CGL Meeting Minutes

Date: November 23, 2017
Location: DC 1331
Time: 1:30
Chair: Veronika Irvine
Veronika Irvine

1. Attendance

2. Coffee Hour

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3. Forthcoming

Date: Novermber 30, 2017 December 7, 2017 December 14, 2017 December 21, 2017
Location: DC 1331 1:30 DC 1331 1:30 DC 1331 1:30 DC 1331 1:30
Chair: Ryan Goldade
Ryan Goldade
Craig Kaplan
Craig Kaplan
Marta Kryven
Marta Kryven
No meeting
No meeting
Technical Presentation: Ryan Goldade
Ryan Goldade
Veronika Irvine
Veronika Irvine
Craig Kaplan
Craig Kaplan

4. Technical Presentation

Xiang Fang

Xiang Fang
Title : $C^1$/$C^2$ and Higher Bézier Splines on Triangulations
I will talk about more kinds of triangular interpolants.

5. Discussion Items

6. Action Items

7. Lab Events

8. Conferences and Special Journal Issues

Recent Additions

Upcoming Deadlines

9. Directors' Meeting

10. Seminars and Events

Social Justice and Anti-Oppressive Practices Interactive Exhibit
Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST, Atrium, STJ2, St. Jerome's University
The exhibit showcases student projects on various forms of social oppression, including racism, sexism, heterosexism, cissexism, and ableism.
PhD Seminar: The Many Faces of Computer-generated Poetry (Carolyn Lamb)
Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m.,DC 3323
PhD Seminar: Leveraging Network Optimizations to Improve Distributed Transaction Processing Performance(Xu Cui)
Friday, December 1, 2017, 1:30 p.m., DC 1304
PhD Seminar: Derivatives of Parsing Expression Grammars (Aaron Moss)
Friday, December 1, 2017,3:30 p.m., DC 2310
Master's Thesis Presentation: The Limited Effectiveness of Neural Networks for Simple Question Answering on Knowledge Graphs (Salman Mohammed)
Monday, December 4, 2017, 11:30 a.m., DC 2102
Seminar: Citizen-Sourced Data for Public Health Modeling (Rumi Chunara)
Monday, December 4, 2017, 10:30 a.m., DC 1302
Cory Doctorow: "Dead canary in the coalmine: we just lost the web in the war on general purpose computing"
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST, The Theatre of the Arts,Modern Languages Building
This is the decade in which the unstoppable temptation to solve your problems by breaking everyone else's computers really starts to chomp on our collective butts.
PhD Seminar: The Twists and Turns of Character Animation: Modeling the Angular Speed of Trajectories (Tyler Nowicki)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m., DC 2310
Seminar: Realistic 3D Graphics in Real Time (Morgan McGuire, NVIDIA)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 3:30 p.m., DC 2568
Master's Thesis Presentation: Natural Phenomena SimulationOn the Bluish Appearance of Veins (Spencer Van Leeuwen)
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 10:30 a.m., DC 2314
Adrien Pouliot Lecture: Four Problem-solving strategies for Mathematics and for Life (Richard Hoshino)
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 7:00 PM EST, Mathematics 3, Room 1006
In this informal and interactive presentation, winner Richard Hoshino will present four of his favourite math problems, and share stories of how these problems have led to authentic mathematical experiences for both high school students and undergraduates.
Canada 150 Lecture Series: Canada's Hidden Histories
Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 7:00 PM EST, CIGI Auditorium
Four professors from Laurier and Waterloo will bring to light some of the hidden figures and narratives, including those of First Nations, gender struggles, and migration/refugee experiences.

Also see other Math and CS postings.

10. Lab Cleanup

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