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Computer Lab to host conference for policy making in the Big Data era

The Computer Laboratory will host the ‘Policy-Making in the Big Data Era‘ conference in June 2015. The conference committee invites contributions from researchers, policy makers, practitioners in industry and all other stakeholders to explore the latest developments and potentials in … Continue reading

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EDSAC project reaches key milestone

A project to recreate EDSAC has reached a key milestone. The project is being led by Dr Andrew Herbert who, early in his career, worked at the Computer Laboratory under EDSAC’s designer Sir Maurice Wilkes. The work on the recreated … Continue reading

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Lab PhD wins Best Student Paper Award

Marwa Mahmoud has been awarded the Best Student Paper award at the 2014 ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2014). The paper on ‘Autonomatic detection of naturalistic hand-over-face gesture descriptors’ is joint work with Tadas Baltrušaitis and Peter Robinson … Continue reading

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September edition of ‘The Ring’ now online

The September edition of ‘The Ring‘ is now available. Please contact cam-ring@cl.cam.ac.uk for more information on the Computer Laboratory’s graduate association.

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Java 8 in Action, co-authored by the Lab’s Prof Alan Mycroft and Raoul-Gabriel Urma, released

Java 8 in Action, co-authored by the Computer Laboratory’s Professor Alan Mycroft and PhD student Raoul-Gabriel Urma, along with Mario Fusco, has been released. The book is a clearly written guide to the new features of Java 8. The book … Continue reading

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Xen Server upgrade to 6.2

Many VMs rebooting over the Bank Holiday w/e. Continue reading

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Professor Andy Hopper named one of the UK’s 100 leading practising scientists

Andy Hopper, Professor of Computer Technology and Head of Department, has been named in the Science Council’s list of the country’s 100 leading practising scientists.

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Computer Laboratory lecturers awarded Pilkington Prizes

Lecturers Dr Alastair Beresford and Dr Andrew Rice have been awarded Pilkington Prizes for excellence in teaching. The Pilkington Teaching Award recognises excellence and innovation in teaching, making a significant impact on the student learning experience.

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MPhil Scholarships 2014/15

Advanced Computer Science MPhil Scholarships 2014-2015: The Faculty of Computer Science and Technology is pleased to announce that it will be awarding a limited number of scholarships and bursaries to UK students applying for admission for the MPhil in Advanced … Continue reading

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Cambridge students excel at NWERC

Congratulations to the three Cambridge teams who excelled at the Northwestern European Regional Contest 2013 (NWERC). The NWERC is integrated in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest and draws students from colleges and universities throughout Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, … Continue reading

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