Monthly Archives: October 2011

Friday 9th Mar 2012 – Prof Andrew Ireland

Prof Andrew Ireland – Heriot-Watt University Reasoned Modelling: Towards Decision Support for System Designers Formal modelling and reasoning are closely related activities. In particular, modelling decisions are typically informed by the analysis of failed proofs. While such analysis is not … Continue reading

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Thursday 8th Mar 2012 – Lee Stott

Mr Lee Stott – Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Using computers in the cloud can make lots of sense. Rather than buying and maintaining your own machines, why not exploit the acres of internet accessible servers on offer today? For some … Continue reading

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Friday 2nd Mar 2012 – Dr Karen Renaud

Dr Karen Renaud – University of Glasgow The Real Effects of Password Policies Users are often considered the weakest link in the security chain because of their poor security behaviour. One area with a vast amount of evidence related to … Continue reading

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Friday 24th Feb 2012 – Prof Yaochu Jin

Prof Yaochu Jin – University of Surrey Self-Organization of Neural Systems – An Evolutionary and Developmental Perspective Understanding self-organization of biological nervous systems is key to understanding cognition. This talk presents our recent research efforts on understanding neural self-organization from … Continue reading

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Friday 17th Feb 2012 – Prof Choi-Hong Lai

Prof Choi-Hong Lai – University of Greenwich On transformation methods and the induced parallel properties for the temporal domain Many engineering and applied science problems are described by time dependent nonlinear partial differential equations. Numerical methods of handling transient problems … Continue reading

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Friday 3rd Feb 2012 – Dr Julian Bass

Dr Julain Bass – School of Computing, Robert Gordon University Influences on Agile Practice Tailoring in Enterprise Software Development Distributed agile development projects have become a reality in large enterprises using offshore development models. Agile practices are tailored to fit … Continue reading

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Friday 27th Jan 2012 – Dr Judy Robertson

Dr Judy Robertson, Mr Andrew MacVean – Heriot-Watt University Lessons Learned from a Preliminary Study of an Exergame for children With evermore children in the Western world adopting a sedentary lifestyle, there is an increased emphasis towards physical activity interventions. … Continue reading

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