Friday, 1 June 2018 9:57am
SIMD and Search Engines - ongoing research in the Information Retrieval Research Group
Friday, 25 May 2018 11:41am
Data Science - how much math/stat/programming/IT/... should be covered?
Friday, 18 May 2018 9:54am
We examine the nature of values propositioned by brands on Twitter and the feedback to those values from customers.
Friday, 11 May 2018 12:08pm
In the era of Big Data, with streaming applications such as social media, surveillance monitoring and real-time search generating large volumes of data, efficient Data Stream Processing Systems (DSPSs) have become essential.
Friday, 4 May 2018 10:46am
Implications for modeling cognition in big brains such as ours.
Monday, 30 April 2018 2:37pm
Two PhD scholarships are available for a research project to develop a computational theory of collective action.
Friday, 27 April 2018 12:22pm
In this talk, I will first give a brief introduction of WBANs and the challenges for communication in WBANs.
Friday, 20 April 2018 1:00pm
This talk reviews the recent case of The DAO "hack" in June 2016 and the hard fork it took in response. It analyses the role and effectiveness of the decentralised autonomous organisation's governance in its time of crisis, and who could possibly be held accountable for the events that took place.
Friday, 13 April 2018 11:49am
Four- and Seven-Point Relative Pose from Oriented Features
Sunday, 8 April 2018 12:24pm
We are seeking two Lecturers or Senior Lecturers to join our dynamic academic teaching and research staff.
Friday, 23 March 2018 8:53am
What are blockchains and crypotcurrencies? In this talk I will cover what they actually are.
Friday, 16 March 2018 11:27am
It was a family affair for Yasir when his wife and daughter joined him to walk his thesis over to the doctoral office.
Friday, 16 March 2018 12:23pm
This talk covers some recent work on reliable and efficient CAM broadcast for decentralised VANETs. The objective is to enhance packet delivery reliability in safety message dissemination with short latency and small overhead, aiming to provide traffic awareness around vehicles and reduce driving risks on road.
Thursday, 15 March 2018
- Castle Street Lecture Theatre One
Join us to hear Senior TED Fellow Dr. Laura Boykin discuss how DNA sequencing, super-computing and teamwork are improving the lives of millions.
Friday, 9 March 2018 12:14pm
Towards Robust Data Mining Methods for Human Activity Recognition
Thursday, 22 February 2018 2:05pm
Artificial intelligence (AI) is in the headlines - everything from revolutionising work to producing killer robots.
But is the field of AI really that advanced in the workplace, and what does it mean for the workforce?
Friday, 16 February 2018 3:47pm
Interested in pursuing a research master’s thesis with funding (domestic fees and stipend paid for one year)?
Associate Professor Tony Savarimuthu and colleagues from GeoNet, Massey and Otago have secured funding for a master's research work which is funded (domestic fees and stipend paid) by QuakeCore. The abstract for the project and the expected qualities of a successful candidate are given below. If you are interested please contact Tony (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 16th February. If you think someone might be interested in this opportunity, please forward this email to them.
Thursday, 15 February 2018 9:40am
Dunedin is well placed to lead the country in niche virtual and augmented reality technology, writes Holger Regenbrecht.
Thursday, 14 December 2017
- Quad 4
Are these systems weak? Can we trust them? How will they affect the workforce, skills, careers...?
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 12:50pm
Kurt Weston has been awarded a scholarship to study abroad.
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 1:06pm
Virtual Reality Interface Factors in a Power Wheelchair Simulator
Wednesday, 8 November 2017 9:47am
Nigel Stanger has one paper accepted for the upcoming APSEC2017 conference in Jiangsu, China, while Sherlock Licorish has recently been and will be attending CITRENZ2017 and ICCE2017.
Tuesday, 7 November 2017 10:16am
Prof Stephen Cranefield received a $460,000 Marsden Grant for his project entitled "A computational theory of collective action."
Friday, 3 November 2017 10:04am
University of Otago researchers have gained around $24m for 33 world-class research projects in the latest Marsden Fund annual round – the University’s most successful round ever.
Wednesday, 1 November 2017 9:45am
Mohammed proudly walked his freshly bound thesis to the Doctoral Office this week.
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 9:30am
Tom Laurenson walked his freshly bound thesis over to the clocktower last week.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 6:19pm
An app created by Information Science students will make it easier for the University's Pacific Islands Centre to communicate with the students it supports.
Friday, 13 October 2017 9:58am
Understanding Timbre: Science and Music
Friday, 6 October 2017 11:32am
In this talk, I will address three main issues of using CNNs for medical image semantic segmentation.
Friday, 29 September 2017 9:53am
Workload Management of a primary health centre through prediction using care-plans for long term conditions.
Friday, 22 September 2017 3:45pm
A $1 million MBIE Endeavour "Smart Ideas" grant has been awarded to Department of Computer Science’s Dr Stefanie Zollmann and her team from Computer Science, Information Science and Physical Education for their research titled “Situated visualisation to enrich sports experience for on-site spectators”.
Friday, 22 September 2017 1:37pm
In this talk, I will present a new probability learning based particle swarm optimization (PLPSO) algorithm for large-scale optimization.
Friday, 15 September 2017 1:11pm
Autonomous systems are rapidly transitioning from labs into our lives. A crucial question concerns trust: in what situations will we (appropriately) trust such systems?
Friday, 8 September 2017 1:03pm
What are deep networks good for? Find out at this weeks seminar.
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 1:47pm
How to make robots that we can trust.
Friday, 25 August 2017 10:05am
Introduction to Electronic Forensics
Friday, 18 August 2017 1:19pm
Top-k Merit Weighting PBIL for Optimal Coalition Structure Generation of Smart Power Grids
Friday, 11 August 2017 9:14am
This weeks seminar cancelled.
Friday, 4 August 2017 2:13pm
Association mining is a well established data mining technique that takes a collection of sets of items and infers rules.
Thursday, 3 August 2017 10:02am
The impressive contributions of seven up-and-coming University of Otago academics have been recognised through the University’s annual Early Career Awards for Distinction in Research.
Friday, 28 July 2017 9:45am
The idea of employing scavenged energy from human motion to run electronic devices is attracting increased attention of many researchers worldwide.
Friday, 21 July 2017 1:44pm
X-ray diffraction has the potential to provide rich information about the protein conformational ensemble. Bragg diffraction is increasingly being used for ensemble modeling; however, Bragg analysis only reveals the mean charge density and cannot distinguish models that result from alternative collective motions.
Friday, 14 July 2017 9:29am
Long-term studies examining the spatial distribution patterns and dynamics of alpine plant species are rare. This talk will describe a point-pattern analysis for a highly restricted, cryptic herbaceous perennial forget-me-not, Myosotis oreophila, over a 17 year period.
Monday, 10 July 2017 12:46pm
Matt Cook is the latest of of postgraduate students to complete his Masters degree.
Wednesday, 5 July 2017 1:19pm
It was with lightning speed that Gu responded to my email to walk his thesis over to the doctoral office today!
Thursday, 8 June 2017 11:03am
Jeremiah Deng recently went to Anchorage in Alaska to present a paper at the IJCNN 2017 Conference (the International Joint Conference on Neural Networking).
Friday, 2 June 2017 9:22am
We are hosting the Asia-Pacific part of the programme committee meeting for the International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality. Three visitors from Japan are here for that meeting
Friday, 26 May 2017 2:47pm
The use of Information Technology (IT) is becoming increasingly pervasive in many people’s work breaks.
Monday, 22 May 2017 10:46am
Four papers by Sherlock Licorish et al have been accepted for a CORE A-ranked conference EASE2017 (the International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering).
Friday, 19 May 2017 1:50pm
Virtual reality is a hot topic nowadays.
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 10:17am
We had three postgrad students submitting their thesis recently - all on the same day!
Friday, 12 May 2017 11:37am
Stream multi-class imbalance learning in smart home applications is an evolving learning area that incorporates the challenges of both multi-class imbalance and stream learning.
Thursday, 11 May 2017 11:26am
Monday, 8 May 2017 10:52am
Professor Michael Winikoff has had two papers accepted for two conferences: IJCAI2017 and ECIS2017
Friday, 5 May 2017 1:53pm
In my talk, you will see how crazy researchers like me ask nearly impossible questions such as: how to cope with multipath phenomena, how to simultaneously localize multiple LTE users using one radio resource, and how to perform real experiments for multi antenna systems by using only one antenna.
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 9:54am
In this talk I outline how to compare these technologies and integrate them into similar projects with the expectation that they will increase the quality of development effort and enjoyment in academia in the same way they revolutionised the open source and industry communities.
Friday, 7 April 2017 9:26am
This presentation will provide an introduction to the many forms of Virtual Reality that have been applied across a diverse range of clinical conditions and research questions.
Thursday, 6 April 2017 3:40pm
Publication Title: How Testable Are BDI Agents? An Analysis of Branch Coverage
Friday, 31 March 2017 9:23am
This talk will present work (in progress) on the computational characterisation of interactional justice.
Friday, 24 March 2017 3:21pm
Title: The Divergent Autoencoder as a Machine Learning Classifier
Friday, 17 March 2017 9:51am
We are looking for a Research Assistant to work on an Otago Research Grant project entitled: “A Computational Theory of Collective Action”.
Friday, 17 March 2017 10:09am
Wavelength Reused Optical Network on Chip (ONoC) for Many-Core Processors
Thursday, 16 March 2017 10:05am
Recent advances in metalearning: from metafeatures to streams
Thursday, 16 March 2017 11:19am
Mild Stress Stimuli built into a Non-Immersive Virtual Environment can elicit actual Stress Responses
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 10:11am
Secure Query Processing with Data Interoperability in a Cloud Database Environment
Friday, 10 March 2017 3:56pm
Hypercube - On Velocity and Prediction Quality in Big Data Applications
Friday, 3 March 2017 3:58pm
Hypercube - Experiencing the fourth spatial dimension
Sunday, 1 January 2017 1:43pm
As robots and other autonomous systems become more widely used, how can we trust them to do what they should?
Sunday, 1 January 2017 12:44pm
Otago researchers are leading the way in exploring real-world applications for augmented reality.
Friday, 7 October 2016 12:45pm
What is expected to happen vs. what happens - A process mining based study of decision-making processes in Python
Friday, 30 September 2016 3:23pm
Seminar by Hamza Bennani, from the Department of Computer Science, titled "Three Dimensional Reconstruction of Human Lumbar Spine from Bi-planar X-rays".
Wednesday, 6 July 2016 12:00am
Thirty senior Māori students and their teachers from across 10 Dunedin secondary schools were exposed to the world of business and innovation from a uniquely kaupapa Māori perspective as part of the 3rd Annual Biz4Taiohi.