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Warwick Postgraduate Colloquium in Computer Science 2012

The Warwick Postgraduate Colloquium is an annual event held in the Department of Computer Science which brings together postgraduate researchers from Computer Science, MOAC and the Centre for Scientific Computing to present recent and on-going research. The event is free for all postgraduates. Submission and attendance to WPCCS 2012 event is compulsory for all research students in Computer Science.

Building upon the success of previous years, WPCCS 2012 will contain two tracks which will run in parallel. Once all submissions have been received the abstracts will be allocated between the tracks and the schedule made available.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Agent-based Systems
  • Algorithms and Complexity
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cloud Computing and Business Systems
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Dependable Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Empirical Modelling
  • Formal Methods
  • High Performance and Scientific Computing
  • Human Aspects of Computing
  • Image and Signal Processing
  • Intelligent and Adaptive Systems
  • Machine Learning
  • Peer-to-Peer Systems
  • Web Personalisation

Best Presentation Awards

Following this years WPCCS'12 event, the programme committee nominated three presentations they considered to be the best of the day. This years winners (in order) were:

  1. Occluded Face Recognition using Dynamic Class Warping
    - Xingjie Wei
  2. Adaptive Hypermedia in Online Advertising
    - Dana al Qudah
  3. Accelerating Molecular Dynamics with Intel Xeon Processors and the Intel MIC Architecture
    - Simon John Pennycook

Congratulations to each of these authors.