M.Sc. Seminar – Jeremie Fraeys de Veubeke

Join us on Tuesday, January 31 at 10 am (via Zoom) for a seminar by M.Sc. student, Jeremie Fraeys de Veubeke. Jeremie is using natural language processing to better understand the transferrable skills required of students in the new skills economy, and how these may have changed over time. You can find the title andContinue...

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Ph.D. Defence – Hillary Dawkins

Ph.D. candidate, Hillary Dawkins will defend her Ph.D. dissertation on Monday, January 16, 2023 at 1 pm. Hillary has spent the last few years developing new approaches to debiasing in natural language processing. The defence will take place via Zoom. Anyone interested in attending can contact me. The title and abstract for the defence areContinue...

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M.Sc. Defence – Patrick Houlding

Join us on December 15th at 1 pm for the MSc defence of Patrick Houlding. Patrick’s work exploring clustering algorithms for use in Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) technologies is part of a broader research program investigating the use of MANETs to support communication in remote, rural, and/or Indigenous communities where Information and Communication TechnologyContinue...

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Ph.D. Defence – Ali Al Hadwer

Ph.D. candidate, Ali Al Hadwer will defend his Ph.D. dissertation on Wednesday, December 14 at 12 pm. Ali has investigated factors affecting the adoption of cloud-based data analytics in the higher education sector, using Saudi Arabia as a case study. The defence will take place via Zoom. Anyone interested in attending can contact me. TheContinue...

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Ph.D. Seminar – Hillary Dawkins

Join us on Wednesday, December 7 at 9 am (via Zoom) for a seminar by Ph.D. candidate (Computational Sciences), Hillary Dawkins. Hillary has been investigating gender bias in pre-trained language models. You can find the title and abstract for her seminar below. If you are interested in attending his seminar, please reach out. Title: DetectionContinue...

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Artificial Intelligence in Finance: Benefits and pitfalls of AI-trading

By Nargiz Akhmetova Since 6000 BC, barter has been the oldest method of a market functioning. Back then, the exchange system was absolutely plain. As time progressed, many negative and positive factors changed the market drastically. Today, foreign exchange (forex), a global marketplace that determines the exchange rate for currencies around the world, made a...

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Introducing Our CIS3750 Community Partner For Fall 2022

Normally at this time of year, the students in CIS3750 (Systems Analysis and Design in Applications) learn who their community partner will be for the semester. In the past, this has included such awesome partners as the SEED, the First Responders Team, the Guelph Wellington Food Round Table, the Grove Hubs, MealExchange, and more. ThisContinue...

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ReTHINKING Space Propulsion for Interstellar Travel

By Kisothan Suthakaran In 2016, astronomers discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our nearest-known star, situated such that its temperature allows liquid water to possibly exist on its surface. Our current knowledge about this exoplanet is however limited by the data provided by telescopes and spectrographs. The only effective way of gaining more insights...

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My Summer at Johns Hopkins’ Explore Engineering Innovation (EEI) Program

By Angela Zhu     Hello everyone! I hope you all have had a great summer break so far. In this article, I will be sharing my summer experience at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Canadian and American universities usually offer summer programs that enrich students’ life experiences by encouraging them to take college-level...

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