DR Aaron Harwood

DR Aaron Harwood

Positions

  • Parallel and Distributed Computing (Peer-to-Peer, GPU Computing)
  • Smart Mobile Systems (Streaming Data, Mobility Analysis)
  • Social Networking (Event Detection, Topic Tracking, Influence)

Overview

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  • Dr Aaron Harwood is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at The University of Melbourne.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Association for Computing Machinery. ACM 2003 -
  • Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. IEEE 2003 - 2011

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, Griffith University 2002
  • BEng, Griffith University 1998
  • BIT, Griffith University 1998

Awards and honors

  • 2009 Award for Outstanding Paper on New Communication Topics, IEEE Communications Soceity, 2009

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Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Real-time Social Network and User Generated Content Analysis
    Identifying anomalies and events of interest within a vast amount of user generated data streams. This project has support from the Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society.
    Smart Homes that Optimize Routine Effort
    Recognizing and tracking objects around the home to optimize routine effort. This project has support from National ICT Australia, Victoria Laboratory.
    Mobility Classification and Prediction
    Modeling mobility to improve performance of mobile applications. This project has support from National ICT Australia, Victoria Laboratory.
    Collaborative Repair of Wireless Broadcasts
    Gossiping over a peer-to-peer network to mutually recover from wireless broadcast reception errors and thereby improve reception quality. This project is in collaboration with the Distributed Systems Group at VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This project has support from National ICT Australia, Victoria Laboratory.
    GPGPU Simulations of Large Scale Systems
    The use of GPGPU clusters for simulation of a biological plausible neural network. The project is in collaboration with the NeuroEngineering Laboratory and the Riken Brain Science Institute, Japan.
    Decentralized Data Aggregation and Processing
    Complex algorithms and protocols for decentralized systems. This project has support from National ICT Australia, Victoria Laboratory.