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NRC'S Interactive Simulation Platform

Jan 29, 2016 Colloquium

An overview of NRC work in interactive simulation will be presented. Interactive simulation allows for a user to interact with a virtual reality scene, with the objective of skills training, mission rehearsal or device design/usability. In this context, NRC has developed, NeuroTouch, an interactive simulator for training of neurosurgical skills ... 
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UNIX Tutorial

Jan 29, 2016 Info_session

UNIX Tutorial - Learning the shell through a mock data-mining project.

Our weekly Friday tutorial offered by the CS IT department will introduce and put into practice utilities like Curl/wget, grep, awk, sort, bc and many others by making the participant work on a trivial stock market predictor.

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UNIX/LINUX Tutorials

Jan 22, 2016 Info_session

The School of Computer Science will be giving a UNIX tutorial with an "open door" policy this Friday 22nd of January between 14 h 30 and 16 h 30. Limited space so come early if you want a seat. Read more

Casual Research Assistant - Market Researcher

Jan. 18, 2016 Job_posting


  • Market research in the field of Ridesharing services
  • Competition analysis
  • Propose a marketing strategy
  • Comprehensive report all findings
  • Experience in market research
  • competition analysis
  • product marketing and pricing
  • Ability to develop business plan and advertisement campaign for a new product
  • preferable in software field.
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On folding pathways, recycling, and reversible programming

Jan 18, 2016 Colloquium

DNA programs execute when sets of interacting molecules follow specific folding pathways, i.e., sequences of secondary structures. Longer pathways imply longer and thus potentially more complex computations.  This motivates the question: is it possible to design a single DNA strand, or set of interacting DNA strands, that follow a ... Read more

Casual Research Associate

Jan. 13, 2016 Job_posting

A Temporary Research Associate position is available in the Advanced Networking Research Lab for work in a Data Cloud design and implementation project.  This is a short-term position for 4 months that is geared towards designing and implementinga data cloud infrastructure. The research associate should diligently work towards meeting the requirements ... Read more

Part-time Casual Research Assistant - Graphic/Web Designer

Dec. 16, 2015 Job_posting


  • Design a project website.
  • Design brochures, business cards and other promotional materials.
  • Strong knowledge of: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, HTML, CSS
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Previous experience with design of promotional materials an asset.
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Contract programmer position for Patient App in Radiation Oncology available at the MUHC

Dec. 17, 2015 Job_posting

Contract programmer position available at the MUHC for developing a phone app for radiation oncology patients.   Details and instructions on how to apply may be found at Read more

Course Lecturer COMP102

Dec. 14, 2015 Job_posting

The School needs to fill a course lecturer vacancy for the upcoming Winter 2016 semester.   The salary scale will be: 3-credit courses is $7,600.  Application deadline is December 21, 2015   Winter 2016: COMP 102 – Computers and computing (3cr)   To apply: send you CV for consideration to sheryl ... Read more

How to Go Really Big in AI: Strategies & Principles for Distributed Machine Learning

Dec 10, 2015 Colloquium

The rise of Big Data has led to new demands for Machine Learning (ML) systems to learn complex models with millions to billions of parameters that promise adequate capacity to digest massive datasets and offer powerful predictive analytics (such as high-dimensional latent features, intermediate representations, and decision functions) thereupon. In ... Read more