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Department of Computer Science and Technology

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'Conducting research here has been a transformative experience'

17 February 2021

Meet Dr Ildiko Pete, a postdoc in our Cambridge Cybercrime Centre where she works at the intersection of machine learning and cybersecurity.

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IQ QSAT solver wins Distinguished Paper award

15 February 2021

A Senior Lecturer and two of his students have just won a Distinguished Paper award at a top artificial intelligence conference for their work in developing a state-of-the-art solver for Quantified Satisfiability problems.

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Read more at: Showcasing our healthcare research

Showcasing our healthcare research

1 February 2021

Using body sound recordings to predict Covid-19, and employing AI to improve cancer treatment, were among the projects discussed at our Healthcare Research Showcase last week. The event can also be viewed online.

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Read more at: A View of Computer Science

A View of Computer Science

29 January 2021

From robotics to hardware security, from colour imaging to the view of snow falling outside the Department: our annual photo competition brought a range of entries capturing the world of Computer Science research here.  

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Read more at: Students get hands-on with Federated Learning

Students get hands-on with Federated Learning

15 January 2021

At a time when concerns about data sharing and privacy have soared, students had a rare opportunity to experiment with Federated Learning – a technique for training machine learning models across devices without sharing the raw data they hold.

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Professor named founding Vice-Chair of ACM Special Interest Group on Energy

13 January 2021

Srinivasan Keshav, the Robert Sansom Professor of Computer Science here, has been named the founding Vice-Chair of a new Special Interest Group on Energy set up by the Association for Computing Machinery.

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Read more at: Data Trusts Initiative offers grants for research bridging theory to practice

Data Trusts Initiative offers grants for research bridging theory to practice

17 December 2020

The Data Trusts Initiative – an interdisciplinary programme based here – is offering funding for research to bridge the gap between discussions about how data trusts could work and their practical application.

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Read more at: Students take the crown in global cybersecurity contest

Students take the crown in global cybersecurity contest

15 December 2020

Undergraduate and MPhil students of this Department took the crown in an international cyber security competition last week, featuring in the three winning teams at the event.

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Read more at: January event to showcase healthcare research

January event to showcase healthcare research

14 December 2020

A Healthcare Research Showcase on 29 January 2021 will highlight some of the healthcare projects our researchers are undertaking - including using body sound recordings to predict Covid-19, and employing AI to improve cancer treatment.

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Harnessing computing to achieve net zero

3 December 2020

"There are many routes to net zero, but digital technology has a central role to play, no matter what sector or country you look at," says our own Prof Andy Hopper at the start of the Royal Society's new report 'Digital Technology and the Planet'.

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