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MyResearch Module 4: Getting Your Research Out

Oct 27, 2014 Info_session

The Library is once again partnering with Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) to provide a seminar series for graduate students. The McGill Library program - MyResearch - will consist of four modules starting Monday Sept. 29. The modules for science and engineering students will be taking place from 12:30pm-2:30pm in ... Read more

MyResearch Module 3: Search Strategies & Techniques

Oct 20, 2014 Info_session

The Library is once again partnering with Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) to provide a seminar series for graduate students. The McGill Library program - MyResearch - will consist of four modules starting Monday Sept. 29. The modules for science and engineering students will be taking place from 12:30pm-2:30pm in ... Read more

Covert Channels: A formulation of the potential for communication condition ...

Oct 17, 2014 Colloquium

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Certainties and uncertainties in the principle of uncertainty

Oct 10, 2014 Colloquium

Measurement of features is a basic operation in signal/image processing (as well as in physics). The measure is done with the help of a "window” function which is localised around the measured feature(s). The principle of uncertainty limits the accuracy that one can achieve by jointly measuring two features. It ... Read more

MyResearch Module 2: Graduate Research Tool Kit

Oct 06, 2014 Info_session

The Library is once again partnering with Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) to provide a seminar series for graduate students. The McGill Library program - MyResearch - will consist of four modules starting Monday Sept. 29. The modules for science and engineering students will be taking place from 12:30pm-2:30pm in ... Read more

Temporal-difference Learning and the Coming of Artificial Intelligence

Oct 03, 2014 Colloquium

When mankind finally comes to understand the principles of intelligence, and how they can be embodied in machines, it will be the most important discovery of our age, perhaps of any age. The coming of AI is not imminent, but for almost everybody now alive the chance of it happening ... Read more

MyResearch Module 1: EndNote Essentials

Sep 29, 2014 Info_session

The Library is once again partnering with Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) to provide a seminar series for graduate students. The McGill Library program - MyResearch - will consist of four modules. The modules for science and engineering students will be taking place from 12:30pm-2:30pm in Room 511 of Burnside ... Read more

Learning Socially Adaptive Navigation Strategies: Lessons from the SmartWheeler Project

Sep 26, 2014 Colloquium

A key skill for mobile robots is the ability to navigate efficiently through their environment. In the case of social or assistive robots, this involves navigating through human crowds. Typical performance criteria, such as reaching the goal using the shortest path, are not appropriate in such environments, where it is ... Read more

Beginner Unix Tutorial

Sep 25, 2014 Info_session

New to the Unix environment? Not used to working with files in the commandline? The SOCS Help Desk invites you to attend one of four introductory Unix tutorials in Trottier 3120. Each session will cover account creation and password resetting, getting familiar with the graphical user interface, and useful commands ... Read more

Beginner Unix Tutorial

Sep 24, 2014 Info_session

New to the Unix environment? Not used to working with files in the commandline? The SOCS Help Desk invites you to attend one of four introductory Unix tutorials in Trottier 3120. Each session will cover account creation and password resetting, getting familiar with the graphical user interface, and useful commands ... Read more