Past Seminars

    Past Seminars

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    IT Academic Staff Appointment Seminar

    15 January, 2018 from 15:00 PM — 15:30 PM

    Seminar by candidate FIT Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Data Science.
    Speaker: [Withheld]
    Title: Automated Probabilistic Reasoning Via Variational Inference
    Abstract: A large proportion of ...

  • IT Academic Staff Appointment Seminar

    19 December, 2017 from 13:45 PM — 14:45 PM

    Bayesian Estimation of Sparse Linear Models using Global-Local Shrinkage Estimators
    Seminar by candidate for a FIT Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Data Science role.
    Speaker: ...

  • Yongqun Oliver He

    General Seminar: Yongqun "Oliver" He

    06 December, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    Biomedical Ontologies and their Applications in Big Data and IT Research

    Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Yongqun “Oliver” He, University of Michigan Medical ...

  • General Seminar: Ann Nicholson

    29 November, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    Can AI techniques help Intelligence Analysts?

    Speaker: Prof. Ann Nicholson
    This is an FIT General Academic Seminar. This will be a 20 ...

  • IT Academic Staff Appointment Seminar

    23 November, 2017 from 14:30 PM — 15:00 PM

    Deep Generative Models, Data and Beyond
    Speaker: [Withheld]
    Abstract: Machine learning is rigorous and exciting, but translating theory to practice is ...

  • IT seminar: Academic staff appointment seminar

    20 November, 2017 from 13:30 PM — 14:00 PM

    Is Digitization the Answer?: The Ethics of Representing Indigenous Archives Online
    Speaker: [Withheld]
    Abstract: Libraries, archives, and museums are making great strides ...

  • Alan Dorin

    General Seminar: Alan Dorin

    15 November, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    What can an algorithm tell us about the ecology of bees, flowers and food production? (Or,

  • Meredith Makeham

    Dean's Seminar Series: Meredith Makeham

    01 November, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    Building the evidence for the benefits of Digital Health Services and Technologies – an update on our National Digital Health ...

  • Christoph Treude

    Faculty of IT Seminar: Christoph Treude

    18 October, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    Unlocking the insights hidden in software documentation

    Speaker: Christoph Treude
    Abstract: Knowledge management plays a central role in many software development organizations. ...

  • Professor Jon-Whittle

    General Seminar: Jon Whittle

    17 October, 2017 from 15:00 PM — 16:00 PM

    This is the inaugural seminar of the new General Academic Seminar Series. See for details. This is a 20 ...

  • Faculty of IT Seminar: Academic staff appointment seminar

    09 October, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    From Verification to Testing: A Journey Towards Efficient Software Checking
    Abstract: Software controls everything. It executes your financial transactions, powers the ...

  • Vural Aksakalli

    Faculty of IT Seminar: Dr Vural Aksakalli

    04 October, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    Feature Selection and Ranking via Simultaneous Perturbation Stochastic Approximation

    Abstract: Feature selection (FS) has become an indispensable task in dealing with ...

  • Julian Brooke

    Faculty of IT Seminars: Julian Brooke

    20 September, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    Finding Lexical Formulas

    Speaker: Julian Brooke
    Abstract: Some recent research in linguistics argues that a significant portion of human language is generated ...

  • Paolo Rosso

    IT Seminar: Paolo Rosso

    05 September, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    PAN Lab at CLEF: author profiling in social media
    Abstract: Author profiling is the study of how language is shared by ...

  • Sarana Nutanong

    IT Seminar: Sarana Nutanong

    30 August, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    A Generic Method for Accelerating Locality Sensitive Hashing (LSH)-Based Similarity Join Processing

    Abstract: Locality sensitive hashing (LSH) is an efficient method ...

  • Sven Koenig

    IT Seminar: Sven Koenig

    25 August, 2017 from 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM

    Progress on Multi-Robot Path Finding
    Abstract: Teams of robots often have to assign target locations among themselves and then plan collision-free ...

  • Faculty of IT Seminars

    24 August, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 16:00 PM

    Each seminar will run for 20 mins (and Q&A for 10 mins after that).
    Seminar 1: Uncovering Security Issues of ...

  • Marti Hearst

    Dean's Seminar Series: Innovating in the Teaching of Information Visualization by Marti Hearst

    21 August, 2017 from 14:00 PM — 15:00 PM

    Speaker: Marti Hearst
    Information visualization has escaped the research lab and is now heavily used by practitioners across a wide ...

  • Nathan Sturtevant

    IT Seminars: Nathan Sturtevant

    18 August, 2017 from 13:00 PM — 14:00 PM

    New Developments in Bidirectional Heuristic Search
    Abstract: Bidirectional search has been studied in many contexts for over 50 years. Despite the ...

  • Joao Gama

    IT Seminar: Joao Gama

    18 August, 2017 from 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

    Evolving Social Networks: understanding the trajectories of communities
    Abstract: In our digital world, social networks are becoming more and more influential ...