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3 PhD Position in Algorithms at The University of Sydney

We are advertising three 3-year PhD scholarships in algorithms at The University of Sydney, Australia. The successful applicant will conduct research with Joachim Gudmundsson, William Umboh, and André van Renssen in the Sydney Algorithms and Computing Theory (SACT) group. The specific topic will depend on the skills and interests of the student and could include … Continue reading

Postdoc Position in Computational Geometry at The University of Sydney

We are advertising a 2 years (1+1) postdoctoral research fellowship in computational geometry at University of Sydney, Australia. Expected start date is the 1st of October 2018 (can be negotiated). The successful applicant will conduct research with Joachim Gudmundsson and André van Renssen in the Sydney Algorithms and Computing Theory (SACT) group. The aim will … Continue reading

Dutch-Australian Workshop on Computational Movement Analysis

The ability to swiftly and accurately analyse trajectories is crucial to a wide range of critical real-world disciplines. For instance, defence relies heavily on such data sets to prepare and predict unit movements in battle planning, and the area of surveillance trajectory analysis is essential to monitor and predict maritime activities. A variety of other … Continue reading

Sydney Algorithms Day

The 2018 Sydney Algorithms Day will be organized in the University of Sydney on the 25th of June 2018. The aim of this one-day event is to bring together algorithms researchers, and discuss current trends and problems in the field. The meeting is sponsored by the University of Sydney. If you would like to attend, … Continue reading

Postdoc position at USyd

We are advertising a 2.5 years (1+1.5) postdoctoral research fellowship in computational geometry at University of Sydney, Australia. Expected start date is the 1st of July 2018 (can be negotiated). The successful applicant will conduct research with Joachim Gudmundsson and André van Renssen in the Sydney Algorithms and Computing Theory (SACT) group. The aim will … Continue reading

SACT Seminar: Hung-Lung Wang

Time: Thursday 31 August, 10–11am. Location: “Common Area” of level 4W. Speaker: Hung-Lung Wang, National Taipei University of Business. Title: Convexity on AT-free graphs Abstract: We deal with the anti-exchange property with respect to a kind of graph convexity. We show that the property holds if and only if the graph under consideration isAT-free. An application to generating theATfree … Continue reading

SACT Seminar

Time: 1:00 pm Tuesday, 15th August 2017. Location: SIT 459 Speaker: Hubert Chan, The University of Hong Kong Title: Revisiting Diffusion Process for Hypergraph Laplacian Abstract: Hypergraph Laplacian has been defined via a diffusion process [Louis STOC 2015].  The spectral properties of the Laplacian is used to achieve a variant of the Cheeger’s inequality for hyperedge expansion and … Continue reading

SACT Seminar

Time: 1:00 pm Tuesday, 16th May 2017. Location: SIT 459 Speaker: Nengkun Yu, University of Technology Sydney Title: Learning classical information in Quantum system—from Pretty Good Measurement to Pretty Good Tomography Abstract: We start with a promise problem of extracting information from a single quantum system whose state is known to be in one of several possible … Continue reading

SACT Seminar

Time: 1:00 pm Thursday, 6th of April 2017. Location: SIT 459 Speaker: Patrick Eades Title: Stochastic k-center and j-flats Abstract:  Patrick will present the paper “Stochastic k-center and j-flats” by Lingxiao Huang and Jian Li. “Solving geometric optimization problems over uncertain data have become increasingly important in many applications and have attracted a lot of attentions in recent years. In … Continue reading

SACT Seminar: Justified Representation in Approval- Based Committee Voting

Time: 1:00 pm Tuesday, 28th February 2017. Location: SIT 459 Speaker: Haris Aziz, Data61/CSIRO and UNSW Title: Justified Representation in Approval- Based Committee Voting Abstract: We consider approval-based committee voting, i.e. the setting where each voter approves a subset of candidates, and these votes are then used to select a fixed-size set of winners (committee). … Continue reading

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