Monthly Archives: August 2010

PhD student wins Best Paper Award at IWITMA 2010

PhD student, Fernando Ramos, has won the Best Paper Award at the 2nd International Workshop on IPTV Technologies and Multidisciplinary Applications (IWITMA 2010). The paper, ‘Channel Smurfing: Minimising Channel Switching Delay in IPTV Distribution Networks’, is joint work with Professor … Continue reading

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PhD students win Best Student Paper award at USENIX Security ’10.

Robert Watson and Jonathan Anderson, PhD students at the Computer Laboratory, and Ben Laurie and Kris Kennaway of Google UK Ltd, have won the Best Student Paper award at USENIX Security ’10 for ‘Capsicum: Practical Capabilities for UNIX’. The research … Continue reading

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WGB power outages

The WGB lost power on Wed 11th Aug 2010 and three times on Sat 14th due to the main 240v breaker in GN17 tripping, probably caused by a problem with the temperature sensor, from reports of other sites. It is … Continue reading

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Professor Andy Hopper honoured at Queen’s University, Belfast

Professor Andy Hopper has received an honorary doctorate – DSc (Eng) – from Queen’s University, Belfast, for services to information technology and business and commerce.

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Caller ID presentation on Lab phones

The new University phone system has the ability to present “caller id” on external phone calls as the actual DDI number of the phone, rather than the generic university switchboard number. This makes it easier for people to call you … Continue reading

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