Computer Science Research Seminars

Speaker: Mark Holland, Post-graduate Research Student, Computer Science, University of Chester
Wednesday 17th May 2017 - 12.00 - 13.00, University of Chester, Thornton site, Room TSU106
One of the challenges in coronary artery disease management is dealing with complex scenarios, the decision whether or how to intervene based on limited information from different sources. There are several variables that can affect how the heart responds to treatment, including but not limited to: the extent of the damage and...
Speaker: Peter Butcher, Post-graduate Research Student, Computer Science, University of Chester
Wednesday 26th April 2017 - 12.00 - 13.00, University of Chester, Thornton site, Room TSU106
Since the promising results of our initial investigation of a low-cost, web-based virtual reality platform for immersive analytics, WebVR has gained an enormous amount of traction and support from the community. Scaling our initial application had become a real issue; so, with the emergence of frameworks for WebVR and other...
Speaker: Dr Helen Southall, Senior Lecturer, Computer Science, University of Chester
Wednesday 22nd March 2017 - 12:00 - 13:00, University of Chester, Thornton site, Room TSU106
A varied mixture of factors from my academic background, work in industry, and creative hobbies, all converged on a cross-disciplinary research idea which rapidly morphed into a Ph.D study.  The topic was a specific area of local and social history, but my approach to the research process was strongly influenced...
Speaker: Thomas Day, Post-graduate Research Student, Computer Science, University of Chester
Wednesday 15th February 2017 - 12:00 - 13:00, University of Chester, Thornton site, Room TSU106
Virtual reality has made a resurgence in the past few years with the release of affordable, consumer-ready devices, such as the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. These devices allow Virtual Reality to be accessed by a wider range of the population, and used to develop more applications. Augmented and Mixed Reality...
Speaker: Lucas O'Mahony, Post-graduate Research Student, Computer Science, University of Chester
Wednesday 25th January 2017 - 12:00 - 13:00, University of Chester, Thornton site, Room TSU106
With the evolving Internet, two or more connected hosts may have access to numerous “Internet services” and nodes. However, they may-be impeded in some way from communicating directly or even indirectly with each other using the protocol of their choice. This impedance could be: Intentional, such as the simple blocking...
Speaker: Taz Wake and Jim Simpson
Friday 2nd December 2016 - 9:30, University of Chester, Thornton, Room TSU109
This guest lecture is part of the CO7602 (Business Implications of Cybersecurity) module. Taz Wake, Security Director at Halkyn Consulting Ltd and Jim Simpson, Security Director at SECTI delivered a LIVE HACKING DEMONSTRATION to show how easy it can be for a professional to access the average SME business network....
Speaker: Dr Serban Pop, Senior Lecturer, Computer Science, University of Chester
Wednesday 23rd November 2016 - 12:00 - 14:00, University of Chester, Thornton Science Park, Room - VDR (TBA016)
The aim of this study, an on-going collaboration between Sport and Computer Science departments, was to examine the effects of immersive virtual reality, with and without a cognitive task to perform, on physiological, perceptual and performance responses to steady state exercise. In a repeated measures, randomised, cross-over design, 15 participants (age...
Speaker: Dr Marc Edwards, Senior Researcher, Computer Science, University of Chester
Wednesday 15th June 2016 - 14:00, University of Chester, Thornton Science Park, Room TSU106
An increasing amount of prototyping tools are now available thanks to the input form a passionate community of technologists who break down the boundaries between arts, science and technology. Those who want to prototype ideas can do so without having to learn assembly language or reading musical scores or a...
Speaker: Prof Nigel John, Senior Research Professor, Computer Science, University of Chester
Wednesday 16th March 2016 - 12:00, University of Chester, Thornton – Sutton, Room TSU102 (Building 38)
In this seminar I will share some of the lessons that I have learnt over the last 25 years in how to be an effective researcher in a science and engineering discipline, drawing on my own experiences as a computer scientist. Although my specialism has been medical visualization, the seminar...
Speaker: Dr. Patricia Murrieta-Flores, Director of the Digital Humanities Research Centre, History and Archaeology, University of Chester
Wednesday 27th January 2016 - 2.00 pm, University of Chester, Thornton Science Park, Room TSU106
Digital Humanities is an emergent field that uses a combination of humanities theories with information technology as the central methodology to propose, explore and answer questions in Humanities research. In the past few years, work in this field have resulted in unlikely partnerships and the exploration of some of the...