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Mark Batty wins 2015 BCS Distinguished Dissertation Competition

Mark Batty has been named the winner of the 2015 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Competition. The Council of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC), in conjunction with BCS and BCS Academy of Computing, annually selects for publication the best British PhD/DPhil … Continue reading

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Cambridge triumphs at UKIEPC 2015

Cambridge teams triumphed at The UK/IE Programming Contest (UKIEPC) 2015. Not only did a team from the University come first, but Cambridge teams filled ten slots in the top twenty. Team EE Dragons (first) and Team Beuler (third) will now … Continue reading

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Lab researchers win best paper award at ACM ICN 2015

Lab researchers Liang Wang, Arjuna Sathiaseelan and Prof. Jon Crowcroft have won the best paper award at ACM ICN 2015. The paper “Pro-Diluvian: Understanding Scoped-Flooding for Content Discovery in Information-Centric Networking” is a joint work between the Networking for Development … Continue reading

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Ross Anderson named winner of 2015 SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation award

Ross Anderson, Professor of Security Engineering, has been named the winner of the 2015 SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation award. The award is given for outstanding and innovative technical contributions to the field of computer and communication security that have had lasting … Continue reading

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RA Sam Aaron teaches BBC DJ to compose music using Sonic Pi

Lab Research Associate Sam Aaron can often be found in school classrooms teaching children to create music by writing code using Sonic Pi. However, recently he welcomed a slightly older pupil, BBC Radio 1 and BBC 1Xtra DJ MistJam. The … Continue reading

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Mark Batty receives John C. Reynolds Doctoral Dissertation Award

Mark Batty has received the John C. Reynolds Doctoral Dissertation Award. His dissertation ‘The C11 and C++11 Concurrency Model‘ makes significant contributions to the understanding of memory models for C and C++. Mark was a member of the Programming, Logic, … Continue reading

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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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