Monthly Archives: October 2013

Friday 22nd Nov 2013 – Dr Jose M. Alcaraz Calero

Dr Jose M. Alcaraz Calero – University of the West of Scotland Recent Advances in Management for Large-Scale Cloud Computing Infrastructures Abstract Nowadays, cloud computing is being really attractive due to the intrinsic benefits in terms of costs and time … Continue reading

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Friday 29th Nov 2013 – Dr Phil Turner

Dr Phil Turner – Edinburgh Napier University How we cope with Digital Technology Abstract Digital technology has become a defining characteristic of modern life. Almost everyone uses it, we all rely on it, and many of us own a multitude of devices. … Continue reading

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Friday 7th Feb 2013 – Dr James A. Bednar

Dr James A. Bednar – University of Edinburgh A Mechanistic Model of the Development and Function of the Primary Visual Cortex Abstract Previous computational models of adult primary visual cortex (V1) have been able to account for many of the … Continue reading

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Friday 15th Nov 2013 – Dr Per Ola Kristensson

Dr Per Ola Kristensson – University of St Andrews Reimagining the way we type Abstract A text entry method is a culture-preserving device and a defining feature of civilization. Unfortunately, text entry is suboptimal in many situations, such as when … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th Oct 2013 – Ashraf Samy Hegab

Ashraf Samy Hegab – http://playir.com 3D Mobile Games Development Overview Playir is a software engineering start-up that allows users to create and edit their own games via a web browser while simultaneously playing their level with their friends on a phone, … Continue reading

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