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Lab PhD wins NSDI’15 Best Paper Award

Matthew P Grosvenor has received the Best Paper Award at NSDI’15. The paper, ‘Queues Don’t Matter When You Can JUMP Them!‘ is joint work with Malte Schwarzkopf, Ionel Gog, Robert Watson, Andrew Moore, Steven Hand, and Jon Crowcroft.

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Cambridge Ring member Dr Hermann Hauser awarded an honorary knighthood

Cambridge Ring member Dr Hermann Hauser CBE, FRS, FREng has been awarded an honorary knighthood in recognition of his services to engineering and industry. Dr Hauser co-founded Amadeus Capital Partners in 1997. In his long and successful history as an … Continue reading

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Cambridge team wins ‘Oxford Instruments Special Award’ at iCAN UK 2015

Congratulations to the Computer Laboratory’s Ran Guan and Bob Fang who, as part of team ‘GameBob’ won the Oxford Instruments Special Award at iCAN UK 2015. The entry received the most audience votes for its “CamTunes” device that embeds sensors … Continue reading

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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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