CMP Postgraduate Research Day 2018

CMP Postgraduate Research Day 2018   Date : 26th Nov. 2018 Time : 10:00-15:00   Programme for the day  

Using supermarket loyalty card data to predict the differential impact of the UK soft drink levy on buyer behaviour

Seminar Series: Statistics and Data Science in the Digital Age Title: ‘Using supermarket loyalty card data to predict the differential impact of the UK soft drink levy on buyer behaviour’ Date: 9th November 2018, Time: 14:00 Location:   SCI 1.20 (MTH Library) Speaker: Prof Peter Moffatt (ECO-UEA) Project Members: Natalia Borzino (ECO); Andrew Fearne (NBS); Beatriz de la Iglesia (CMP); Peter G Moffatt (ECO); Margaret Robins (CMP) Please email...

Tropical algebra and applications

Time: Wed 7th Nov 2018 at 13:00 Room : SCI 3.05 Speaker : Dr. Laure Daviaud,  University of Warwick Abstract: Tropical algebra is the counterpart of linear algebra when the addition and multiplication operators are replaced by the minimum (or maximum) and addition operators. Tropical algebra is thus particularly suitable to deal with optimisation problems, such as public transport scheduling. In this talk, I will give an introduction to tropical algebra and present some...

Artificial Intelligence Techniques for breast cancer diagnosis in MRI

Date: 8 Aug. 2018, 13:00 Location : S 3.05 Speaker:  Dr. Ignacio Alvarez Illán, University of Granada Organiser : Dr. Michael Mackiewicz   Abstract Computer aided diagnosis (CAD) systems have the potential to assist radiologist in the detection of challenging lesions for breast cancer diagnosis. This may impact on survival rates, biopsy reduction and patient care. Dynamic Contrast Enhancing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DCE-MRI) produce 4D images of the breast...

Text Watermarking in Social Media

Date: 02, July 2018 Time: 13:00-14:00 Location: SCI 3.05 Speaker: Prof. Danilo Montesi Institution: Bologna University Organiser: Dr. Michal Mackiewicz   Abstract While a plethora of digital contents are daily generated and shared online through blogs, social media and digital archives, authorship verification and copyright protection have become an imperative task. Out of all, watermarking is the most suited method for combining information sharing...