Monthly Archives: March 2014

Friday 4th April 2014 – Dr Marco Gaboardi

Dr Marco Gaboardi – University of Dundee Differential Privacy: An Economic Method for Choosing Epsilon Abstract Differential Privacy is becoming a standard approach in data privacy: it offers ways to answer queries about sensitive information while providing strong, provable privacy … Continue reading

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Wed 2nd April 2014 – Prof David Harper

Prof David Harper – Head of University Relations in EMEA for Google Google its History, Approach to Engineering & Building University Relationships Abstract The talk will start with a potted history of Google, and some recent products will be highlighted. … Continue reading

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Friday 21st March 2014 – Prof John Lee

Prof John Lee – University of Edinburgh Recycled Resources and Learning Communities Abstract Alignment, convention, dialogue, the emergence of symbols, communities and vicarious learning form a complex knot of interconnected issues that, if we can untangle them, may shed light … Continue reading

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Friday 28th Mar 2014 – Dr Bruce Graham

Dr Bruce Graham – University of Stirling Dynamics of Information Storage and Recall in the Brain Abstract Cortical circuitry consists of a large population of excitatory neurons, typically pyramidal cells, which are contacted by smaller numbers of heterogeneous populations of … Continue reading

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Friday 14th March 2014 – Prof Chris Williams

Prof Chris Williams – University of Edinburgh Switching Linear Dynamical Systems for Condition Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit Abstract Data drawn from an observed system is often usefully described by a number of hidden (or latent) factors. Given a … Continue reading

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Friday 7th March 2013 – Tiphane Dalmas

Tiphane Dalmas – University of Edinburgh Question Answering in Spacebook Abstract Spacebook is a speech-driven, hands-free, eyes-free mobile application for pedestrian navigation and exploration in urban environments. This talk is an overview of the system, with a focus on pedestrian … Continue reading

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