Category Archives: Frontpage

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Professor Andrew Pitts is made a Fellow of the ACM

Andy Pitts has been made a Fellow of the ACM for his contributions to the theory of programming language semantics. The ACM Fellows Program was established in 1993 to recognize and honour outstanding ACM members for their achievements in computer … Continue reading

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Computer Laboratory recruitment fair full to bursting

Fifty one companies will converge on the Computer Laboratory on Thursday November 15th 2012 for the annual Supporters’ Club recruitment fair. The event attracts many of the most prestigious IT companies at home and abroad, and provides students with an … Continue reading

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PLS Research Group has four papers accepted for POPL 2013

Of the 43 papers accepted (18.5% of those submitted) for the Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL 2013) to be held in Rome next January, four are authored by members of the Computer Laboratory’s Programming, Logic, and Semantics Research … Continue reading

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Charles Babbage robot head inspires research on affective computing

Professor Peter Robinson’s research exploring the role of emotions in human-machine interaction has inspired research on affective computing.  

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ACM Queue interview with Robert Watson on Cambridge research into the hardware-software interface

Robert Watson talks about spanning industry and academia, the importance of open source in software research, and challenges facing research that spans traditional boundaries in computer science. Watch the ACM Queue interview to find out about CHERI, an exciting computer … Continue reading

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Computer Lab graduate highly commended in 2012 Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to Manfredas Zabarauskas who has been selected as one of nine Highly Commended students in the field of Computer Science & Information Technology¬† in the 2012 Undergraduate Awards. The Undergraduate Awards are open to final and penultimate year undergraduate … Continue reading

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Professor Marcelo Fiore awarded most influential paper 10-year award

Marcelo Fiore, Professor in Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science, has been awarded the 10-Year Most Influential PPDP Paper Award. His paper, ‘Semantic Analysis of Normalisation by Evaluation for Typed Lambda Calculus‘ was published in the Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN … Continue reading

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Dr Malcolm Sabin awarded IMA’s Gold Medal

The Computer Laboratory is pleased to announce that the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) will award its 2012 Gold Medal to Dr Malcolm Sabin. The IMA Gold Medals are awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to mathematics and … Continue reading

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Computer Lab researchers awarded European Research Council Starting Grants.

Congratulations to Dr Stephen Clark, Dr Robert Mullins and Dr Frank Stajano who have been awarded European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants. The projects that have been selected are ‘Distributional Compositional Semantics for Text Processing (DisCoTex)’ (Dr Clark), ‘Specialisable, Programmable, … Continue reading

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Computer Lab researchers awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowships

Congratulations to Dr Steven Murdoch and Dr Magnus Myreen who have been awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowships. This scheme is for outstanding scientists in the UK who are in the early stages of their research career and have the … Continue reading

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