2012

Date Abstract Speaker
Spring 2012
11 January 2012, Room G44 A survey of nominal techniques Dr Jamie Gabbay, Heriot-Watt University
18 January 2012, Room G44 Systems and Security Modelling: From Theory to Practice (Really) Prof David J. Pym, University of Aberdeen
22 February 2012 Joint Decision Making for Situated Language Generation Nina Dethlefs (Interaction Lab), Heriot-Watt University
29 February 2012   Slot available
07 March 2012, Room G44 Personal Data Stores and Services - Individuals and Organisations Dr Alex Stobart, Mydex Community Interest Company
14 March 2012, Room G44 The Grammar of Creative Spaces: Codifying the Impact of Physical Space on Creativity in the Workplace Dr Alison Williams, Creativity Syntax, University of Strathclyde and University of East London
21 March 2012 (16:15-17:15), Room G44 Affecting people with Natural Language Generation Dr Nava Tintarev, University of Aberdeen
26 March 2012, Room G45 Nature-Inspired Metaheuristics: Smart Algorithms or Selective Random Search? Dr Xin-She Yang, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
28 March 2012   Slot available
29 March 2012, Room G44 Challenges in RFID Security and Privacy Dr Julio Hernandez-Castro, School of Computing, University of Portsmouth
30 March 2012, Room G44 The use of Gameplay to structure the pedagogical design of educational Games: A case study of a Role Playing Game designed to teach the OSI Model Dr Mike O'Dea, York St John University
Summer 2012
18 April 2012, Room G44 River Trail - Data-Parallel Programming for the Web Dr Herhut Stephan, Programming Systems Lab, Intel, California
25 April 2012 (14:15-15:15), Room G44 Context-sensitive affect recognition for robotic companions Dr Ginevra Castellano, School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Birmingham
02 May 2012, Room G44 Parallel Patterns for Adaptive Heterogeneous Multicore Systems Prof. Kevin Hammond, University of St. Andrews
09 May 2012   Slot available
16 May 2012   Slot available
20 June 2012, Room G44 Biomedical Atlas Informatics: Current State and Future Challenges Dr Albert Burger, Heriot-Watt University
27 June 2012 (11:15-12:15), Room 1.70 BabyTalk-Family: Natural Language Generation for Parents of NICU Infants Dr Saad Mahamood, University of Aberdeen
3 July 2012 (14:15-15:15), Room G44 Intelligent and Social Audio Processing Dr Bjoern Schuller, Technische Universität München
25 July 2012, Room G44 TBC Ioannis Konstas

2009 - 2011

Date, time & place Abstract Speaker
16 November 2011, 15:15-16:15, Earl Mountbatten, Room G.44 6 Multi-core Experiments William Paul Cockshott, University of Glasgow
9 November 2011 15:15 - 16:15 Earl Mountbatten Building; room 3.03 Expectation propagation for modelling user behaviour in spoken dialogues Dr. Blaise Thomson, Dialogue Systems Group, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge
2 November 2011 15:15 - 16:15 Earl Mountbatten Building; room G.45 Embedding evaluation into the user experience Dr. Lynne Hall, Department of Computing, Engineering and Technology University of Sunderland
27 October 2011 15:15 - 16:15 Earl Mountbatten Building; room 3.07 Robot Companions as Home Assistants and Therapeutic Tools Prof. Kerstin Dautenhahn School of Computer Science University of Hertfordshire
27 October 2011 14:15 - 15:15 Earl Mountbatten Building; room 3.07 Algebraic and Enacitve Methods in Artificial Intelligence: From Symmetry Structures to Experience and Language in Humanoid Robotics Prof. Chrystopher L. Nehaniv, Adaptive, Algorithms & BioComputation Research Groups University of Hertfordshire
20 October 2011 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.07 Time-varying networks Dr. Vito Latora, Department of Physics, Universita' di Catania (Italy)
5 October 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Doing more with less: Improving the performance of genetic programming Dr Colin Johnson, University of Kent in Canterbury
17 August 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.06 Haskell for distributed computing Jeff Epstein, University of Cambridge
3 August 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.06 Extrapolation of visual appearance on the basis of semantic relatedness Dr Lewis Griffin, University College London
15 June 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Auto-tuning MapReduce applications for multicores Dr Jeremy Singer, University of Glasgow
25 March 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Integration of Biomedical Atlases: Current State, Future Challenges and Promises Dr Albert Burger
18 May 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Dynamic Information Visualisation Prof. Aaron J Quigley, St Andrews University
16 May 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten G.45 How to put children off studying computing: learnersʼattitudes to computer science after school based game making projects Dr Judy Robertson
27 April 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Intelligent Transport and Social Inclusion: The Business Perspectives Dr Kostas N Giannoutakis, Newcastle University Business School
7 April 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Synchronisation, networks of coupled phase oscillators and behaviour: applying neurodynamics to evolutionary robotics Renan Moioli, University of Sussex
6 April 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Semantic Web and Reasoning: The Story so Far Dr Jeff Z Pan, University of Aberdeen
9 March 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 1.55 Illusory gloss and velvet shapes Dr Maarten Wijntjes, Delft University of Technology
2 March 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Automating the design of data mining algorithms with genetic programming Dr Alex Freitas, University of Kent
23 February 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Vision in natural behaviour Dr Benjamin Tatler, Dundee University
12 January 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten G.44 Planning for Natural Language: Instruction Giving, Robot Dialogue, and Social Interaction Dr Ron Petrick, University of Edinburgh
6 January 2011, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten G.44 Session types for access and information flow control Prof. Mariangiola Dezani-Ciancaglini, Torino University
6 November 2010, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 1.83 Correct-by-Construction Protocols in the Logic of Events: An Investigation into the Foundations of Distributed Computing Prof. Robert Constable, Cornell University
5 May 2010, 15:15–16:15 Colin Maclaurin F.17 Investigating Collaboration Around the TableTop - effects of input device configuration on awareness and equity of participation Dr Eva Hornecker, University of Strathclyde
26 January 2010, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten G.44 Refactoring Haskell Programs Dr Chris Brown, St Andrews University
7 December 2010, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Building Refactoring Tools for Functional Languages Prof. Simon Thompson, University of Kent
25 November 2010, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 The Impact of Principia Mathematica on Computer Science Prof. Robert Constable, Cornell University
19 November 2009, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Autonomous agents and Bayesian networks in Directed Emergent Drama (DED) Maria Arinbjarnar, University of York
11 November 2009, 15:15–16:15 Earl Mountbatten 3.02 Estimating the glossiness transfer function induced by illumination change and testing its transitivity Prof. Laurence Maloney, New York University
Date & time Location Abstract Contact
16–19 August 2009 Heriot-Watt University The 3rd International Conference on Verified Software: Theories, Tools and Experiments (VSTTE-10) Andrew Ireland
2 December 2009 The Royal Society of Edinburgh Computing with cells: Membrane Computing Pierluigi Frisco
11 November 2009 Heriot-Watt University Joint SICSA CSE THREADSS/SEMANTICS Workshop Phil Trinder
31 August–2 September 2009 Heriot-Watt University International Summer School on Advances in Programming Languages Greg Michaelson
6–9 April 2009 Heriot-Watt University 23rd Convention of the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour Nick Taylor
28–31 July 2008 Heriot-Watt University 15th Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation Fairouz Kamareddine and Ruy De Queriroz
1–4 July 2008 - Workshop on Membrane Computing Pierluigi Frisco and David Corne