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September 2022 Workshop Schedule

Huawei Edinburgh Lab September 2022 Workshop Schedule

Because of the Queen’s funeral on 19 September we are compressing the workshop into two days (20th and 21st September).  We may still need to make adjustments to the schedule below.

Tuesday 20 September – Bayes Centre G.03

UK Time China time Topic/title Speakers
08:15-08:30 15:15-15:30 Coffee
08:30-08:50 15:30-15:50 Introductions Jane Hillston (UoE)  and Victor Zhang  (Huawei)
08:50-09:35 15:50-16:35 Getting Practical Value from Big Graphs Wenfei Fan (UoE)
09:35-10:20 16:35-17:20 Declarative query processing in imperative managed runtimes  Stratis Viglas (Huawei) 
10:20-10:40 17:20-17:40 Coffee Break
10:40-11:25 17:40-18:25 Movie Summarization via Sparse Graph Construction Frank Keller (UoE)
11:25-12:10 18:25-19:10  Panel: What will Knowledge Graphs Look Like in 20 Years Time? Panelists:

Amos Storkey (UoE),

Mark Steedman (UoE),

Mirella Lapata (UoE)

Moderator: Jeff Pan (Huawei)

12:10-13:10 19:10-20:10 Lunch
14:30- Tour of Royal Botanic Garden
Lunch will be served at the Coffee House on Level 4 of Bayes Centre

“The Chinese Hillside highlights RBGE’s well-established links with China and is perhaps one of the largest collections of Chinese plants being cultivated outside China”

Please register for the tour here

For those who have registered for the Royal Botanic Gardens tour, please be at the RBGE entrance on Arboretum Place by 14:15

Wednesday 21 September – Bayes Centre G.03

UK Time China time Topic/title Speakers
08:15-08:30 15:15-15:30 Coffee
08:30-09:20 15:30-16:20 Challenges related to the next call for proposals Victor Zhang, Jeff Pan, Stratis Viglas , Nikos Ntarmos, Dan Ghica (Huawei)
09:20-10:05 16:20-17:05 Fundamental limitations to quantum computation imposed by errors Raul Garcia Patron Sanchez  (UoE)
10:05-10:25 17:05-17:25 Coffee Break 
10:25-11:10 17:25-18:10 Machine Learning for Personalisation Amos Storkey (UoE)
11:10-11:55 18:10-18:55 Why we still need new programming languages Dan Ghica (Huawei)
11:55-12:40 18:55-19:40 Quickstrom: Property-based Acceptance Testing with LTL Specifications Liam O’Connor (UoE)
12:50-14:00 19:50-21:00 Lunch
14:00- 21:00- Informal discussions


Lunch will be served at the Coffee House on Level 4 of Bayes Centre


Projects and Posters


Project Investigator(s) Poster
The Other Side of Big Graphs: Dependency Theory, Practice and Applications Wenfei Fan poster (new)
Building and Interrogating Knowledge Graphs from Text Mark Steedman
McDoC – Many-Core In-Memory Database on a Chip Björn Franke
Towards Multi-Service and Multi-Operator Softwarized 5G Mobile Networks Mahesh Marina poster
EdgeBoost: Data-driven Traffic Engineering and Configuration Verification Mahesh Marina poster
Deep Learning in Dynamic, Constrained and Embedded Systems Amos Storkey
Splitchain Prahmod Bhatotia
Joint Inference Multi-Task Networks Hakan Bilen poster
Performance optimisation of distributed trusted middleware system Tiejun Ma
Parallel Graph Computations: Foundation and Practice Wenfei Fan poster (new)
Huawei Data-Centric Parallelisation Björn Franke
Probalistic Property-Based Testing James Cheney/Vaishak Belle poster (new)
Asterism/Quicksilver: A Pattern Aware Parallel Compiler and Runtime Toolchain Björn Franke/Volker Seeker poster
Semantic Parsing and Dialog for Knowledge-Graph Query Mark Steedman poster
JIT Compilation as a Service Björn Franke
Data Sharing: Querying and Linking Distributed and Autonomous Data Yang Cao poster (new)
Efficient Training of Giant Neural Networks Luo Mai poster
In-Database Universal Analytics Using Compilation Amir Shaikhha poster (new)
Learning Structured Decompositions of Data for Interpretability Siddharth Narayanaswamy poster (new)
A safe heterogeneous systems programming language Michel Steuwer
A High-Performance Polyhedral Core Library Tobias Grosser
Argument Mining for Argumentation based decision making Nadin Kokciyan poster (new)
Intelligent Question Answering Kobby Nuamah poster

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