2022 Program Copy

The following program is preliminary in nature and will be updated as planning proceeds.

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The CORE HOD and Professors Meeting will be held 14 – 16 February 2022. For agenda details and to register for the HOD and Professors Meeting, please visit: https://acsw.core.edu.au/2022-hod-and-professors-meeting. Note this meeting is open to Department Heads and Professors.

Monday 14 February 2022

AEDT
12:00 – 13:00 ACSW Opening Plenary Session

Opening & Welcome
CORE Award Presentations
Keynote Address – Mathematical Reasoning for Explainable Data Privacy
Dr. Natasha Fernandes

13:00 – 13:30 Break
1330 – 1730 Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2022)

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1330 –1350 Opening ACE 2022
1350 – 1410 A Bibliometrics Analysis of Australian Computing Education Conference Proceedings
Alireza Ahadi, Luke Mathieson
1410 – 1430 The Robots Are Coming: Exploring the Implications of OpenAI Codex on Introductory Programming
James Finnie-Ansley, Paul Denny, Brett Becker, Andrew Luxton-Reilly, James Prather
1430 –1450 Break
1450 – 1510 Online Examinations in a Large Australian CS1 Course
Bryn Jeffries, Timothy Baldwin, Marion Zalk
1510 – 1530 Online Assessment and COVID: Opportunities and Challenges
Simon, Meena Jha, Sander J.J. Leemans, Regina Berretta, Ayse Aysin Bilgin, Lakmali Jayarathna, Judy Sheard
1530–1630 Break
1630 – 1650 Teaching Code Quality in High School Programming Courses – Understanding Teachers’ Needs
Diana Kirk, Tyne Crow, Andrew Luxton-Reilly, Ewan Tempero
1650 – 1710 CodeProcess Charts: Visualizing the Process of Writing Code
Raj Shrestha, Juho Leinonen, Arto Hellas, Petri Ihantola, John Edwards
1710 – 1730 A case for co-construction with teachers in curricular reform: Introducing computer science in primary school
Laila El-Hamamsy, Barbara Bruno, Helena Kovacs, Morgane Chevalier, Jessica Dehler Zufferey, Francesco Mondada

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1330 – 1530 Australasian Information Security Conference (AISC 2022) 

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1330 1340 Opening Remarks
1340 1400 Dissecting Malware in the Wild.
Hamish Spencer, Wei Wang, Ruoxi Sun, Minhui Xue
1400 1420 Statically Detecting Adversarial Malware through Randomised Chaining.
Matthew Crawford, Wei Wang, Ruoxi Sun, Minhui Xue
1420 1440 A CNN Based Encrypted Network Traffic Classifier.
Zulu Okonkwo, Ernest Foo, Qinyi Li, Zhe Hou
1440 1450 Break
1450 1510 Blockchain Applications in Smart Grid.
Ziqiang Xu, Ahmad Salehi Shahraki, Carsten Rudolph
1510 1530 Privacy of Fitness Applications and Consent Management in Blockchain.
May Alhajri, Ahmad Salehi Shahraki, Carsten Rudolph

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1330 – 1530 Australasian Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (AusPDC 2022)

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1330-1345 Welcome and Introduction
1345- 1415 Towards Higher-Level Abstractions for Quantum Computing
Adrian Cobb, Jean-Guy Schneider, Kevin Lee
1415 – 1445 A Novel Policy for Pre-trained Deep Reinforcement Learning for Speech Emotion Recognition
Thejan Rajapakshe,  Rajib Rana, Sara Khalifa, Jiajun Liu, Björn Schuller
1445 – 1515 Opportunistic Uploading: Latency Aware Data Deduplication In Peer-to-Peer Push/Mesh Networks
Thomas Passmore, Zhiyi Huang
1515 – 1530 Closing remarks and discussion

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15:30 – 16:30 Poster Session

Tuesday 15 February 2022

AEDT
12:00 – 13:00 ACSW Plenary Session

Keynote Address – Verification and Testing of quantum systems
Dr. Nengkun Yu

13:00 – 13:30 Break
1330 – 1730 Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2022)

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1330 –1350 Learning Computational Thinking Efficiently: How Parsons Programming Puzzles within Scratch Might Help
Jeff Bender, Bingpu Zhao, Alex Dziena, Gail Kaiser
1350 – 1410 Second-grade Students’ Use of Visual Programming
Eric Bagley, Jessica Shumway, John Edwards
1410 – 1430 Primary School Students Programming with Real-Time Environmental Sensor Data
Hussel Suriyaarachchi, Paul Denny, Juan Pablo Forero Cortes, Chamod Weerasinghe, Suranga Nanayakkara
1430 –1450 Break
1450 – 1510 A preliminary study using academagogy to uncover the problems that block adult online learner engagement
Kranthi Addanki, Jason Holdsworth, Dianna Hardy, Trina Myers
1510 – 1530 Methodological Considerations for Predicting At-risk Students
Charles Koutcheme, Sami Sarsa, Arto Hellas, Lassi Haaranen, Juho Leinonen
1530–1630 Break
1630 – 1650 Collaborative Paradigm of Teaching Penetration Testing using Real-World University Applications
Sufatrio, Jan Vykopal, Ee-Chien Chang
1650 – 1710 Pilot Study of a Visualization Tool for Object Graphs and Concurrency via Shared Memory
Filip Strömbäck, Linda Mannila, Mariam Kamkar
1710 – 1730 A Validated Computer Terminology Test for Predicting Non-native English-speaking CS1 Students’ Academic Performance
Suad Alaofi, Sean Russell

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1330 – 1530 Australasian Information Security Conference (AISC 2022) 

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1330 1420 Keynote Presentation – New directions in Cloud Computing Security
Prof Willy Susilo
1420 1440 Analyses on Multi-sensor Fingerprint Enhancement and Indexing.
Wei Zhou, Yong Ding
1440 1500 Study Cybersecurity of Cyber Physical System in the Virtual Environment: A Survey and New Direction.
Lei Shi, Shanti Krishnan, Sheng Wen
1500 1520 Visualization and Attack Prevention for a Sensor-Based Agricultural Monitoring System.
Yifan Zhou, Zhendong Shi, Ruoxi Sun          
1520 1530 Conclusion Remarks

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Australasian Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (AusPDC 2022)

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1330-1415 Invited Speaker (TBC)
1415- 1445 FLEX: A Platform for Scalable Service Placement in Multi-Fog and Multi-Cloud Environments
Pedram Farzin, Sadoon Azizi, Mohammad Shojafar, Omer Rana,  Mukesh Singhal
1445 – 1515 FogDLearner: A Deep Learning-based Cardiac Health Diagnosis Framework using Fog Computing
Sundas Iftikhar, Muhammed Golec, Deepraj Chowdhury, Sukhpal Singh Gill, Steve Uhlig
1515 – 1530 Closing remarks and discussion

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15:30 – 16:30 Poster Session

Wednesday 16 February 2022

AEDT
12:00 – 13:00 ACSW Plenary Session

Keynote Address – What has the COVID-19 pandemic shown us about the importance of Information and Computer Sciences?
Prof. Karin Verspoor

13:00 – 13:30 Break
1330 – 1530 Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2022)

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1330 –1350  Risks in Student Projects
Diana Kirk, Andrew Luxton-Reilly, Ewan Tempero
1350 – 1410 Using Affective Learning Analytics in Industry-focused Projects: Experiences and Challenges
Claudia Ott, Veronica Liesaputra
1410 – 1430  GitHub in the Classroom: Lessons Learnt
Yu-Cheng Tu, Valerio Terragni, Ewan Tempero, Asma Shakil, Andrew Meads, Nasser Giacaman, Allan Fowler, Kelly Blincoe
1430 –1450 Break
1450 – 1530 ACE Workshop

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1330-1520 Interactive Entertainment Conference (IE 2022)

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1330 – 1340 IE Opening
1340 – 1410 The Effect of Using an Auto-Generated Anime Avatar on Player-Avatar Identification
Yutong Wang, Penny Sweetser
1410 – 1440 Curriculum Generation and Sequencing for Deep Reinforcement Learning in StarCraft II
Daniel Hao, Penny Sweetser and Matthew Aitchison
1440 – 1510 Anomaly Detection in Player Performances in Multiplayer Online Battle Arena Games
Xin Qian, Rafet Sifa, Xuefei Liu, Shreyashi Ganguly, Borchuluun Yadamsuren, Diego Klabjan, Anders Drachen, Simon Demediuk
1510 – 1520 IE Closing

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15:30 – 16:30 Poster Session

Thursday 17 February 2022

AEDT
12:00 – 13:00 ACSW Plenary Session

Keynote Address – Pedagogies for Engaging Students in Intermediate Level Programming Courses
Dr. David Chen

13:00 – 13:30 Break
1330 – 1530 Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2022)

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1330 –1350 Music, Stories, and Progress Clickers
Oluwakemi Ola
1350 – 1410 Why are 3D Transformations in Computer Graphics Difficult? An Analysis of a Decade of Exam Questions
Thomas Suselo, Burkhard Wuensche, Andrew Luxton-Reilly
1410 – 1430 Why Embedding Indigenous Cultural Awareness in ICT Curriculum is an Imperative
Nicole Herbert, Matthew Springer, Pratik Pratik, Zhixi Lin
1430 – 1450 Break
1450 – 1530 Closing ACE and Annual Business Meeting of the Australasian Chapter of SIGCSE

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15:30 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 17:00 ACSW Closing Plenary Session

Keynote Address – Curriculum changes in Australia and New Zealand at the high school level for computing and digital technologies
Dr. James Curran, Prof. Tim Bell