Photos from Conferences and Other Occasions, 1976 to date
photos, 15 July 2010, at which I received the Teaching Prize:
Joe Reddington, who was awarded PhD for his thesis "Improvements to Instruction
Identification for Custom Instruction Set Design", won the College Team
Teaching Prize with Professor Fionn Murtagh of the Computer Science Department
and Dr Douglas Cowie of the English Department for their innovative project on
ceremony video, 15 July 2010.
Daniel Barenboim, West-East Divan
Orchestra, Prom 50, Royal Albert Hall, London, 24 August 2009,
Beethoven's Fedelio. This photo was taken with a Motorola Razer.
We were in East Choir. It was not the worst of vantage points for the
singers, and interesting for the orchestra. It was truly outstanding vantage
point on Daniel Barenboim.
- Classification Society and Interface Annual Meeting, St Louis,
MO, June 2009 (photos from Innar Liiv).
With Innar Liiv, winner of
Distinguished Dissertation award.
Other nominees for the Distinguished
Dissertation with Innar and, to right, Sam Prins and Rebecca Nugent,
Talk - Willem Heiser, Mel Janowitz,
David Banks, and myself.
SLDS Symposium on Learning and Data Science 2009,
Université Paris-Dauphine, 1-4 April 2009.
With Jean-Paul Benzéri. And:
Rotterdam, 25-27 June 2007. Invited talk
and same talk.
Mel Janowitz (Buck),
Xiaohui Liu, (Buck),
the British Classification Society/Classification Society of North America
meeting in Brunel University, 2 Feb. 2007.
- Photos from ADA-IV, Marseille,
Sept. 2006, including Antoine Llebaria's sketches. (Password-protected:
for access, email fmurtagh at acm dot org). Here is just one:
Antoine (on my right) and Christian Surace for all
- Scenes from a building site (new lecture theatre nearing completion):
Royal Holloway, July 2006, perimeter wall, and
close-up. Thanks to Patrick Groenen for the
photos and to Rafael Molina for the super-resolution presentation.
- Some photos from
2nd International Conference on p-Adic Mathematical Physics,
Sept. 2005, Belgrade.
With Igor Volovich
Discussion after my talk
Beside the Danube - I
Beside the Danube - II
- Dec. 17, 2004, WS-Talk start-up
meeting, with Josiane Mothe,
Munich (photo Sandra Poulain).
Photo at meeting (photo Burak
Özcan), and another.
- Nov. 2004, taken for magazine article,
- Nov. 8, 2004, Kaleidoscope Trails
meeting, London Knowledge Lab. Group
photo, and another (photos: Kevin Walker).
- July 2004 at the International Federation of Classification
Societies Conference in Chicago. Photos courtesy of Prof. Noboru
- 26 March 2003, University of Ulster,
The BCS Belfast Branch Medal for best student in Computer
Science at Queen's University was won by Mark Baldrick.
of BCS Medal 2001 prize giving.. Caption:
Mark is pictured receiving the medal from the Branch Chairman Ian Stuart,
with Prof. Fionn Murtagh of Queen's University looking on.
- From 1997 with:
Prof. Anil Jain (Michigan), Prof. Fionn Murtagh (then Magee),
Prof. John McCarthy
(Stanford), Mayor Martin Bradley, Paul Mc Kevitt (then Denmark)
and Dr Jon Campbell (then
Magee) at the Derry City Guildhall, September, 1997 (courtesy The Derry Journal)
- MSc Computer Science class of
(Note: not my class. My MSc was by research, on information retrieval.)
- TCD Engineering Science class of
'76. (And also many photos from the 25th Anniversary Reunion,
Family Photos, Etc.
school in Dublin
- nearly 300 years old. Closed now. Sorcha in
1999 photos. Notes: (i) one photo, 1970s class picture, is missing; (ii)
email contact points etc. are no longer valid.
Class of 1999.
- Current or former PhD students, Research Assistants, Research Fellows -
Damien Guillaume (PhD ULP, now Paris), Philippe Poinçot (PhD ULP, now Paris),
Thierry Daubos (PhD QUB, now Galway), Dr Zheng Gonghui (now Sydney), Zhang
(Frank) Qing (MPhil, now Canada), Feng Tao (Barry, PhD QUB, now Southampton),
Prof Tianzi Jiang (Research Fellow, now Beijing), Florent Arnould
(Kelman-Tavrida, now France), Dr Munevver Kokuer (Coventry), Raquel Victoria
Ventura-Miravet (PhD QUB, Spain), Tugba Taskaya (Surrey), Pedro Contreras
(RHUL), Mohsen Farid, Huseyin Hacihabiboglu (PhD QUB, now Surrey), Banu Gunel
(PhD QUB, now Surrey), Seamus Gormley (Ithaca Solutions, now QUB), Dr Xiaoyu
Qiao (now London).
- Short biographical details:
- Preprints, incorporating arXiv:
Communications for Scientists and
Engineers e-preprint network, OSTI - Office of Scientific and Technical
Information, US Dept. of Energy; and Dept. of Energy.
- Currency Converter:
- Getting from A to B: Highways Agency, telematics data.
AA Traffic News.
Commission générale de terminologie et de néologie,
Ministère de la Culture.
"Generation of Greatness:
The Idea of a University in an Age of Science", lecture by Edwin Land,
"As We May Think", The Atlantic Monthly, Vannevar Bush, July 1945.