Report: Adoption of new technologies crucial to Australia’s future
New technologies offer unprecedented opportunities for economic growth and community wellbeing, but only if Australians are ready to adapt and learn, according to a new report from the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA). Technology and Australia’s Future explores what it takes to win in the technology race and manage the human costs of disruptive […]
Chitra Javali received N2Women Young Researcher Fellowship Award at LCN
Congratulations to Chitra Javali, for being selected for the “N2Women Young Researcher Fellowship Award” for 40th Anniversary of IEEE Conference on Local Computer Netwoks (LCN), 2015. This year LCN will be held at 26-29 October, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA. N2Women is an ACM SIGMOBILE program that is supported by the IEEE Communications Society, IEEE TCCC, Microsoft Research, […]
Samaneh Movassaghi interviewed by SBS
Again great publicity for Samaneh’s work on wearables. She has been interviewed by SBS. Click here to listen to the interview. Samaneh is a NICTA reserach PhD student in the Mobile Systems Research Group.
Sameneh Movassaghi to represent ANU at GYSS 2016
Congratulations to Samaneh on being selected by ANU to participate in the Global Young Scientists Summit@one-north 2016 (GYSS 2016). http://www.nrf.gov.sg/gyss-one-north/gyss@one-north-2016 A total of 5 research students were selected across all faculties and departments in Australian National University, Canberra. Samaneh is one of the 5 being selected to attend the summit. Samaneh is a NICTA PhD […]
Alban Grastien wins Best Paper award at DX-15
Alban Grastien from NICTA‘s Optimisation Research Group (and adjunct to the ANU AI group) won the Best Paper award at the 26th International Workshop on Principles of Diagnosis (DX). His paper Self-healing as a combination of consistency checks and conformant planning problems describes an efficient method for optimal self-repair in a discrete event-driven system.
Four papers at NIPS 2015
The MLRG has the following four papers appearing at NIPS 2015:  Learning with Symmetric Label Noise: The Importance of Being Unhinged (B. van Rooyen, A. Menon and R.C. Williamson)  Convergence Analysis of Prediction Markets via Randomized Subspace Descent (R. Frongillo and M. Reid)  Maximum Likelihood Learning With Arbitrary Treewidth via Fast-Mixing Parameter Sets (J. Domke) […]
Another Dr in house – Suranga Seneviratne
Suranga Seneviratne (NICTA PhD student) in MSRG is awarded with the PhD. He received the PhD without any further need for revisions on his first submission of the thesis. Excellent results and a rare occasion. Well done and Congratulations Suranga!
“Privmetrics” wins the first prize for Best Mobile App contest in Mobicom 2015
What an achievement. Well Done Suranga! Suranga Seneviratne’s “Privmetrics” app has been awarded the first prize for the Best Mobile App contest in Mobicom 2015. http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2015/app.html Suranga Seneviratne has successfully completed his PhD recently and is a Researcher in the Mobile Systems Research Group at NICTA.
Samaneh Movassaghi features in CSIRO Seven
After winning the NASCOM 2015 award, Samaneh has been invited by CSIRO to feature in CSIRO Seven media release. http://seven.csiro.au/Samaneh
Chitra Javali and Girish Revadigar awarded internship at Eindhoven, Netherlands
Congratulations to Chitra Javali and Girish Revadigar (NICTA PhD students) for being offered a fully funded internship at Philips Research, Eindhoven, Netherlands. The internship is jointly funded by Philips Research, Eindhoven, and AU2EU, an EU-funded collaborative research and development project bringing together leading industry and research organisations from Europe and Australia. Chitra and Girish have […]