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IEEE DeepVision: Deep Learning in Computer Vision Workshop with CVPR 2015

June 30, 2015

Record number of attendees! We organized the DeepVision: Deep Learning in Computer Vision Workshop at CVPR 2015, Boston, MA, USA. The workshop had a record number of attendees (300+) of many had to sit on the floor and squeeze any opening at the back of the large conference room. Due to the overcrowd, precautions were taken by the Boston Police […]

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Mobile malware research hits the media pages

June 22, 2015

Mobile Systems Research Group Leader Prof. Aruna Seneviratne has appeared across a broad range of online and print media talking about a recently published paper that looks at mobile malware; Seneviratne, A. Seneviratne, A. Mahanti, P. Mohapatra, Early Detection of Spam Mobile Apps, International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Florence, May 2015. The research shows […]

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NICTA Launches Transport and Logistics Knowledge Hub

June 12, 2015

NICTA today announced a new Knowledge Hub – the Transport and Logistics Living Lab in Sydney, located at NICTA’s headquarters in the Australian Technology Park in Eveleigh. Launched by The Hon. Victor Dominello, MP, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, the Transport and Logistics Living Lab is one of five key knowledge hubs in NSW […]

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Ten papers at CVPR 2015

June 2, 2015

Congratulations to NICTA’s Computer Vision research group for having ten papers appear at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) conference 2015. CVPR is the premier annual Computer Vision event comprising the main CVPR conference and several co-located workshops and short courses. In terms of h5-index, it ranks as the 7th venue in all Engineering […]

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Conrad Sanderson’s paper published at CVPR 2015 Biometric Workshop has generated highest impact.

June 2, 2015

Conrad Sanderson’s paper titled ‘Patch-based Probabilistic Image Quality Assessment for Face Selection and Improved Video-based Face Recognition’ presented during CVPR 2011 biometrics workshop has generated highest impact and the criterion is based on the citation counts. Congratulations Conrad! This paper will be presented at the CVPR 2015 Biometrics Workshop in Boston on June 11

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Chathurika Mediwaththe’s paper accepted to IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid in 2015

May 26, 2015

Well Done Chathurika!. Chathurika Mediwaththe is a PhD research student in Mobile Systems Research Group. Her below publication has been accepted by the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 2015. Chathurika P. Mediwaththe, Edward R. Stephens, David B. Smith, Anirban Mahanti, A dynamic Game for Electricity Load Management in Neighborhood Area Networks, accepted for publication in the […]

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Ralph Holz has two published IETF RFCs

May 26, 2015

Congratulations to MSRG Researcher Ralph Holz. The following two RFCs have been published by the IETF: Yaron Sheffer, Ralph Holz, and Peter Saint-Andre. RFC 7525: Recommendations for secure use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS). Best Current Practice (BCP 195). https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7525, May 2015.   Yaron Sheffer, Ralph Holz, and Peter […]

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Staff Profile: Peter Leihn – Using his energy to produce sustainable ideas

May 18, 2015

Peter Leihn may be relatively new to NICTA, but with a career that spans over 25 years, he’s no stranger to the world of ICT. His vast experience includes stints in industry at companies such as Hewlett-Packard and Autodesk, before a move into government.  But it’s at NICTA that Peter gets to combine his passion for […]

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CONNECT 2015 – ‘Connecting’ one event at a time

May 18, 2015

In April the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre played host to CONNECT 2015, an expo about how technologies will CONNECT in the future to change the way we do business.  In its second year, the event saw a doubling in size with over 4,000 delegates enjoying access to an exhibition and eleven conferences over a […]

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CeBIT 2015

May 18, 2015

Three days. 450 exhibitors. Eight conferences. Welcome to CeBIT 2015, of which NICTA was an innovation partner. This year NICTA’s stand showcased over 20 projects and demonstrations in our Business Team areas of: Broadband and the Digital Economy; Environment; Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics; Security; and Engineering, Technology and Development. NICTA also lent its expertise to CeBIT’s conference […]

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