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Kent researchers involved in project to make chatbots more trustworthy

Dr Jason Nurse from the School of Computing is involved in a new project led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) designed to make chatbots more trustworthy. From banking and insurance to shopping these human-like computer programmes are becoming … Continue reading

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School of Computing to support start-up with machine learning

With the support of Kent Innovation and Enterprise, Dr Fernando Otero and Dr Matteo Migliavacca from the School of Computing and London-based fintech start-up Youtility have been awarded funding to begin a 30 month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), to enhance … Continue reading

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New Phd Scholarships available in the School of Computing

The School of Computing is delighted to offer a range of PhD scholarships for entry in September 2019. You can apply for a degree in any topic that falls within our range of expertise in the areas of: Computational Intelligence … Continue reading

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Jason Nurse contributes to an article on the Symantec blog

Dr Jason Nurse has contributed to an article on the Symantec blog advising CISO’s to think beyond pure tech when looking for more resources to improve security. The article entitled ‘Advice for CISOs: Want More Resources? Think Beyond Pure Tech’ … Continue reading

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Carlos Perez-Delgado on IBM launch of commercial quantum computing

Carlos Perez-Delgado has written an article for The Conversation entitled ‘IBM launches commercial quantum computing – we’re not ready for what comes next.’ IBM recently unveiled what it claimed was the world’s first commercial quantum computer. While the announcement of the … Continue reading

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Why Amazon, Facebook and Google don’t need to spy on your conversations to know what you’re talking about.

Dr Jason Nurse from the School of Computing Cyber Security Research Group has written an article for The Conversation on why Amazon, Facebook and Google don’t need to spy on your conversations to know what you’re talking about. If you’ve ever wondered … Continue reading

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Jason Nurse features in article in the Kentish Gazette on cybercrime

Dr Jason Nurse, from the School of Computing, featured in an article in the Kent Gazette on Thursday 13 December on safeguarding yourself against the rise in online crime. The article looks at some of the elaborate scams fraudsters use … Continue reading

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Privacy and the AI-enabled smartphone spy

Professor Ian McLoughlin from the School of Computing Data Science Research Group has written an article for The Conversation on what AI-enabled smartphones can learn from the sound of your speech. The vast majority of people in developed countries now … Continue reading

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PhD students to attend Google summit in Munich

Three PhD students from the School of Computing have been accepted to attend Google’s 6th Compiler and Programming Language Summit. Hrutvik Kanabar, Joanna Sharrad and Nicolas Dilley will attend the summit in Munich, Germany from 3-5 December 2018. At the … Continue reading

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Dr Fernando Otero to help develop next generation of social planning tools

Dr Fernando Otero is to lead a group of academics working on a new project to develop the next generation of social planning tools. This exciting 30 month project with PlanSnap has been awarded funding through the Knowledge Transfer Partnership … Continue reading

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