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CSIS Seminar presented by John Williams, Marketing Department

Monday, 19 August 2019 12:28pm

According to Turing Award-winning computer scientist Judea Pearl, a revolution is happening in quantitative data analysis, due to achievements in mathematical theory pertaining to structural causal models (SCMs).

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CSIS Seminar presented by Luming Wan, Department of Computer Science 

Thursday, 15 August 2019 10:34am

This weeks seminar is presented by Luming Wan from Computer Science and is entitled "When Blockchain meets networks with high latency".

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Heads up on intelligence

Thursday, 15 August 2019 11:41am

Artificial intelligence is transforming life in New Zealand more quickly than many realise, states a new report from the Royal Society. The urgent task is to ensure it helps more than it harms.

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CSIS Seminar presented by Daniel Alencar da Costa

Friday, 2 August 2019 1:20pm

Automatic Debugging of Software: A Lost Cause or a Goal Worth Pursuing?

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CSIS Seminar presented by Sander Zwanenburg

Friday, 26 July 2019 1:21pm

Interdisciplinarity: Charting it to allow for more responsive research systems

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Recent Tech Week TEXpo great success

Thursday, 30 May 2019 1:49pm

The University of Otago, together with the Otago Polytechnic, Enterprise Dunedin, the Economic Development Unit of Dunedin City Council and SIGNAL ICT Grad School, co-hosted Dunedin Techweek TEXpo at the Otago Business School on Saturday 25 May 2019.

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Family: A good reason to finish faster

Friday, 24 May 2019 1:53pm

There are lots of reasons why doctoral candidates aim to finish their studies in three years. For Manjula Devananda finishing quickly meant reuniting her family faster.

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Elora Chang making news in Tech Industry

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 11:21am

Elora Chang, one of Computer and Information Science third year students, was featured in Business News page of the ODT recently.

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University of Otago celebrates Marsden Fund success

Thursday, 8 November 2018 9:20am

University of Otago researchers are celebrating their most successful Marsden Fund round ever, securing $28.5 million (excluding GST) for 41 world-class research projects.

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CSIS Seminar presented by Anthony Robins, Department of Computer Science

Friday, 5 October 2018 10:34am

Anthony Robins will be giving an informal talk about computing in schools, what are the results from his recent involvement with co editing Cambridge Handbook of Computing Education Research and his experience of working with 53 academic authors for the handbook.

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CSIS Seminar presented by Richard Sinnott, University of Melbourne

Friday, 28 September 2018 11:30am

The challenges for computer scientists tackling inter-disciplinary research communities and their diverse research needs.

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CSIS Seminar presented by Holger Regenbrecht, Department of Information Science

Friday, 14 September 2018 11:32am

For mixed reality applications, where reality and virtual reality are spatially merged and aligned in interactive real-time, we propose a pure voxel representation as a rendering and interaction method of choice.

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CSIS Seminar presented by Matthew Parry Department of Maths and Stats

Friday, 7 September 2018 11:40am

In this talk, I will discuss recent developments in score matching, including penalized approaches, and applications to circular distributions, graphical models, classification challenges and gene network discovery.

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CSIS Seminar presented by Lahiru Ariyasinghe, Department of Computer Science

Friday, 24 August 2018 10:47am

In this talk, I will present the design of C-HAS and demonstrate how it can improve on state of the art by reducing the instability and unfairness problems in a significant manner.