IT Research Workshop organised by the University of Malta The Computer Science and AI Department has, for the second time, organised a two-day workshop (CSAW'04), in which the members of staff and graduate students have presented their ongoing research. The workshop was held at Villa Bighi, the premises of the Malta Council for Science and Technology, and was sponsored by Go Mobile.

Eighteen presentations were delivered over two days - 23 and 24 September, split into different research areas, including internet technologies, natural language processing, distributed computing and machine learning.

All presentations were accompanied by a technical paper, which have been collected together in the workshop's proceedings. At the end of the workshop, a Best Student Paper award was given to Andrew Calleja for the paper "Simulo Tempestas: A Simulation Tool for Hydrological Modelling", in which a model
to simulate the effect of storms over the Maltese terrain was presented.

The proceedings of the workshop, and other information is available from the CSAW website For further information contact Dr Gordon Pace ( or Mr Joseph Cordina (