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Two PhD scholarships available for multi-agent systems research

Monday, 30 April 2018 2:37pm

Two PhD scholarships are available for a research project to develop a computational theory of collective action.

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CSIS Seminar presented by Abbas Arghavani

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.

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CSIS Seminar presented by Stephen Wingreen

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.

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CSIS Seminar presented by Steven Mills

Friday, 13 April 2018 11:49am

Four- and Seven-Point Relative Pose from Oriented Features

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Vacancies for two Lecturers or Senior Lecturers

Sunday, 8 April 2018 12:24pm

We are seeking two Lecturers or Senior Lecturers to join our dynamic academic teaching and research staff.

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CSIS Seminar by John Williams, Department of Marketing

Friday, 23 March 2018 8:53am

What are blockchains and crypotcurrencies?  In this talk I will cover what they actually are.

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Family affair for Yasir as he submits his hardbound thesis

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.

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CSIS Seminar by Guangbing Xiao

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.

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CSIS Seminar by Dr. Brendon Woodford

Friday, 9 March 2018 12:14pm

Towards Robust Data Mining Methods for Human Activity Recognition

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Computers will shape our future

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?

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Financial Opportunity for New Masters Student 

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 ( by 16th February. If you think someone might be interested in this opportunity, please forward this email to them.

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Make mixed reality Dunedin's reality

Thursday, 15 February 2018 9:40am

Dunedin is well placed to lead the country in niche virtual and augmented reality technology, writes Holger Regenbrecht.