MoCSSy Semester End Presentations, Spring 2011

April 8th, 2011
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 researchers present some current MoCSSy research.


10:30-10:45: Opening Remarks by John O'Neil (Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences)
10:45-11:15: Azadeh Alimadad (Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU)
"Estimates of Cardiovascular Disease Reduction in Latin American Countries Following Gradual Reductions in Sodium Intake at the Population Level"
11:15-11:45: Laurens Bakker (M.Sc. Candidate, School of Computing Science, SFU)
"Disconnecting the Dots: First Steps in Computational Topology for Simulation and Data Cleaning"
11:45-12:00: Break
12:00-12:30: Vijay Mago (Post Doctoral Fellow, MoCSSy)
"Application of Fuzzy Cognitive Map for Understanding Behavior of Urban Transformations: Crime and Infectious Disease"
12:30-13:00: Natalia Iwanski (Undergraduate Student, Department of Mathematics)
"A Simulation Model of an Offender's Journey to Crime"
13:00-13:15: Closing Remarks and MoCSSy Graduate Certificate Awards

13:15-14:30: Refreshments