‘Gielis Transformations in design and engineering’

Seminar | INESC-ID Lisboa Room 0.20 | 14:00

Johan Gielis, University of Antwerp, Bio-Engineering Sciences – Abstract: Gielis Transformations in design and engineering Gielis’ Transformations (a.k.a. Superformula) are a generalization of the Pythagorean Theorem. It not only defines the circle, as Pythagoras does, but circles, polygons, starfish, shells, … Continued

Conflict-free Replicated Data Types: An Overview

Seminar | 336 | 14:30

Nuno Manuel Ribeiro Preguiça, Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Abstract: Internet-scale distributed systems often replicate data at multiple geographic locations to provide low latency and high availability, despite node and network failures. Geo-replicated systems that adopt a weak consistency model … Continued

BADA – Big Automotive Data Analytics

Seminar | 336 | 15:00

Ahmad Al-Shishtawy, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden – Abstract: The BADA project fuses big data analytics with the automotive industry in Sweden. It is a collaboration between RISE SICS, Volvo cars, Volvo trucks, Scania, and the Swedish Transport Agency. The … Continued

Learning with Sociable Robots and Artifacts

Seminar | IST Taguspark - Room 1.38 | 15:00

Sandra Y. Okita, Teachers College, Columbia University – Abstract: People often turn to others to improve their own learning. Technological artifacts (e.g. humanoid robots, pedagogical agents/avatars) often consist of human-like qualities ranging across appearance, behavior, and intelligence. These features often … Continued

Atomic Transaction Commit for Modern Data Stores

Seminar | 336 | 10:00

Alexey Gotsman, IMDEA Software Institute in Madrid – Abstract: Modern data stores often need to provide both high scalability and strong transactional semantics. They achieve scalability by partitioning data into shards and fault-tolerance by replicating each shard across several servers. … Continued

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