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2009–2010 Research Colloquia

Unless otherwise indicated, colloquia were held at 11:00 AM in room 906 of the Gould-Simpson Building.

Tuesday, June 22 (2:00 pm, GS 942):
Joseph Roback, PhD Final Defense, Computer Science Department
Gossamer: A Lightweight Programming Framework for Multicore Machines

Friday, May 14 (10:00 am, GS 906):
Will Evans, University of British Columbia
Clone Detection via Structural Abstraction

Tuesday, May 11 (10:00 am, GS 942):
Qiyam Tung, MS Thesis Defense, Computer Science Department-University of Arizona
Enhancing Emphasis in a Lecture Video

Thursday, May 6 (10:00 am, GS 942):
Arun Madhavan, MS Thesis Defense, Computer Science Department-University of Arizona
NAT Traversal through Tunneling

Wednesday, May 5 (2:00 pm, GS 942):
Nithya Krishnamoorthy, MS Thesis Defense, Computer Science Department-University of Arizona
Static Detection of Disassembly Errors

Tuesday, April 27:
Lei Ye, Oral Qualifying Exam, Computer Science Department-University of Arizona
Energy-Efficient Storage in Virtual Machine Environments

Friday, April 16 (2:00 pm, GS 906):
Igor Crk, PhD Final Defense, Computer Science Department
Context-Aware Resource Management

Friday, April 16 (1:15 pm, GS 701):
Arnon Amir, Research Staff, Computer Science Department-IBM Almaden Research Center
DuraBytes - The Smarter Tape

Friday, April 16 (10:00 am, GS 906):
Chris Demchak, School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona
Security Seminar Series
Organizational and National "Security Resilience" underpinning a Cybersecurity Strategy

Thursday, April 15 (10:00 am, GS 942):
Scott Morris, PhD Final Defense, Computer Science Department
Digital Trails

Thursday, April 8:
Yifan Hu, AT&T Research Labs
What's Worth Watching on TV? -- a Collaborative Filtering Based Recommender for Implicit Feedback Datasets

Thursday, April 8 (9:00 am, GS 701):
Joseph Schlecht, PhD Final Defense, Computer Science Department
Learning 3-D Models of Object Structure From Images

Thursday, April 1:
Sriraam Natarajan, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Computer Science-University of Wisconsin-Madison
Efficient Statistical Relational Learning

Tuesday, March 30:
Russell Lewis, Master's Thesis Defense, Department of Computer Science-University of Arizona
Bodyguard: Running Protected Applications in Untrusted Operating Systems

Thursday, March 11:
Larry Peterson, Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University
Distinguished Lecture
Reinventing the Internet

Friday, March 5 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Ian Fasel, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Computer Science - University of Arizona
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Perceptive, Information Gathering Autonomous Agents

Thursday, March 4 (3:30 pm, GS 942):
Barry Rountree, PhD Final Defense, Computer Science Department
Theory and Practice of Dynamic Voltage/Frequency Scaling in the High Performance Computing Environment

Thursday, March 4:
Tetsuo Asano , School of Information Science , JAIST (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Constant-Work-Space Algorithm for Geometric Problems

Tuesday, March 2:
Aparna Das, PhD Student, Brown University - Providence, RI
Approximation schemes for the vehicle routing problem with unsplittable demands.

Friday, February 26 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Benjamin Kozuch, Dept of Philosophy & Wesley Kerr, Dept of Computer Science, Graduate Student Presentations
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar

Friday, February 26 (10:00 am, GS 906):
Amir Herzberg, Dept. of Computer Science, Bar Ilan University
Security Seminar Series
LOT - Lightweight Opportunistic Tunnels

Friday, February 19 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Richard L. Lewis, Professor of Psychology , Department of Psychology - University of Michigan
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Bounded Optimality in Language, Thought, and Action: Studies of Adaptation Under Cognitive Constraint

Friday, February 19 (10:00 am, GS 906):
Fei-Yue Wang, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, SIE UofA
Security Seminar Series
Social Computing and Societal Security: A New Dimension in Information Security

Thursday, February 18:
Gary McGraw, Cigital
Security Seminar Series
Exploiting Online Games

Friday, February 12 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Canceled-Paul Smolensky, Ph.D., Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Cognitive Science , Department of Cognitive Science - Johns Hopkins University
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Relating Linguistic Competence and Psycholinguistic Performance in Phonological Encoding through Neural Network Computation

Friday, February 5 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Sian Beilock , Associate Professor, Department of Psychology - The University of Chicago
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Expert Performance: From Action to Perception to Understanding

Friday, February 5 (10:00 am, GS 906):
Bhavani Thuraisingham, School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas
Security Seminar Series
Data Mining for Malicious Code Detection and Security Applications

Friday, January 29 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Mara Mather, Associate Professor, Gerontology & Psychology - University of Southern California
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
The Immutable Nature of Emotional Memories: Emotion-Impaired Memory Updating

Friday, January 22 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Theresa Lopez , Graduate Student Presentation, Dept. of Philosophy
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Statistical Learning in Language Acquisition: Implications for Moral Psychology and the Å’Linguistic Analogy

Thursday, January 14:
Rik Sarkar, Ph.D. Student, Department of Computer Science at Stony Brook University
Data Storage, Retrieval and Routing in Sensor Network with Ricci Flow Embedding

Monday, December 14 (1:30 pm, GS 906):
Jonathan Myers, MS Thesis Defense, University of Arizona
Solar System Object Searching in "Deep Stacks"

Tuesday, December 8:
Federico Cirett Galan, PhD Student - Oral Qualifying Exam, Computer Science, University of Arizona
Data mining records of an ITS used by English Learners and English Primary Students

Friday, December 4 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Morgan Barense , Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Medial Temporal Lobe Amnesia: A Deficit in Memory, Perception, or Both?

Thursday, December 3:
Dr. Michael Kaufmann, Professor, University of Tubingen
Algorithms for Boundary Labeling

Friday, November 20 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Keith Devlin , Executive Director , H-STAR Institute, Stanford University
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Two Kinds of Math - and How to Teach Them

Friday, November 13 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Randall Beer, Professor of Informatics - Cognitive Science, Computer Science, School of Informatics and Computing Indiana University-Bloomington
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Evolution and Analysis of Minimally-Cognitive Behavior in Model Agents

Friday, November 6 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Daniel Goldreich, Professor, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour McMaster University
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
A Bayesian Perceptual Explanation for the Tactile Rabbit and Other Curious Cutaneous Illusions

Friday, November 6 (10:00 am, GS 906):
Young-Jun Son, SIE, University of Arizona
Security Seminar Series
Integrated Human Decision Making and Planning Model under Extended Belief-Desire-Intention Framework: Emergency Evacuation Applications

Thursday, October 29:
Saumya Debray, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Arizona
Horrible Code: Adventures in Understanding Malware Programs

Friday, October 23 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Paul Zak, Professor , Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies, Claremont Graduate University & Loma Linda University Medical Center
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
The Neurobiology of Trust

Friday, October 23 (10:00 am, GS 906):
Loukas Lazos , ECE, University of Arizona
Security Seminar Series
Dealing with Liars: Misbehavior Identification via Renyi-Ulam Games

Friday, October 16 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Iris Oved, Ph.D. , Computer Science - School of Information Sciences, Technology and Arts , University of Arizona
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Perception and Inference in the Acquisition of Simple Concepts

Thursday, October 15:
Dr. Paul Cohen, Professor and Head - Department of Computer Science, SISTA , University of Arizona
Against Sophistication: In Pursuit of Complete Intelligence

Friday, October 9 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Wulfila Gronenberg, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Division of Neurobiology, Arizona Research Labs, University of Arizona
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Social Insects - Social Brains?

Friday, October 9 (10:00 am, GS 906):
Hsinchun Chen , Management Information Systems, University of AZ
Security Seminar Series
Intelligence and Security Informatics: The COPLINK and Dark Web Experience

Tuesday, October 6:
Marwan Krunz, ECE Professor & Director of Connection One Center , University of Arizona
Resource Management and Distributed Protocals for Cognitive Radio Networks

Friday, October 2 (3:00 pm, McClelland 132):
Dr. Paul Cohen, Professor and Head of Department of Computer Science, SISTA , University of Arizona
MIS Speaker Series
Against Sophistication: In Pursuit of Complete Intelligence

Friday, October 2 (10:00 am, GS 906):
Albert Bergesen, Department of Sociology, University of Arizona
Security Seminar Series
Radical Islam: An Attack from the Past or the Future?

Thursday, October 1:
John Hartman, Associate Professor , University of Arizona
Running Trusted Applications on Untrusted Operating Systems

Friday, September 25 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
William Badecker , Research Professor, Cognitive Science, University of Arizona
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Working Memory in Sentence Production and the Role of Memory Retrievals

Friday, September 18 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Natasha Warner , Associate Professor, Dept of Linguistics, University of Arizona
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
Real-life Speech Processing: Combining Big Picture and Detail

Thursday, September 17:
Stephen Kobourov, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
GMap, Putting Data on the Map

Friday, September 11 (12:00 pm, GS 906):
Susan Carey, Professor, Dept of Psychology, Harvard University
Cog Sci Brown Bag Seminar
The Origin of Concepts

Tuesday, August 18 (2:00 pm, GS 906):
Travis Wheeler, PhD Dissertation Thesis Defense, Computer Science Department
Efficient Construction of Accurate Multiple Alignments and Large-Scale Neighbor-Joining Phylogenies