CANCELLED: Wednesday 18th March 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Márjory Da Costa-Abreu (Senior Lecturer in Computer Science)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: Magic/Mystic (Machine) Learning – “Every little thing she does is magic” Speaker: Márjory Da Costa-Abreu (Senior Lecturer in Computer Science) Date and time: Wednesday 18th March 2020, 1pm-2pm Abstract ‘Machine learning’ (ML) is a name we hear everywhere these days. It is basically related to the use of mathematical and/or statistical techniques that […]

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Wednesday 18 December 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Carlos Eduardo da Silva (Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering)

Title: Employing Self-adaptation for dealing with Insider Threats Speaker: Carlos Eduardo da Silva (Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering with the Department of Computing, Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract Access control mechanisms have been used in information systems to restrict access to sensitive information. Such mechanisms are very effective in dealing with external agent threats. However, access control policies are often static […]

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Wednesday 16 October 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Kassim S Mwitondi (Senior Lecturer in Applied Statistics/Data Mining)

Title: A Big Data Approach to Expounding Triggers of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Indicators Date and time: Wednesday 16 October 2019, 1pm-2pm Speaker: Dr Kassim S Mwitondi (Senior Lecturer in Applied Statistics/Data Mining, Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract Technological advances in computing power and explosions in data generation, continue to trigger data–intensive research and related activities across disciplines, through, inter–alia, different […]

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Researcher Blog by Professor Luigina Ciolfi: Presenting at ECSCW 2018

Professor Luigina Ciolfi at ECSCW2018 (Image courtesy of Luigina Ciolfi)

About the author Luigina Ciolfi is Professor of Human Centred Computing in the Computing and Communication Research Centre (CCRC) within C3RI. Luigina’s research is located at the intersection of computing, social science and design in the fields of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) and cultural heritage technologies. Professor Luigina Ciolfi recently presented a paper written by herself and fellow Sheffield […]

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Speaker: Dr Suvodeep Mazumdar (Lecturer in Computing at Sheffield Hallam University) Title: Towards smarter cities: empowering citizens, engaging communities The essence of a city is its citizens and communities. A city’s infrastructure and associated services play a vital role in citizens’ day to day living and their overall quality of life. Gathering data in a traditional approach, i.e. using precise physical […]

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Journal Editorship: The Journal of Collaborative Computing and Work Practices

Journal Editorship: Luigina Ciolfi The Journal o Collaborative Computing and Work Practices

  Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) disseminates innovative research results and provides an interdisciplinary forum for the debate and exchange of ideas concerning theoretical, practical, technical, and social issues in CSCW. The journal encompasses the diverse nature of research within the field and its related areas. Coverage ranges from ethnographic studies of cooperative work to reports on the development of […]

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Tuesday 17 April 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Dr Robert Jäschke (Humboldt University, Berlin)

Speaker: Professor Dr Robert Jäschke (Humboldt University, Berlin) Title: Analysing the Activity of Computer Scientists on Twitter Date and time: Tuesday 17 April 2018, 1PM-2PM Hosted by: Professor Simon Andrews   For millions of users Twitter is an important communication platform, a social network, and a system for resource sharing. Likewise, researchers use Twitter to connect with other researchers, announce […]

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Wednesday 31 January 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Deepayan Bhowmik (Lecturer in Computing)

Image of Deepayan Bhowmik

Speaker: Dr Deepayan Bhowmik, Lecturer in Computing, Sheffield Hallam University Title: Signal and Image processing for digital security, surveillance and trust In this seminar, Dr Bhowmik will provide an overview of his current and past research. The presentation will particularly focus on three different areas: Image and video processing for surveillance and security Visual attention modelling for scene understanding Embedded vision system design. […]

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Dr Simon Polovina chairs ‘From Industrial Revolution to Digital Innovation’ – Friday 26 January 2018

On Friday 26 January 2018, Dr Simon Polovina will co-chair a Digital Innovation Event for the Global University Alliance at Birmingham City University. The event ‘Industrial Revolution to Digital Innovation’ is for executives, industry practitioners, academics and researchers alike, and has been designed to provide insight and knowledge sharing of how digital innovation and transformation is impacting various industries. Today, […]

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Call for papers: Journal of Information Security and Applications: Special issue on Advances in Multimedia Signal Processing for Cybersecurity


CALL FOR PAPERS Journal of Information Security and Applications: Special issue on Advances in Multimedia Signal Processing for Cybersecurity. Guest edited by Professor Deepayan Bhowmik. This special issue is aimed at bringing together recent advances in the multimedia signal processing techniques for cybersecurity, forensics, privacy and trust. Application areas include 1) signal decomposition and analysis of media content to aid […]

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