Applied Computing

Available Speakers on this Topic

Dorian C Arnold – Atlanta, GA, United States

Steve D Benford – Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • Uncomfortable User Experience
    This is a provocative lecture that confronts our current thinking about how we design interactions with computers and instead makes a case for the deliberate engineering of discomfort as...

Mark Billinghurst – Auckland, New Zealand

  • It?s a Mixed Reality Workplace
    Over the last twenty years Mixed Reality is becoming common place and a number of technologies are being developed enabling the real and virtual worlds to be seamlessly merged together. This talk...

Christophe Bobda – Fayetteville, AR, United States

Erik Brunvand – UT, United States

  • What Programmers Should Know about DRAM
    Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) is what makes up the "main memory" of most computer hardware. It's also much stranger than you might think, and has hidden complexity that...

Luca Chittaro – Udine, Italy

Dipankar Dasgupta – Memphis, TN, United States

  • Online Social Networks and Privacy issues
    Blogging, tweeting and social networking become important part of our daily life. Studies have shown that people spend a lot of their time online such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, You...

Kerstin Dautenhahn – Hatfield, United Kingdom

Henry Duh – Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Geraldine Fitzpatrick – Vienna, Austria

Yu Hua – Wuhan, China

Seiji Isotani – Sao Carlos - SP, Brazil

Nigel W John – Chester, United Kingdom

  • Bits, Bytes and Blood
    This talk explores the role of computer graphics and related technologies (such as Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality) in supporting some of the latest products to be used in hospitals: from...

David J Kasik – Sammamish, WA, United States

  • Visualization at Scale
    As the amount of data in the world increases, there is increased need to develop tools and techniques that cope with scale.  In this context, scale means not only an absolute number of...

Benjamin Kenwright – Leicester, United Kingdom

  • Debugging Game Systems (Practical Debugging)
    The practical challenges of debugging large software projects (such as video games) is important – not just the ability to track down issues but to write software that makes the...

Samee U Khan – Fargo, ND, United States

  • Big Data Recommendation Systems
    Recommendation systems were developed in the 90s to address the challenges of automatic and personalized selection of data from diverse and overloaded sources of information. These systems...
  • Data Center Networks: Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges
    The major Information and Communication Technology (ICT) components within a data center are: (a) servers, (b) storage, and (c) interconnection networks. The data center network (DCN) is...

Sven Koenig – Los Angeles, CA, United States

  • Making Good Decisions Quickly
    Several disciplines, including artificial intelligence, operations research and others, study how to make timely and good decisions. In this talk, I argue that it is possible to combine ideas from...

Jysoo Lee – Daejeon, Republic of Korea

  • Introduction to High Performance Computing
    High performance computing (HPC) is an important tool which can be used to enhance the quality of life, to increase economic competitiveness, to prevent and manage natural disaster, and to...

Panos Markopoulos – Eindhoven, Netherlands

  • Designing Socio Digital Experiences
    The experiences emerging from interacting with digital technology need to be understood, designed, and engineered in order to ensure that they provide value to their users, helping them achieve...
  • Interaction Design for Rehabilitation
    There is a growing demand for rehabilitation and this necessitates the development of rehabilitation technology. Further, such technologies can not only improve the quantity of rehabilitation that...

Oge Marques – Boca Raton, FL, United States

Jeanna N Matthews – Potsdam, NY, United States

James F. O'Brien – Berkeley, CA, United States

  • Adaptive Simulation with Triangle Meshes
    This talk will discuss the development of high-fidelity finite element simulation methods based on adaptive mesh refinement. These methods dynamically refine and coarsen meshes so that they...

Sharath Pankanti – Yorktown Heights, NY, United States

  • Actionable Video Content Summarization: Lessons from Practical Case Studies
    For the first time in the history of universe, the video data generated by humans has exceeds all other forms of the data. While no one denies the utility of the information hidden within...
  • Biometrics
    The determination of identity can be accomplished by three generic means. Conventionally, an exclusive possession (either a physical, e.g., key or electronic, e.g., cookie), knowledge (e.g.,...

Gyana R Parija – New Delhi, India

  • CBC2015: Industry Connect
    IBM's Watson represents a whole new class of industry specific solutions called cognitive systems. It builds on the current paradigm of Programmatic Systems and is not meant to be a...

Jon G Peddie – Tiburon, CA, United States

  • Future computing
    How will compute evolve over the next ten years
    These panel members get paid the big bucks to figure that out
    Anything that uses electricity will be a...

Valentina Salapura – NY, United States

Jibonananda Sanyal – Oak Ridge, TN, United States

  • Multiscale Coupled Urban Systems
    The interactions between urban infrastructures, the inhabitants of the urban area, and the natural environment are driven by socioeconomics, thermodynamics, and other well-modeled...

Xipeng Shen – Raleigh, NC, United States

Leonel Sousa – INESC-ID, Rua Alves Redol, 9, Portugal

Ranjith Tharayil – Bangalore, India

AndrĂ© Tricot – Toulouse, France

Wan Abdul Rahim Bin Wan Mohd Isa – Shah Alam, Malaysia

  • E-Inclusion Value Chain Framework
    The absence of systematic rural informatics leads to a mismatch of capabilities and needs of specific target community. These ultimately resort to the issue of sustainability and under-utilization...
  • Engineering Rural Informatics using Agile User Centered Design
    The applicability of agile user centered design had gained interests to engineer rural informatics for rural community. This is because rural communities have unique technological requirements and...
  • Usability Testing Research Framework
    In general, there are five common usability testing characteristics that may lead to the best practices in the usability testing. The five characteristics are (i) specific goals for each test,...

Bebo White – San Francisco, CA, United States

Tao Xie – Raleigh, IL, United States

Moustafa A Youssef – New Borg Elarab City, Alexandria, Egypt

Kang Zhang – Richardson, TX, United States

  • Aesthetic Computing and Computational Aesthetics
    In this talk, we will introduce the recently emerging interdisciplinary research topics of computational aesthetics and aesthetic computing, and discuss their difference and complementary roles....
  • Automatic Generation of Abstract Art
    As modern computer graphics and printing technology become increasingly advanced, automatic generation of sophisticated abstract paintings becomes possible. This talk will first introduce the...