Dept. of CS Seminar Taming the Complexity Monster 9/22

September 14, 2009 at 10:56 am (Uncategorized)

D E P A R T M E N T   O F   C O M P U T E R   S C I E N C E
S E M I N A R

Topic: “Taming the Complexity Monster”

Presented By: Dr. Holger H. Hoos, Associate Professor
From: Computer Science Department, University of British Columbia ( UBC)
Biography: Holger H. Hoos is an Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of British Columbia Canada). His main research areas span empirical algorithmics, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics and computer music. He is a co-author of the book
“Stochastic Local Search:  Foundations and Applications”, and his research has been published in numerous book chapters, journals, and at major conferences in  artificial intelligence, operations research, molecular biology and computer music. Holger is a Faculty Associate of
the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and currently serves as President of the Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association (CAIAC).(For further information, see Holger’s web page athttp://www.cs.ubc.ca/~hoos.)

Sponsored By: S. Whitesides, Chair and Professor
From: Department of Computer Science, University of Victoria

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Engineering and Computer Science Building (ECS), Room # 660

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