MoCSSy Semester End Presentations, Fall 09

December 3rd, 2009
The IRMACS Centre,
SFU, Burnaby

Semester-End Presentations

Each semester the MoCSSy program hosts semester-end presentations. These events bring together current MoCSSy students, non-academic researchers, academic collaborators, and anyone interested in knowing more about the MoCSSy program. In this event MoCSSy students present some current MoCSSy research.


12:15-12:30: Opening Remarks
12:30-13:00: Richard Frank (Ph.D. Computing Science, ICURS, SFU)
"Power of Attraction: Modeling the Pull of Activity Nodes Using Offenders' Journey to Crime"
13:00-13:30: Philippe J. Giabbanelli (M.Sc. Computing Science, Chronic Disease Systems Modeling Lab, SFU)
"Influence of social networks on obesity"

13:30-13:45: Coffee Break
13:45-14:15: Azadeh Alimadad (Ph.D. candidate, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU)
"Estimates of CVD reduction in Canada following gradual reductions in sodium intake at the population level"

14:15-14:45: Andrew Reid (M.A. student, ICURS, SFU)
"Bars on Blocks: Modeling the Influence of Liquor Licensed Establishments on Crime"

14:45-15:00: Closing Remarks

15:00-17:00: IRMACS Christmas Celebration