Spring Term 2009

The IFI colloquium talks will be held at the date indicated below. They start at 5.15 pm except the colloquium on April 24, 2009 will start at 4.00 pm.

Date Speaker Title Place Lang. Host
Thursday 19.2.2009 Dr. Enrique Alfonseca
Google Zurich, Switzerland
Shallow Semantics Using Large Corpora and Search Engine Results BIN 2.A.01 English Michael Hess
Thursday 5.3.2009 Prof. Oliver Staadt
University of Rostock, Germany
From Large-scale Displays to Desktop Tele-Immersion BIN 2.A.01 English Renato Pajarola
Thursday 12.3.2009 Prof. Colin Atkinson 
University of Mannheim, Germany
Supporting View-Based Development through Orthographic Software Modeling BIN 2.A.01 English Martin Glinz
Thursday 19.3.2009 Dr. Lorenz Hilty
Technology and Society Lab, Empa, St.Gallen, Switzerland
ICT, Ethics, and Sustainable Development BIN 2.A.01 English Harald Gall
CANCELLED! Prof. Alois Ferscha
University of Linz, Austria
Cooperative Digital Artefacts Rolf Pfeifer
Friday 24.4.2009 Dr. Bernardo Hubermann
HP Labs, U.S.A.
The Value of Social Attention BIN 2.A.01 English Burkhard Stiller, David Hausheer
Thursday 7.5.2009 Prof. Geoff Sutcliffe
University of Miami
TPTP, TSTP, CASC, etc. - Automated Reasoning in Practice BIN 2.A.01 English Michael Hess, Norbert Fuchs
Thursday 28.5.2009 Dr. Jacky Mallett
Sony Techsoft, Belgium
Human Society as a Distributed Communications Problem BIN 2.A.01 English Burkhard Stiller

General Information

The colloquia are held in English and take place from 5.15 to 6.30 PM (exception: the colloquium on April 24, 2009 will start at 4.00 pm) in room 2.A.01 at the Department of Informatics (ifi), Binzmühlestrasse 14, 8050 Zürich. After the talks there is time for discussions and to exchange ideas while enjoying a glass of wine or a soft drink and munchies.

Visiting a colloquium is free of charge and does not require registration.

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