Open Lecture Series
Computer Science and Software Engineering
The discipline of Computer Science and Software Engineering plays host to a number of excellent guest speakers from industry and other institutions. These open lectures allow our students a chance to hear inspirational careers successes and provide opportunities to discuss innovative ideas.
- 11th March 2014 - Atlassian: Speakers Rebecca Jones & Jeremy Evans - Atlassian is an award-winning enterprise software company that helps innovators everywhere plan, build, and launch great software.
- 17th March 2014 - The University of Trier: Speaker Ms Katrin Casel - "A Fixed-Parameter Approach to Privacy Protection". Please also download the supporting slides.
- 24th March 2014 - The University of Newcastle: Speaker Mr Mark Wallis - "Engineering for Disaster".
- 2nd April 2014 - North Carolina State University: Speaker Dr Prabhu Manyem - "Expressibility at the machine level versus structure level for ESO universal Horn Logic: Easier done than said".
- 15th May 2014 - CSIRO ICT Centre, Tasmania: Speaker Dr Craig Lindley - "Computer Games, Robots and Artificial Intelligence"
- 21st May 2014 - UNSW: Speaker Professor Xuemin Lin - "Recent Research Progress from DBG@UNSW in Processing Big Graph Data"
- 4th July 2014 - University of La Laguna: Speaker Professor Pino Caballero-Gil - "Graph-Based Authentication for Ad-hoc Networks"
- "Development Processes: From Requirements to Design" - Mr Peter Diggins, Object Consulting (25 March)
- "Vulnerability Measures on Graphs" - Dr Elgin Kilic, Ege University, Turkey (9 April)
- "The World Through a Computer's Eyes" - Dr Mira Park (16 April)
- "Backdoors to Satisfaction" - Dr Serge Gaspers, UNSW (23 April)
- "Towards a More Computational Mathematics: Rational Trigonometry and New Foundations For Geometry" - A/Prof Norman Wildberger, UNSW (30 April)
- "The Use of Immersive Virtual Reality for Training in the Coal Industry" - Bruce Dowsett and Matt Farrelly, Virtual Reality Technologies, Coal Services (7 May)
- "The Proof of the Four Colour Theorem" - Mr Michael Reynolds (21 May)
- "Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining in Energy Networks" - Dr Adam Berry, CSIRO (22 May)
- "Touching the Virtual World: Haptic Evaluation, Perception and Discovery" - Dr Shamus Smith (28 May)
- "How to Draw a Graph, Revisited" - Professor Peter Eades, University of Sydney (4 June)
- "Revolution. Excellence. Agility. Convergence and Collaboration in the Creative Industries" - Professor Terrence Masson, Northeastern University, USA (14 June)
- "Can Monitoring of Cancer Helpline Interactions Assist in Providing Real-time Information to Oncology Nurses?" - Paul Morrison (18 June)
- "How to Protect Privacy" - Jeremy Evans (18 June)
- "Late Acceptance Hill Climbing Applied in Parallel to the Quadratic Assignment Problem" - Matthew Harris (18 June)
- "Cloud Economics - A Research about cost effective transition between traditional to Cloud Computing" - Mr Zainul A Masud (12 July)
- "Human-Centered Visualization" - A/Professor Masahiro Takatsuka, the University of Sydney (23 July)
- "Engineering Behaviour: Simulation and Model-Checking for Embedded Systems and Robotics" - Professor Vladimir Estivill-Castro, Griffith University (3 September)
- "How Do Cells "Think"? Why Engineers Can Answer the Questions That Biologists Can't" - Mr David Budden, University of Melbourne (20 September)
- "Combinatorial Meta-Analysis of Microarray Gene Expression Data and Applications to Prostate Cancer" - Nisha Puthiyedth (2 December)
- "Genetic Algorithm-Based Ensemble Method for Large-Scale Biological Data Classification" - Mohammad Nazmul Haque (3 December)