Canberra Computer Science Enrichment - Sessions

Sessions are held Friday afternoons 17:00-18:30 during school terms, at the Mathematical Sciences Institute, Hanna Neumann Building 145, at ANU.

Term 2 2022 : 13 May–24 June

Date Presenter Topic
13 May Pascal Bercher Introduction to Classical Planning Slides PDDL Models PDDL Editor Lecture Recording
20 May Dirk Algorithmic Thinking Problems
27 May Angus Epidemic modelling Code
3 June Alban Grastien Path Finding Slides
10 June Nicholas Seam Carving Slides Code
17 June Angus Password Cracking [Code]
24 June    

Term 1 2022 : 25 February–8 April

Date Presenter Topic
25 February Dirk Logic 1
4 March Dirk Logic 2
11 March - Cancelled
18 March Dirk Logic 3
25 March Nicholas Maze Generation Presentation Code
1 April Dirk Unix Hacking
8 April Dirk Unix Hacking

Term 1 2021 : 19 February–26 March

Date Presenter Topic
19 February Josh introduction: symbolic systems
26 February Josh Turing machines
5 March Josh formal grammars
12 March Josh computational thinking; ACAT
19 March Robin artificial intelligence and consciousness
26 March Paul embedded systems; building an air quality monitor

Term 2 2021: 7 May–18 June

Date Presenter Topic
7 May Josh cellular automata
14 May Josh agent-based modeling
21 May Josh intelligent agents
28 May Josh intelligent agents
4 June Kenneth computational science: supercomputers, math, and earthquakes
11 June Kenneth earthquake simulation
18 June Peter and Cassy Designing a Programming Language from scratch

Term 3 2021: 23 July–10 September

Date Presenter Topic
23 Jul Alban Path-finding for robots and agents
30 Jul Josh free and open-source software
6 Aug Josh search problems
13 Aug - cancelled due to Canberra lockdown
20 Aug Artem Bitcoin and Blockchain
27 Aug Allie Computational Thinking / Game AI
3 Sep Allie Computational Thinking / Game AI
10 Sep Cassy Google Beginner CTF

Term 4 2021: 8 October–12 November

Date Presenter Topic
8 Oct Josh Game development with PyGame
15 Oct Penny Games and XR
22 Oct Josh Information theory
29 Oct    
5 Nov David Game theory
12 Nov   no formal session - Q&A only

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