Computer Science Seminar Series (CSSS)

Computer Science Seminar Series (CSSS)

All seminars are held in room 235 of Weir Hall unless otherwise indicated.

2019 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
02/04 3:00 PM Securing Wearables through The Personal Fog Dr. Charles Walter
02/06 3:00 PM SemanticLock: A Single Factor Graphical Authentication for Mobile Devices Dr. Charles Fleming
02/08 3:00 PM In(Security) and Un(Availability) of 4G/5G Networked Systems Taqi Raza
02/11 3:00 PM Good or Evil? Mobile Device Security Threats and Opportunities Chen Wang


2018 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
11/14 2:00 PM Wireless Visual Sensor Networks: Applications, Challenges, and Recent Advances Zhonghui Wang
11/07 3:00 PM Software Development and the University of Mississippi’s IT Department Christopher M. (Chris) Reichley
10/22 3:00 PM Deep Learning and Grammatical Inference Dr. C. Lee Giles
09/26 3:00 PM Mis-using network hardware to build efficient parallel runtime systems D. Brian Larkins


2018 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
04/18 3:00 PM Remember it Like Sherlock: Learning System-assigned Passwords in a Single Registration Session with the Methods of Cognitive Psychology Dr. Taiabul Haque
04/13 3:00 PM New applications and challenges of GPU computing Hossein Pourmeidani
03/28 4:00 PM Expanding Usability of Convolutional Neural Networks Torumoy Ghoshal
03/07 3:00 PM Why Deep Learning? Silu Zhang
02/28 3:00 PM Increasing the Accessibility of Block Programming Languages Dr. Amber Wagner
02/23 3:00 PM Mobile App Development and Cryptocurrency Jacob McCall


2017 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
10/25 3:00 PM Cyber Security Mike Hall and Brad Wolfenden
10/11 2:00 PM LaTeX Skills Seminar [106 Weir Hall] David Troendle
10/06 3:00 PM Optimization Methods for Large-Scale Machine Learning Dao Nguyen, Ph.D
09/15 3:00 PM Media Art: Relationship Between Art and Tech Valerie Polgar
08/30 3:00 PM Interns' Seminar and Ice Cream Social Megan Miller & the Interns

2017 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
04/07 9:00 AM  Malware Threats, trends & Predictions Jim Willoughby
03/29 3:00 PM Entering a Place of Risk Ashly Burch
03/27 4:00 PM Accessibility: What it means and why it is important Drew Chiles
03/22 3:00 PM The data science of the brain Dr. Tossi Ikuta
02/09 1:00 PM Software Design for Growth and Change [21 Anderson Hall ] Eli Allen

2016 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
11/16 1:00 PM Building Your Own iOS Apps Steve Hayman
10/12 3:00 PM Project Management and going from College to Corporate America Quincy Washington
10/17 3:00 PM Agile Software Development, Cloud Computing, Big Data - Yay!
John Rogers
10/19 3:00 PM Data Science: The big-data revolution and opportunities in Translational and Precision Medicine Dr. Yunyun Zhou
11/16 1:00 PM Building Your Own iOS Apps Steve Hayman

2016 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
2/12 3:00 PM Cross-Domain Cyber-Physical Systems for Smart Cities: Addressing Mobility Challenges by Urban Systems with Urban Data Desheng Zhang  
2/15 3:00 PM From Everyday Applications to Recommendations: Unifying Relevance feedback for Multi-application User Modeling Sampath Jayarathna
2/24 3:00 PM Latex Skills Seminar David Troendle
2/26 3:00 PM Dealing with Uncertainties in Cyber-Physical Systems -- A Real-Time Scheduling Theory Point of View Zhishan Guo
3/2 3:00 PM Survey on Swarm Intelligence based Routing Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks -- An Extensive Study
On Wireless Video Sensor Network Deployment for3D Indoor Space Coverage
Tina Gui
Tisha Brown
3/28 3:00 PM Towards Automated Fact-checking Naeemul Hassan
4/1 3:00 PM Security and Privacy in Location-based Services Wei Chang
4/26 1:00PM Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights:  Protecting Your Work & Technology Transfer at UM Allyson M. Best
 4/29, 5/2
4:00 PM Senior Project Presentations  

2015 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
9/30 3:00 PM Student Internship Panel Event Armando Suarez, Tuan Ta, Arun Kancharla and Kyoshin Joel Choo  
10/7 3:00 PM Nearly Tight Linear Programming Bounds for Demand Matching in Bipartite Graphs Dr. Hehui Wu
 10/14 3:00 PM EASTWeb Framework – A Plug-in Framework for Constructing Geospatial Health Applications Dr. Yi Liu
 10/21 3:00 PM Constellation: A Science Graph Network for Scalable Data and Knowledge Discovery in Extreme-Scale Scientific Collaborations Dr. Sudharshan Vazhkudai
 10/28 3:00 PM Architectural Development and Routing Design in Named Data Networking Dr. Lan Wang 
 11/30, 12/2 3:00 PM Senior Project Presentations  

2015 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
2/18 3:00 PM PLANS (Planning Logistics Analysis Network)  Dr. Amy E. W. Bednar
3/4 3:00 PM Verification for Every-day Programming Dr. Jay McCarthy
3/16 3:00 PM Time-Efficient Information Collection in RFID Systems Hao Yue
3/18 3:00 PM Spatial Perception In Virtual Environments: it’s not just what you see but how you see it Dr. Adam Jones
3/25 3:00 PM Foundation vs. Bootstrap Wil Adamec and CJ Dohan
4/1 3:00 PM Learning Strategies to Reduce Label cost and Achieve High Accuracy Dr. Zhendong Zhao
4/14 4:00 PM Introduction to Intellectual Properties Asad Nowad, Supervisory Patent Examiner, US Patent and Trademark Office
4/15 3:00 PM Various Techniques on Discovering Important Biomarkers: A Survey Mr. Chris Ma
4/22 3:00 PM iOS Games with Swift CIS undegraduate students
4/27,4/29, 5/1 3:00 PM Senior Project Presentations  

2014 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
09/10 3:00 PM Meet & Greet: Meeting the Living Around You  Facutly & Graduate Students
 09/17 3:00 PM Computer Engineering: Applications, Innovations, and Contemporary Issues Dr. Matthew Morrison
10/9 2:30 PM Coding Theory for Scalable Media Delivery Dr. Michael Luby, VP Qualcomm Inc.
10/29 3:00 PM What it takes for a successful technology transfer - the early story of CENTRI Technology and how it got its start at Ole Miss Dr. Luis Paris
11/6 11 AM An Occupant-participatory Approach for Thermal Comfort Enhancement and Energy Conservation in Buildings Dr. Dan Wang
11/12 3:00 PM First Steps with In-Memory Computing Dr. Kathy Gates
11/15 All Day Big Data Hadoop Workshop Mr. Arun Buduri
11/17 11:00 AM Deploying Simultaneous Multi-Parallelism for Performance Enhancement Mr. Kyoshin "Joel" Choo
11/19 3:00 PM Frequent Itemset Mining Algorithms for Bioinformatics on a GPU Architecture: A Study Ms. Tina Gui (Doctoral Student)

2014 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
4/3 9:30 PM Transforming Data Center Networks for the Clouds Dr. Puneet Sharma


2013 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
09/25 3:00 PM Monitoring human limb motion with ultrasound Dr. James M. Sabatier
10/02 3:00 PM Iteration Aware Prefetching for Unstructured Grids Oyindamola "Damola" Akande
10/09 3:00 PM OSCARS and BT Enhancement Caleb Robinson and Zeyang Su
10/16 3:00 PM Two studies of machine learning in bioinformatics Tina Gui and Sheng Liu
10/23 3:00 PM Vertical Usages of 4G Zhaohua Yi
10/30 3:00 PM Part-of-speech Tagging, Latent Semantic Analysis and Contextual Continuity Tom Rishel
11/13 3:00 PM Segmentation and Unfolding of Elongated Point Cloud Data James Church

2013 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
01/29 2:30 PM Interviewing and Resume Tips with FedEx Services Xuan Liu, Michael Van Epps, Gabrielle Dycus, and Emily Abernathy (FedEx)
01/30 3:00 PM Technical Work Across Languages and Cultures Dr. Emmette (Buster) Hale III (FNC)
02/06 3:00 PM The D-Machine: An Example of a Homebrew Architecture David Troendle
02/13 3:00 PM A Little Language for Surveys: Constructing an Internal DSL in Ruby Dr. H. Conrad Cunningham (UM CIS)
03/06 3:00 PM Efficient FIB Caching using Non-overlapping Prefixes Mr. Yaoqing Liu (U of Memphis)
03/20 3:00 PM Exploiting Similarities in Writing Styles to Predict Authorship Dr. Thamar Solorio (UAB)
03/22 2:30 PM

Rules of Thumb for Competitive Grant Writing

Mr. Jason Hale (UM ORSP)
03/27 3:00 PM

Rule Based Regression and Feature Selection for Biological Data

Mr. Sheng Liu (UM CIS)
04/02 2:30 PM Patents and Technology Transfer Opportunities Dr. Walter G. Chambliss (UM ORSP)
04/10 3:00 PM Extraction of Financial Information from Online Business Reports Dr. Sumali Conlon(UM MIS)
04/28-05/03    Senior Project Presentations  

2012 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
10/31 3:00 PM Codeword Design for Biomolecular Programming Dr. Max Garzon
11/07 3:00 PM The Wave of Video Communication - From PC and Enterprise to Mobile and Social

Dr. Linfeng Zhang

11/14 3:00 PM Gesture Recognition Using Microsoft Kinect Mr. Marcel Simon

2010 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
9/1 3:00 PM Subversion: No, I'm not talking about espionage! Scotty Polston
9/15 3:00 PM The Globus Toolkit R-Tree for Partial Spatial Replica Selection Tony Tian
9/29 3:00 PM Automata for Discovering First-Order Models with Infinite Domains Dr. Zachary Ernst
10/6 3:00 PM Large Margin Classifiers and Random Forests for Integrated Biological Prediction on Mixed Type Data Sheng Liu
10/20 3:00 PM Towards Semantic Alignment of Surface Mesh Shapes David O'Gwynn
11/17 3:00 PM Gene Selection Using 1-Norm Regularization for Multi-Class Microarray Data Xiaofei Nan
12/1 3:00 PM Mobile Applications Projects Pooja Saxena, Robert DeCurtins, T. J. Clayton, and Michael Macias

2010 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
2/10 3:00 PM Navigational Modes for Exploring Large Virtual Environments Dr. Betsy Williams Sanders
3/3 3:00 PM Performance, Portability, and Productivity in Parallel Programming and Parallel Processing Dr. Anthony Skjellum
3/10 3:00 PM Microprocessor Design and Development for the US Navy F-14 Fighter Jet Ray Holt, M.S.
3/31 3:00 PM The Resource Definition Language Chuck Jenkins
4/7 3:00 PM cancelled Kris Katterjohn
4/14   ACMSE Home ACM Southeast Conference
4/21 3:00 PM State-of-the-art in Heterogeneous Computing Andre Brodtkorb
4/28 3:00 PM CUDA by Example Martin Saetra

2009 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
9/2 3:00 PM Welcome Reception T.J. Clayton and Chelsea Norman
9/9 3:00PM Signal Processing of Evoked Brain Potentials: Implication for Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI) Dr. Dwight Waddell
9/16 3:00 PM Software Defined Radio using GNU Radio Dr. John Daigle
9/23 3:00 PM Modeling Associative Memory: Evidence from Database Mining Dr. Erin Buchanan
9/30 3:00 PM Metascheduling Bioinformatics Applications on the Grid Dr. Purushotham Bangalore (UAB)
10/14 3:00 PM Computer Simulation of Biomacromolecules Dr. Randy Wadkins
10/28 3:00 PM Game Design Programming with Microsoft XNA Vincent Fermo, Caleb Fox, Joseph Smith, Sam Testa, William Thompson
11/4 3:00 PM Bioinformatics Tools Categorizer Dr. Raphael Isokpehi
11/11 3:00 PM The Task Matrix Framework for Robot-Independent Humanoid Programming Dr. Evan Drumwright
11/18 3:00 PM Resource Modeling in Discrete-Event Simulation Environments: A Fifty-Year Perspective Chuck Jenkins
12/2 3:00 PM Computer Audio Demos Dr. Rice's Computer Audio Class

2009 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
1/28 3:00 PM Building a PHP Framework Using the Model-View-Controller (MVC) Paradigm Michael Macias
2/4 3:00 PM SAGE: An Open Source Mathematics Software James Church
2/11 3:00 PM 3D Scanning on the Cheap: A Statistical Approach to Structured Light Graylin Jay
2/16 4:00 PM Cryptography: From Enigma to Elliptical Curve Cryptography Dr. Donald Costello
2/25 3:00 PM An Introduction to Matlab Joy Liao
3/04 3:00 PM Windows 7 and the Next Wave Of Microsoft Technology Dan Waters
3/11 3:00 PM Teaching of Algorithms to Introductory Programming Students Dr. Larry Morell
3/25 3:00 PM Most Relevant Explanation in Bayesian Networks Dr. Changhe Yuan
3/31 11:00 AM Service-Oriented Architecture and Web Services (to be held in Weir 106) Dr. Kathy Gates
4/01 3:00 PM Plundering the USA Taxpayer Dr. Tobin Maginnis
4/06 9:00 AM Brain-Computer Interface: Psychophysiology, Biofeedback, and Neurofeedback (held in Weir 106) Dr. Scott A. Gustafson
4/08 3:00 PM Nintendo Wii Remote Applications on the PC Chad Vicknair
4/15 3:00 PM A Career in Computer Science Anthony Nocentino
4/22 3:00 PM

Robotics class final project demos

Dr. Yixin Chen's Robotics Class

2008 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
8/27 3:00 PM Welcome reception for computer science students Faculty
9/03 3:00 PM Feelin' Groovy: An Afternoon of Reflexive Meta-programming Matt Stine
9/10 3:00 PM Trends in Language and Information Processing Dr. Vasile Rus
9/17 3:00 PM Design and Implementation of a Virtual Machine Cluster Anthony Nocentino
9/24 3:00 PM Test Automation Frameworks Wei Liu
10/01 3:00 PM Managing Adaptive Virtual Distributed Environments on a Shared Infrastructure Dongyan Xu
10/08 3:00 PM Ranking on Graph Data Using Kernelized Spatial Depth, with Application to Protein-Protein Interaction Data Cuilan Gao
10/15 3:00 PM Mathematica 6 in Education and Research Andy Dorsett
10/22 3:00 PM Ontology Learning for Online Course Creation Using NLP Techniques and Graph Theory Susan Lukose
10/29 3:00 PM Writing People Friendly Software Deepak Mantena
11/05 3:00 PM Acoustically-Driven Talking Face Animations Using Dynamic Bayesian Networks Jane Xue
11/12 3:00 PM The Embedded XINU Laboratory at the University of Mississippi: A Hands-On Tool For Developing Projects in System Courses Patrick Hoover
11/19 3:00 PM Recovery and Metrics-Guided Refactoring of a Grammar from a Hard-Coded Parser Nicholas Kraft

2008 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
2/06 3:00 PM R-tree-based Index structures Liang Huang
2/13 3:00 PM A Formal Language and Analysis Tool for Black Box Specifications Dr. Gabriel Ferrer
2/20 3:00 PM Intellectual Property: Basics, Search, and Strategy John Calvert
2/27 3:00 PM Outlier Detection and Ranking: A Depth-Based Approach Dr. Yixin Chen
3/05 3:00 PM Concurrent Programming in a Nutshell Derek Park
3/19 3:00 PM A Structural Clustering Algorithm for Networks and Its Applications Dr. Xiaowei Xu
3/26 3:00 PM A Spatial Median Filter for Noise Removal in Digital Images James Church
4/02 3:00 PM Remote Visualization and Computational Steering for Large-Scale Scientific Applications Dr. Qishi Wu
4/09 3:00 PM Cross-Platform Development with Squeak Smalltalk Jerry Bell
4/16 3:00 PM Another Inconvenient Truth: A Second Great Depression Dr. Tobin Maginnis

2007 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
9/05 3:00 PM Parallel Compression on the Cell Broadband Engine David Thigpen
11/14 3:00 PM NEUCHESS : An Implementation of Chinese Chess Computer Game Xiaofei Nan
11/07 3:00 PM Toward Automatic Parallelization of Spatial Computation for Computing Clusters Baoqiang Yan
10/31 3:00 PM Behind the scenes in IT: A look at the technologies that drive campus applications Dr. Kathy Gates
10/24 3:00 PM IAEGS Virtual Portal Application SoftwareIAEGS
10/17 3:00 PM Image Creation using Python and Numpy James Church
10/03 3:00 PM REST with CSS, and ride with RAILS - A review of fast changing web development practices Arvinder Singh Kang
9/26 3:00 PM Reflexive Metaprogramming in Ruby Dr. H. Conrad Cunningham
9/19 3:00 PM Solaris Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) James Mauro

2007 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
4/18 3:00 PM Let's Make Some Noise: Computer Audio Synthesis Demonstration Dr. Rice's Computer Audio Class
4/11 3:00 PM Scheduling Jobs on Parallel Systems Using a Relaxed Backfill Strategy William A. Ward
4/4 3:00 PM Fast Basis Selection and Instantaneous Frequency Tracking for Audio Signal Analysis and Synthesis Dr. Huimin Chen
3/21 3:00 PM A Typology for Resource Profiling and Modeling Charles M. Jenkins
3/07 3:00 PM Scalable Data Replication with Freshness Guarantees Khuzaima Daudjee
3/02 3:00 PM Adaptive Virtual Distributed Environments in a Shared Infrastructure Paul Ruth
2/19 3:00 PM Caching for Wireless Data Access Hui Chen
2/07 3:00 PM A Robust Clustering Algorithm Using Statistical Depth Functions Yuanyuan Ding
1/31 3:00 PM The History of Codebreaking, Part I: The Pre-Computing Era Jason Hale

2006 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
8/31 3:00 PM A Framework for Unified Resource Management in Java Derek Park
9/13 3:00 PM An Iteration-Aware Multidimensional Data Distribution Prototype for Computing Clusters Baoqiang Yan
9/20 All Day Career Fair and Engineering Symposium -
9/27 3:00PM Web Application Development using AJAX James Church
10/4 3:00PM Framework Design by Function Generalization Dr. H. Conrad Cunningham
10/12 7:00PM "I know what is in your wallet: even before you do; Privacy and the threat of virtual information."
*At Anderson Hall auditorium
Dr. Don Gotterbarn
10/13 12:00PM Software Engineering Ethics Dr. Don Gotterbarn
10/18 3:00 PM Combining Scientific and Information Visualization for Nematic Liquid Crystal Alignment Visualization Dr. T.J. Jankun-Kelly
10/25 3:00PM I nformation Discovery on the Deep Web Dr. David King-Ip Lin
11/8 3:00PM Enabling the "Internet of Things" Derek Gibbs
11/15 3:00 PM XML Messaging via SOAP Dr. Kathy Gates and Errol Sayre

2006 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
2/1 3:00 pm The Google Maps API James Church
2/8 3:00 pm Version Control with Subversion Ben Pharr
2/14 11:00 am Deconstructing the First-Person Shooter to Understand Human-Consistency and Transfer Learning to Create Better Artificially Intelligent Players Dr. Michael Youngblood
2/15 3:00 pm Applications of XML in UM Web Services Dr. Kathy Gates
2/24 3:00 pm Dual-Homing Survivability for the Next Generation Internet. Dr. Jianping Wang
2/27 3:00 pm Multiple-Instance Learning via Embedded Instance Selection. Dr. Yixin Chen
3/1 3:00 pm Visible Models for Interactive Pattern Recognition Dr. George Nagy
3/6 10:00 am Interfacing Massively Parallel Associative Computers for Database Applications. Dr. Michael Scherger
3/8 3:00 pm EclipseUML Sreeram Dasoju
3/22 3:00 pm Getting to Know Ruby Ben Pharr
3/29 3:00 pm Tutorial on ArgoUML Mei Zhang
4/5 2:00 pm Advanced Flow Visualization Techniques for Simulation Data. Dr. Robert Laramee
4/12 3:00 pm Acoustically-driven Visual Speech Animation Using Dynamic Bayesian Networks Jianxia Xue
4/19 3:00 pm Optimizing the Java Virtual Machine Instruction Set by Despecialization and Multicode Substitution Ben Stephenson
4/26 3:00 pm Google Hacking Patrick Pace
5/3 3:00 pm Mathematica (Weir 107) Dr. Sam Gordji

2005 Fall

Date Time Seminar Presenter
8/31 3:00 pm The Eclipse IDE Graham Green
9/7 3:00 pm Mathematica for Beginners Sam Gordji
9/14 3:00 pm The Simscript III Programming Language Dr. Stephen Rice
9/21 3:00 pm Crafting Regular Expressions James Church
9/28 3:00 pm Macromedia Flash Alex Jaramillo
10/5 3:00 pm Miltec Research & Technology Jay Williams
10/12 3:00 pm "Variety" Seminar Several
10/19 3:00 pm vi and Emacs Taner Pirim / Dawn Wilkins
10/26 3:00 pm Paradoxes of a Career in IT Chuck Jenkins
10/31 1:00 pm Visual Analysis and Exploration of Fluid Flow in a Cooling Jacket Dr. Robert Laramee
11/2 3:00 pm UltraEdit Dr. Steve Schoenly
11/9 3:00 pm Derivation of a Program for Feijen's Table of Cubes Problem Dr. H. Conrad Cunningham
11/16 3:00 pm Iteration Aware Prefetching for Remote Data Access Dr. Philip Rhodes / Sridhar Ramakrishnan

2005 Spring

Date Time Seminar Presenter
2/18 3:00 pm LaTeX for Beginners Ben Pharr
2/25 3:00 pm Open Office and Dynamic Document Creation Dr. P. Tobin Maginnis
3/9 3:00 pm Smalltalk: Back to the Future Jerry Bell
4/8 3:00 pm The Python Programming Language Sean Smith
4/15 3:00 pm C# and the .NET Framework Navanath Prabhudessai
4/22 3:00 pm Continuing Education: The Workplace Paul Garner
4/29 3:00 pm Parallel Programming with MPI Tyler Simon