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Read more at:  Dr Andreas Vlachos wins an ERC Grant for a project that combats fake news

Dr Andreas Vlachos wins an ERC Grant for a project that combats fake news

11 December 2019

Dr Andreas Vlachos has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for the project AVeriTeC, which will transform automated fact checking in fields including politics, economics and science.

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Read more at: Do switches dream of machine learning?

Do switches dream of machine learning?

22 November 2019

The paper "Do switches dream of machine learning?" appeared at the HotNets 2019 conference last week. The research paper explores the potential use of commodity programmable switches for in-network classification.

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Read more at: Cambridge students excel in European programming contest

Cambridge students excel in European programming contest

20 November 2019

Three teams of Cambridge students enjoyed success at the Northwestern Europe Regional Contest (NWERC) in Eindhoven last weekend. The Cambridge teams were amongst the most successful at the contest, coming in second, seventh and eighth place among 123 teams.

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Read more at: lowRISC launches OpenTitan and appoints Andy Hopper Chair of the Board

lowRISC launches OpenTitan and appoints Andy Hopper Chair of the Board

6 November 2019

lowRISC is a not-for-profit company that uses collaborative engineering to build open source silicon designs and tools. The company is a spin-out from the Department of Computer Science and Technology.

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Read more at: Prevention better than cure at preventing young users from getting involved in cybercrime

Prevention better than cure at preventing young users from getting involved in cybercrime

22 October 2019

A new study led by the Cambridge Cybercrime Centre finds that highly-targeted messaging campaigns from law enforcement can be surprisingly effective at dissuading young gamers from getting involved in cybercrime.

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Read more at:  Cambridge collaborates with Arm to improve computer security

Cambridge collaborates with Arm to improve computer security

18 October 2019

A team of researchers at the Department of Computer Science and Technology are working with Arm and others to radically update the foundation of today's insecure digital computing infrastructure.

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Read more at: Alumna Rana El Kaliouby named in BBC's 100 influential women of 2019

Alumna Rana El Kaliouby named in BBC's 100 influential women of 2019

17 October 2019

Rana el Kaliouby is an AI pioneer and entrepreneur who works on artificial emotional intelligence. She has been recognised in the BBC's list of inspiring and influential women of 2019.

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Read more at: Launch of AI for Environmental Risks Centre for Doctoral Training

Launch of AI for Environmental Risks Centre for Doctoral Training

1 October 2019

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Application of Artificial Intelligence to the study of Environmental Risks (AI4ER) has been formally launched. The CDT welcomes its first 10 PhD students.

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Read more at: Cambridge appoints first DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning

Cambridge appoints first DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning

18 September 2019

Professor Neil Lawrence has been appointed as the inaugural DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at Cambridge, supported by a benefaction from the world-leading British AI company.

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Read more at: Andreas Grammenos wins a Distinguished Paper Award

Andreas Grammenos wins a Distinguished Paper Award

11 September 2019

PhD student Andreas Grammenos has won a Distinguished Paper Award for the paper “You Are Sensing, but Are You Biased? A User Unaided Sensor Calibration Approach for Mobile Sensing”.

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