Could a robot do your job? Toby Walsh says: yes (on SBS)
Optimisation Research Leader Toby Walsh will appear on Tuesday, April 21 2015 on SBS’s Insight, in an episode about the future of robots and artificial intelligence. In this article, published on The Conversation, Toby argues that, in the near future, most of the job positions currently occupied by the middle class will be automated with the help of robots, […]
Toby Walsh appears on CIO interview on IBM Watson and cognitive computing
Optimisation Research Leader Toby Walsh appears on CIO interview on the impact of cognitive computing and the capability of tools such as IBM Watson.
Suranga Seneviratne – selected to present at the Graduate Research Conference: Digital Future
Congratulations to Suranga again! Suranga Seneviratne (PhD Research Student in MSRG) has been selected by UNSW to present at the U21 Graduate Research Conference on Digital Future in Shanghai from 9 June to 12 June 2015 for his paper titled “PrivMetrics: A Framework for Securing User Privacy in Smart Devices”.
Suranga Seneviratne received Google Travel Grant
Congratulations to Suranga Seneviratne (PhD Research student in MSRG) for receiving the Google Student Grant to attend WWW2015, to be held on May 18th-22nd, 2015 in Florence, Italy, to present his paper entitled “Early detection of Spam Mobile Apps”.
Anirban Mahanti – Associate Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Internet Computing
Congratulations to MSRG Principal Researcher Anirban Mahanti for being appointed Associate Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Internet Computing journal.
NICTA’s Machine Learning Leader, Bob Williamson at the AIIA Navigating the Internet of Things Summit
Prof Bob Williamson was invited to be on the Hypothetical Panel and Discussion at the AIIA Navigating the Internet of Things Summit, held on March 26. The purpose of the Hypothetical was to explore some of the positives, negatives and issues/concerns associated with the reality of the Internet of Things. Bob spoke on insight to […]
Toby Walsh’s Candy Crush article selected for The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014 anthology
Optimisation Research Leader Toby Walsh’s Candy Crush article from American Scientist (http://bit.ly/1CAnhwx), has been selected for the annual anthology The Best Writing on Mathematics 2014, published by The Princeton University Press. This year’s anthology has work from a number of well known writers including the famous mathematician (and inventor of the Game of Life) John […]
Turnbull embraces the Internet of Things
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has thrown his support behind the Internet of Things (IoT), spruiking the potential of the technology to deliver huge efficiencies for cities and generate revenue. For example, he said that NICTA researchers have developed an advanced failure prediction tool for water pipes. The tool can predict water pipes that are most […]
How The Sydney Harbour Bridge Benefits From The Internet Of Things
During the AIIA Navigating The Internet Of Things conference, which Lifehacker is covering today, David Gambrill from NICTA discussed a project which is using sensors to monitor 800 of the joints on the iconic bridge, which has to handle 160,000 vehicles a day. Read the full article here. Visit NICTA’s Structural Health Monitoring project page […]
We’re going to have an Active Transport Office
SHANE Rattenbury says the ACT Government will establish an Active Transport Office to enable more Canberrans to choose walking and cycling as their mode of transport and ensure better integration of transport modes across the city. Read the full article and NICTA’s involvement here. For more information on this project visit NICTA’s BusPlus – Public […]