Archive 2010

November 27

DSV Ph.D. Forum 2010

On thursday December 2, PhD students present their top publications for 2010 and new Ph.D. students present their topic of research in a open discussion.

Time: Thursday, December 2, 2010, at 9: oo-16: 00

Place: DSV, Room C, DSV, Kista

 November 22

Disputation: Improving E-Business Design through Business Model Analysis

Respondent: Tharaka Ilayperuma
Opponent: PhD William Song, Durham University, UK
Ordförande/Huvudhandledare: Professor Paul Johannesson, DSV, Stockholms universitet
Betygsnämnd: PhD Eva Söderström, Högskolan i Skövde
PhD Marianne Nilsson, Företagsekonomiska institutionen, Stockholms universitet
PhD Henrik Hansson, DSV, Stockholms universitet 
Time: December 8, 1 pm
Place: Room 401, DSV, 

1 November 15

Visit to DSV by Taiwanese delegation

Last Tuesday, DSV was visited by a delegation from Taiwan. The purpose was 
to prepare for a conference to be held in Taiwan next year.

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October 31

New dissertation: Computergames as a tool in learning

In a newly published dissertation Mats Wiklund studies different aspects of computer games through a series of empirical studies. One of the studies, where computer games were uses instead of traditional study materia, shows that learning increased. 

September 3

Stockholm University climbs in world rankings

In The 2010 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Stockholm University has climbed nine places since last year. Now, Stockholm University is ranked as no. 79. Starting from 2003, ARWU has been presenting the world top 500 universities annually based on a set of objective indicators and third-party data. US still dominates 2010 list with 8 universities in the top 10 and 54 universities in the top 100.

Read more in ARWU's press release>>

August 23

IBM invites DSV master students to participate the INNOV8 seminar

On September 21, IBM will offer an one-day introductory seminar for DSV master students. The seminar will let the students understand what INNOV8 is and see how Business Process Management and Smart SOA are helping people, companies, and cities work smarter. Due to the limited number of 40 seats, students have to register by email before 15th September.

Time: 21th September, 9:00 am–4:00 pm

Place: IBM, Isafjordsgatan 1, Kista

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July 9

DSV hosts Nordic Digra – new Nordic game Conference

On August 16 and 17, the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) will host the first Nordic Digra – a new Nordic game Conference focusing on games, gaming and gamers. Under the theme "Experiencing Games: Games, Play, and Players”, Nordic Digra will bring together researchers in the Nordic countries that focus on the study of games and gaming, be it on-line, computerised, or in the physical world."

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 June 18

Ready for future cooperation with Chinese industry, universities and colleges

Last week's intensive work at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai ended on Saturday under the theme "Academic Exchange & Cooperation Stockholm-China”. This resulted in engaged discussions between the Swedish delegation from the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) and the Chinese invited guests."

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June 17

OWASP AppSec Research 2010 Conference

The Information Systems Security section of DSv is co-hosting the European AppSec Conference, which is to be held at the Stockholm University Frescati Campus, 21 to 24 June. OWASP is an international non-profit making organisation that focuses on improving tahat focuses on improving the security of web based application software.

Read more about AppSec Conference on OWASP's web>>

June 10

DSV presented innovative research at the World Expo 2010

It was a committed invited audience on 10 June in the VIP section of the Swedish pavilion at World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, when Robert Ramberg, Gustaf Juell-Skielse and Harko Verhagen presented research at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) under the theme "Stockholm ICT Innovations".

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May 17

Seminar and debate: Security aspects with automated attacks in social networks

Automatisation (i.e. AI) can be used to defend and to attack a social network. Starting at 3 pm, students from the 2009/2010 ICSS program will debate if AI should be permitted to be used in a access control system. Following the debate at 6 pm, Marcus Huber (former ICSS student, now working as a researcher at Secure Business Austria) will present his research on using AI techniques to trick and attack users on social networks, like Facebook.

Time: 20th may, 3pm–7pm

Place: DSV Forum, lecture hall C

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May 12

Licentitate seminar: A Method for Decision Support in Information Technology Outsourcing: The Case for Large Swedish Companies

Respondent: Georg Hodosi 
Opponent: Dr. Jelena Zdravkovic, DSV 
Examiner: Professor Oliver Popov, DSV 
Supervisor: Docent Lazar Rusu, DSV

Time: Thursday 27 May, 13:00
Place: DSV, Forum, Sal C, Isafjordsgatan 39, Kista

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May 12

Dissertation: Organizational Patterns for Knowledge Capture in B2B Engagements

Respondent: Moses Niwe
Opponent: Docent Eva Söderström, Institutionen för kommunikation och information, Högskolan i Skövde
Supervisor: Docent Janis Stirna, DSV
Examination Board: Docent Lazar Rusu, Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap, Stockholms universitet, Docent Christian Maravelias, Företagsekonomiskainstitutionen, Stockholms universitet, Professor Marite Kirikova, Department of System Theory and Design, Riga Technical University

Time: Wednesday 26 May, 13:00
Place: DSV, Forum, Sal C, Isafjordsgatan 39, Kista

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May 12

Licentitate seminar: A Systematic Analysis of E-Government Maturity Models: The Need for Security Services. A Case of Developing Region

Respondent: Geoffrey Rwezaura Karokola
Opponent: Fil Dr. Christer Magnusson, DSV
Examiner: Professor Paul Johannesson, DSV
Supervisor: Professor Louise Yngström, DSV  

Time: Friday 24 May, 13:00
Place: DSV, Forum, Sal 7501, Isafjordsgatan 39, Kista

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April 23

Licentitate seminar: Towards a QoL Approach to ICT Integration in Rural Communities in Uganda

Respondent: Florence Nameere Kivunike
Opponent: Docent Harko Verhagen, DSV
Examiner: Professor Harald Kjellin, DSV
Supervisor: Professor Love Ekenberg, DSV

Time: Friday 7 May, 13:00
Place: DSV, Forum, Sal 7501, Isafjordsgatan 39, Kista

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March 25

Department of Computer and Systems Sciences targets China

To strengthen the relations with decision makers in industry and universities in China, the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University will be present during the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai. The activities take place in conjunction with the Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Kista Science City, KTH and Uppsala Municipality and Education, Stockholm. Project manager is Stockholm Business Region.

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March 17

Global Delivery Model - new track

The GDM track focuses on making informed, elaborated decisions of the strategic use of global resources: offshore, nearshore and onshore. The GDM focuses on the technical skills, process rigor, tools, methodologies, overall structure and strategies for seamlessly delivering ICT-enabled services from global locations.

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March 1

Licentitate Seminar: Formal Models for Fairness and Congestion Control on the Internet in Developing Context

Respondent: Elly Amani Gamukama
Opponent: Dr. Iskra Popova, DSV
Examiner: Professor Louise Yngström, DSV
Supervisor: Professor Oliver Popov, DSV

Time: Friday 12 March, kl 13:00
Place: DSV, Forum, Sal 7501, Isafjordsgatan 39, Kista

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January 15

DSV  participates in  World Expo 2010 in Shanghai

In cooperation with the City of Stockholm the Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV) will present itself at World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, from june 10–12. DSV will present it´s research and educational programs as well as improve it´s contacts with local ICT-companies. More  information will follow shortly.

Read more about the World Expo>>