Thursday, 8 November 2018 4:48pm
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.
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.
Friday, 28 September 2018 11:30am
The challenges for computer scientists tackling inter-disciplinary research communities and their diverse research needs.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, 17 August 2018 9:39am
Virtual reality is moving beyond purely entertainment to become a potential tool in improving literacy, and the University of Otago is behind one ground-breaking approach.
Friday, 17 August 2018 9:21am
In this talk I will discuss the application of cognitive engineering in the design and development of the VALCRI system - Visual Analytics for sense making in Criminal Intelligence Analysis.
Friday, 10 August 2018 9:29am
The present research has developed collaborative filter based methods to progress the state of the art in representation and recognition of fine-grained categories of images.
Friday, 3 August 2018 11:26am
In this talk I will discuss my recent and emerging research in how autonomous software agents can be designed to interact in an open society.
Friday, 27 July 2018 12:34pm
Warwick Jones guides the SenSys and LiNC teams of designers, engineers and developers to create and bring to markets unique and useful products. The products combine modern sensing and communication technologies to mimic human intelligence and provide useful information to managers and carers of farms, people, assets, utilities and facilities, enabling better care and improved decision-making.
Friday, 13 July 2018 11:09am
Claudia discusses the issues surrounding student self-regulated learning.
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.