The University of Texas-Pan American's Spring 1999 Computer Science Colloquium Series continues at noon Tuesday (March 9) with "Search Engine Technologies," a lecture by Dr. Xiannong Meng, assistant professor of computer science, in room 2.172 of the Engineering Building.
The lecture series, which is open to the public and is free of charge, will present UT Pan American faculty members discussing introductory topics accessible to the general public as well as detailed research reports.
Other lectures in the series, also at noon in room 2.172, are "Classification-based Problem Solving: Diagnosis, Planning, Decision-making, Interpretation" by Dr. Richard K. Fox, associate professor of computer science, March 23; "Development of Vision Impaired Task and Assignment Lexicon via an Ergonomics, Multiple Attribute Decision Making, and Expert System Approach" by Dr. Jacob J.G. Chen, dean of the College of Science and Engineering, April 6; "What Computers Can't Do Revisited" by Dr. Thomas D. Pearson, assistant professor of philosophy, April 20; and "Intelligent WWW Document Search and Machine Learning Algorithms" by Dr. Zhixiang Chen, assistant professor of computer science, May 4.
For more information on specific topics, access the Department of Computer Science's events web site at http://www.cs.panam.edu/Events/colloquium or contact Dr. Richard Fowler or Dr. Fox at 956/381-2320.