Monthly Archives: May 2015

Funding awarded for stream and transactional processing research

Dr Matteo Migliavacca has been awarded funding for a two-year project on stream and transactional processing from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The project will be looking at the integration of the stream processing model (which processes … Continue reading

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Dear Google: open letter on transparency in ‘right to be forgotten’

Eighty top academics including Eerke Boiten from the School of Computing and Alan Mckenna from Kent Law School have signed an open letter to Google, arguing for more public scrutiny over its handling of ‘right to be forgotten’ requests. The letter was featured … Continue reading

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Kent launches free online course in Erlang

Today Kent launched the pilot K-MOOC (Kent massive open online course) in Functional Programming in Erlang (a programming language) with over 500 participants. The K-MOOC is a joint project led by Professor Simon Thompson from the School of Computing, Mark O’Connor, a Distance Learning … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial student wins award

Funmilayo Taiwo has won the Kent Student award for Outstanding Student Entrepreneur of the Year. The final year student of Computing and Business Administration with a Year in Industry  has been recognised for establishing a successful student cleaning business alongside her … Continue reading

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