Selected Seminars

Computational & Applied Sciences Colloquium Series:

 

Title

The IBM/Jeopardy Challenge

Presenters Dr. Chris Welty,
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Time Thursday, Feb 17, 2011, 2:00 PM
Location ILS Seminar Room (SS-262), UAlbany Main Campus
Sponsors The University at Albany’s Division for Research
The Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies
Title

From Natural to Artificial Cognitive Systems

Presenters Dr. Giorgio Metta,
University of Genova
Time Friday, May 16, 2008, 11:00 AM
Location ILS Seminar Room (SS-262), UAlbany Main Campus
Sponsors The Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies
Title

Spoken Dialogue Systems for Space and Lunar Exploration

Presenters Dr. James Hieronymus,
NASA Ames Research Center
Time Monday, June 12, 2006, 9:45 AM
Location ILS Seminar Room (SS-262), UAlbany Main Campus
Sponsors The Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies
Title

2006 RoboShow

Pictures
Public Demonstrations Black Jack: AIBO vs. Human,
RoboDancing,
4-Legged Soccer,
RoboFaces,
Mapping and Navigation,
3-D Image Analysis
Time Wednesday, May 17, 2006, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location Social Science Building, Room 262, University at Albany
Sponsors the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, University at Albany (credit kapis)
Title

Interactive, Collaborative Information Systems
—Research advances and opportunities at the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies at SUNY, Albany

Presenters Prof. Tomek Strzalkowski,
Department of Computer Science
Director, ILS Institute, SUNY Albany
Time April 27, 2006, 10:15 AM
Location ILS Seminar Room (SS-262), UAlbany Main Campus
Sponsors The Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies
Title

AI Has Ignored Academic Learning: To the Rescue Comes A New Form of Machine Learning: Poised-For Learning

Presenters Dr. Selmer Bringsjord,
Director, Rensselaer AI and Reasoning (RAIR) Laboratory Department of Cognitive Science (Chair) Department of Computer Science,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Time Friday, March 3rd, 2006 2:00pm
Location Life Science Building, Coference Room 1143, University at Albany
Sponsors The Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies
Title

Meanings and Metaphors

Presenters Dr. Patrick Hanks,
Brandeis University and Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
Time Monday, November 14, 2005 5:00 – 6:00pm
Tuesday, November 15, 2005 10:30 – 12:00Noon
Location Life Science Building, Coference Room 1143, University at Albany
Sponsors State University at Albany
Faculty of Informatices & Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies
Title

RoboShow

Pictures http://www.ils.albany.edu/robotics/RoboShow/
Presenters Scott Lenser,
Department of Computer Science,
Carnegie Mellon UniversityDr. Huahai Yang,
Department of Information Science,
University at AlbanyRobotics Seminar Students,
Department of Computer Science,
University at Albany
Time Monday, May 10, 2004, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location Social Science Building, Room 259 & 262, University at Albany
Sponsors The Office of the VP for Research, the Dean’s Office, College of Arts and Sciences, & the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, University at Albany
Title

Shape Recognition for Automated Medical Diagnosis

Presenter Dr. Carlo Tomasi,
Department of Computer Science,
Duke University
Time Friday, March 21, 2003, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location Social Science Building, Room 262, University at Albany
Sponsors the University at Albany’s Division for Research, &
the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, University at Albany
Title

LARRI: A Language-based Assistant for Maintenance and Repair

Presenter Dr. Alexander I. Rudnicky,
School of Computer Science,
Carnegie Mellon University
Time Friday, Feb 7, 2003, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location Social Science Building, Room 262, University at Albany
Sponsors the University at Albany’s Division for Research, &
the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, University at Albany
Title

Directions in Protein Contact Map Mining
Presentation Material: zaki.zip

Presenter Dr. Mohammed J. Zaki, Assistant Professor,
Department of Computer Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Time Friday, December 13, 2002, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location Social Science Building, Room 262, University at Albany
Sponsors the University at Albany’s Division for Research, &
the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, University at Albany
Title

Extracting Information from the Links in National Academic Webs
Presentation Material: ALBANY_presentation2.ppt

Presenter Dr. Mike Thelwall
School of Computing and Information Technology
University of Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton UK
Time Thursday, November 21, 2002, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location Social Science Building, Room 262, University at Albany
Sponsors the University at Albany’s Division for Research,
the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, University at Albany &
The School of Information Science and Policy, University at Albany
Title

Combining Visual Information with a Linguistic Knowledgebase for Content Extraction from Video

Presenter Dr. Anthony Hoogs
Research Scientist
GE Research
Time Wednesday, September 25, 2002, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location Social Science Building, Room 262 University at Albany
Sponsors the University at Albany’s Division for Research &
the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, University at Albany
Title

Predicting the Beta Helix Fold from Protein Sequence Data

Presenter Dr. Lenore J. Cowen
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Tufts University
Time Thursday, May 9, 2002, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location Library Building – West Seminar Room, University at Albany
Sponsors the Division for Research,
the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, University at Albany
Title

A Theoretical and Applied Program in Simulation Science

Presenter Dr. Christopher L. Barrett
Leader, Basic and Applied Simulation Science Group (D-2)
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Time Wednesday, April 10, 2002, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location Center for Environmental Sciences & Technology Management (CESTM) Auditorium, University at Albany
Sponsors the Division for Research,
the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, University at Albany
A Theoretical and Applied Program in Simulation Science
Title

Recent Advances in Information Extraction

Presenter Dr. Nick Webb
Department of Computer Science
University of Sheffield, England
http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~njw/
Time Thursday, February 21, 2002, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Location The University at Albany Science Library, Standish Room, 3rd Floor
Sponsors the Division for Research,
the Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies, University at Albany