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Andrew Halligan and Jennifer Winer - winners of the School of Computer Science Capstick awards

Student Award Winners

Congratulations to Andrew Halligan and Jennifer Winer - winners of the School of Computer Science Capstick awards.

The Dr. Charles Capstick Graduation Prize is awarded to the top two students (by cumulative average at graduation) in the School of Computer Science.

Jennifer has also been awarded the CPES Society of Excellence award, and Andrew has been named the winner of the Governor General's Silver Medal.

Great job Andrew and Jennifer.

PhD Seminar – Dennis Wong

The School of Computer Science is pleased to announce the following seminar, A Surprisingly Simple de Bruijn Sequence Construction, presented by PhD Student Dennis Wong. The seminar will take place June 18, 2014 in Reynolds 219 at 1:30 pm.

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A Surprisingly Simple de Bruijn Sequence Construction

Spring Academic Open House

Last Wednesday the School of Computer Science welcomed prospective students and their families to the University of Guelph for the 2014 Spring Academic Open House.

Prospective students and their families were invited to tour the campus, and to take part in several short talks by students, staff, and faculty. The morning began with a presentation about the various programs in the SoCS by Greg Klotz (Undergraduate Program Counsellor & Industry Liaison Officer), Stefan Kremer (Director of the SoCS), and Laura Gatto (co-op co-ordinator for the SoCS).

MSc Thesis Defence: Eddie Cheung

The School of Computer Science is happy to announce that Eddie Cheung will be presenting his MSc Thesis Defence on Thursday May 22, at 1:30pm in Reynolds 219.

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Equine Gait Data Analysis using Signal Transforms as a Preprocessor to Back Propagation Networks

Hemochromatosis Month

May is Hemochromatosis Month - a month to bring awareness to a genetic disorder that leaves those afflicted with too much iron in their system. Left untreated, the condition can be fatal.

Diagnosed in 2010, School of Computer Science Professor Gary Grewal has spent the last several semesters working with two senior undergraduate students Frank Liu and Ryan Pattison to develop a mobile application to help those with Hemochromatosis manage their condition.

PhD Seminar – Hlomani Hlomani

The School of Computer Science is pleased to announce the following seminar, Multidimensional Data-Driven Ontology Evaluation, presented by PhD Candidate Hlomani Hlomani. The seminar will take place April 24, 2014 in Reynolds 219 at 1:00 pm.

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Multidimensional Data-Driven Ontology Evaluation

Hacking Health for Kids @ Sick Kids

The Hacking Health event is designed to improve healthcare by inviting technology creators and healthcare professionals to collaborate on realistic, human-centric solutions to front-line problems.

Join doctors, nurses, techies, kids and their parents in a fun, intense, hackathon designed to transform kids health. Come for a fun, intense weekend of rapid prototyping your healthcare ideas. Registration is now open!