Bath Meeting : Fundamentals of Natural Computing

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Day 1 : Wednesday 21st January 2004 : Themed Papers

Time Session Supervisor
08:45 Registration and Coffee
09:30 An Introduction to Statistical Approaches to Pattern Recognition (Tutorial) Andy Webb (QinetiQ)
10:30 Coffee
11:00 Information, Learning & Neural Networks (Tutorial) Steve Roberts (University of Oxford)
12:00 Lunch
13:30 Data Mining and the Relevance of Natural Computing (Tutorial) Tom Khabaza (SPSS)
14:30 Tea
15:00 Evolutionary and Genetic Algorithms (Tutorial) Xin Yao (University of Birmingham)
16:00 Introduction to a Demonstration of the Ferret Copy Detector Caroline Lyon (University of Hertfordshire)
16:25 General Workshop Graham Hesketh (Rolls-Royce, Derby)
16:55 Solution to Puzzle Corner #25
17:10 Close of Day One
18:30 Coach departs for Social Event — Dinner in the Assembly Rooms in Bath

Day 2: Thursday 22nd January 2004 : General Papers

Time Session Supervisor
09:30 Visualization Methodologies in Aircraft Design - 'Above the Below' Carren Holden (BAE SYSTEMS, Filton)
10:30 Coffee
11:00 Engineering Webs of Knowledge Nigel Shadbolt (University of Southampton)
12:00 Lunch
13:30 NCAF AGM (NCAF Members Only)
14:00 A Framework for Data Analysis and Modelling - Industrial Case Study at BNFL Tom Musicka (University of Newcastle)
14:45 Neural Network and Regression Analysis: Can We Really Use These Techniques for Analysing Cause and Effect Relationships from Examples? Meghana Ransing (University of Swansea)
15:30 Tea and Close of Meeting