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Read more at: PhD student Krittika D'Silva wins multiple awards

PhD student Krittika D'Silva wins multiple awards

Krittika D’Silva , a third-year PhD student, has been recognised with Rising Star Awards in both AI and Networking & Communications, and a Youth Award. Rising Star in Networking and Communications Krittika has been named one of ten “Rising Stars in Networking and Communications”. She joins nine other women from...

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Green Custard

Two alumni win SME Business Awards for their software consultancy

Green Custard is a Cambridge-based software consultancy supporting fast-growing startups through to global enterprises. They have been named Overall Winner at the SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards. Green Custard is headed by entrepreneurs and University of Cambridge Computer Science alumni James Green and Jonathan...

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prizewinner

Professor Simone Teufel wins 2019 Pilkington Prize for outstanding teaching

Professor Simone Teufel has been awarded a Pilkington Prize for delivering outstanding teaching. Simone Teufel is Professor in Information and Language, in the Natural Language research group at the Department of Computer Science and Technology. Those awarding the Prize gave the following statement on Professor Teufel as a...

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Arizona Desert

Neel Krishnaswami and Jeremy Yallop win two awards

Neel Krishnaswami and Jeremy Yallop received a Distinguished Paper Award and Distinguished Artifact Award for their research paper "A Typed, Algebraic Approach to Parsing" at the PLDI 2019 conference, which took place in Arizona. Their paper presents a new approach to parsing, the process of analysing the syntax of strings...

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Read more at: Building AI in Africa

Building AI in Africa

Professor Alan Blackwell’s vision is to build AI that works for sub-Saharan Africa. Professor Alan Blackwell will spend a sabbatical year developing AI in sub-Saharan Africa. He’ll work with local academics and international organisations based in Africa, who are inventing AI that works for African contexts. Alan is...

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Read more at: Pietzuch and Bacon win Most Influential Paper Award for 2002 paper on Hermes architecture

Pietzuch and Bacon win Most Influential Paper Award for 2002 paper on Hermes architecture

A past research paper on Hermes architecture by Peter Pietzuch and Jean Bacon has won the DEBS 2002 Most Influential Paper Award. The paper was titled "Hermes: A Distributed Event-Based Middleware Architecture" , and was written by Peter R. Pietzuch and Jean M. Bacon. This was the thesis work of Peter Pietzuch, with Jean...

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Read more at: Prof John Crowcroft made Honorary Professor at UCL

Prof John Crowcroft made Honorary Professor at UCL

Professor Jon Crowcroft has been made an Honorary Professor at University College London. He will supervise a PhD student in the Department of Statistical Science at UCL. The work is on machine (deep) learning and efficient graph representation. Additionally, Prof Crowcroft is one of three founding editors of a new journal...

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Read more at: Six promotions to Professor and Reader

Six promotions to Professor and Reader

The University has promoted four members of the Department to Professor, and two more to Reader. The new appointments will take effect from 1st October 2019. The following will become Professors: Dr Alastair Beresford Dr Paula Buttery Dr Mateja Jamnik Dr Andrew Moore These members become Readers: Dr Hatice Gunes Smith Dr...

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Read more at: Driverless cars could speed up traffic by 35%

Driverless cars could speed up traffic by 35%

A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers have shown. Dr Amanda Prorok - along with undergraduates Nicholas Hyldmar and Michael He - from the Department of Computer Science and Technology, programmed a small fleet of...

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Smartphone

Sensor Calibration Fingerprinting Attack for Smartphones

When you visit a website, your web browser provides a range of information to the website, including the name and version of your browser, screen size, fonts installed, and so on. Ostensibly, this information allows the website to provide a great user experience. Unfortunately this same information can also be used to...

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