Inaugural Workshop

Friday 15 September 2006
Hull Immersive Visualization Environment
University of Hull, Cottingham Road, HULL HU6 7RX

Programme

10.00 -10.30

Arrival and coffee
   
  Keynote talk

10.30

Human-centred simulation steering - Prof Dr.-Ing Ulrich Lang, University of Cologne - abstract (PDF, 30KB)

   

 

Plenary session

11.30

Review of member services and discussion of CompuSteer's national role - Dr Ian Grimstead, University of Cardiff; Dr Helen Wright, Coordinator - slides: 1, 2 and 3 (PPT, 930KB)
   

12.30 - 1.30

Buffet lunch, visualization and VR demonstrations
   
  Presentations by bursary holders

1.30

Image-based steering for Integrative Biology - Dr Lakshmi Sastry and Richard Wong, RAL; Dr Helen Wright, University of Hull - paper (PDF, 130KB), slides (PPT, 6.5MB)

2.00

Reacting to HCI devices: initial work using resource ontologies with RAVE - Dr Ian Grimstead, University of Cardiff; Richard Potter, University of Hull - paper (PDF, 200KB), slides (PPT, 1.58MB)

2.30

RoboViz: lossy networking modes for remote command and control of robotic emergent behaviour - Dr Anja Le Blanc and Paul Kuchar, University of Manchester - paper (PDF, 85KB), slides (PPT, 3.66MB)

   

3.00 - 3.15

Tea and biscuits
   
  Invited presentations

3.15

22-processor Beowulf to 800-processor NW Grid: scaling up genetic algorithm optimisation of gait simulations - Prof Robin Crompton, University of Liverpool

3.45

The Application Hosting Environment - Stefan Zasada, UCL

   

4.15 - 4.30

Final remarks and workshop close