Meetings for 2020

Weekly Group Meetings take place every Friday between 1pm and 2pm and are currently on Zoom. Please JoinUs by subscribing to our mailing list to stay up to date: https://ecs.wgtn.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/spg.

  • 15th May. Summer Internship at RocketLabs, Nick Webster
  • 22th May. No speaker
  • 29th May. David Pearce on "Fuzz Testing AVR Microcontrollers"
  • 5th June. Jens Dietrich on "Fuzzing HTTP endpoints"
  • 12th June. Julian Mackay on "Syntactic Subsets for Decidable Bounded Polymorphism". [slides]
  • 19th June. Alex Potanin on Wyvern
  • 26th June. Alex Potanin on Effects
  • 3rd July. no meeting (mid trimester break, marking etc)
  • 10th July. no meeting (mid trimester break, marking etc, ICSE)
  • 17th July. Timothy Jones (Montoux) on "Multiplexing Transducers"
  • 24th July. ENGR489 Presentations: Lavanya Sajwan on "Why Do Programmers Do What They Do? A Theory of Influences on Security Practices", Jack Hazlehurst on "Incremental Static Analysis for Regression Test Analysis" and Philip Oliver on "Incremental Compilation Workloads".
  • 31st July. Shawn Rasheed (Massey) on Static and Hybrid Program Analysis to detect Deserialization and Parser Vulnerabilities.
  • 7th August. Marco Servetto on 42 library design, using an example of the Unit of measures library
  • 14th August. Patrick Lam on "Putting the Semantics into Semantic Versioning" (details)
  • 21st August. Craig Anslow on "Visualizing Progress Tracking for Software Teams on Large Collaborative Touch Displays" (details)
  • 28th August. Thomas Kühne on "Unifying Nominal and Structural Typing for Modelling Open World Scenarios"
  • 4th September. Social Lunch in the Kelburn Village Pub starting at 1PM.
  • 11th September. Research Awareness Day (details TBC)
  • 18th September. David Pearce on "Functional Reactive Programming of Web Applications in Whiley" (with some live programming!)
  • 25th September. Soheila Sadeghiram on "A distance-based Genetic algorithm for robust data-intensive Web service composition in dynamic bandwidth environment."
  • 2nd October. James Noble
  • 9th October. Isaac Oscar Gariano, tentative: drinks after work, 3PM Kelburn Village Pub.
  • 16th October. Erin Greenwood-Thessman
  • 23rd October. Julian Mackay on "Holistic Specifications".