Friday, September 23, the annual Cheriton Symposium will begin with research seminars by Professors Therese Biedl and Robin Cohen. Professor Biedl, recently named the Ross and Muriel Cheriton Fellow will discuss the technical complexities required to create various styles of cartograms. Professor Robin Cohen, a Cheriton faculty fellow, will speak about issues of trust and incentives to honesty in intelligent agent environments.
Professor Doug Stinson of the Cheriton School of Computer Science has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the highest honour bestowed on scholars in arts, humanities and science. Recognized internationally for his research in the fields of cryptography, combinatorics and their interaction, Professor Stinson is the fourth member of the School to be honoured this decade.