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CS Games 2015

Attention all SoCS Students. SOCIS is recruiting a team of 10 students to send to CS Games from March 13-15th.

The Computer Science Games are a weekend long thrill ride with logic puzzles, difficult algorithms, intense video game competitions, social activities, and of course, programming. Organized by students from a different university every year, the CS Games is open to all undergraduate students.

PhD Defence: Christian Fobel

PhD candidate Christian Fobel will defend his thesis "Deterministic, Weak-scaling Parallelism for Wire-length and Timing-driven FPGA Placement, Suitable for Multi-core and Many-Core Architectures" on January 9, 2015, at 1:30pm in Reynolds 312.

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Deterministic, Weak-scaling Parallelism for Wire-length and Timing-driven FPGA Placement, Suitable for Multi-core and Many-Core Architectures

Seminar Series: Kenneth B. Kent

Kenneth B. Kent from the University of New Brunswick will be coming to SoCS on Friday, January 9 at 11:00 AM (REYN 312) to give a seminar about Thread Group Based Garbage Collection in a Java Virtual Machine.

Speaker: Dr. Kenneth B. Kent, Professor & Director, IBM Center for Advanced Studies - Atlantic Faculty of Computer Science, University of New Brunswick

Guelph Tech and Design Showcase 4.0

The fourth annual Guelph Technology Showcase will be taking place on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at the University of Guelph Science Complex Atrium. The Guelph Technology Showcase is organized by the Guelph Technology and Design Cluster Co-operative in partnership with the University Of Guelph's School Of Computer Science.

MSc Thesis Defence: Owen Fairholm

The School of Computer Science is pleased to announce the MSc Defence of Owen Fairholm, to be presented on December 18, 2014, at 9:30 in Reynolds 219. The presentation is titled "Annotation of Temporal Relations Using Markov Logic Networks and Temporal Centering".

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Annotation of Temporal Relations Using Markov Logic Networks and Temporal Centering

Entrepreneurship 101: Weekly Webcasts

Interested in learning more about entrepreneurship? Looking to start a new venture? Look no further! MaRS offers a weekly educational series to help you build your technology or social purpose business.

Entrepreneurship 101 is Canada’s largest live and online entrepreneurship course. Aimed at technology entrepreneurs and social innovators, but applicable to all entrepreneurs, the course covers the fundamentals of starting and building a new venture. Entrepreneurship 101 weekly lectures and live webcasts are on Wednesdays from 6-7pm.

School Visit: Women in Information Technology

On Wednesday, December 10th, Computer Science Professor and Assistant Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Deb Stacey and Recruitment Officer, Lauren Zweep attended a Women in Information Technology event at Northview Heights Secondary School.

Jason Ernst and Tom Hummel

Introducing Hydra

PhD Candidates Jason Ernst (School of Computer Science) and Tom Hummel (School of Engineering) have spent the last several months working in Montreal as part of FounderFuel's accelerator fall 2014 class.

Help Support Roboticon And Farm To Fork

On Tuesday December 2nd, the School of Computer Science launched two crowd funding projects as part of Giving Tuesday. The goal - raise $5000 for each project by the end of the semester. The two crowd funding projects are: