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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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Join Us – 2 new Lectureships

The School of Computing is seeking to appoint 2 new Lecturers (Assistant Professors) in Cyber Security to support the growth plan of the Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS). Applications are invited from candidates in any research area that … Continue reading

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David Chadwick takes part in I’m a Scientist get me out of here

Professor David Chadwick is taking part in I’m a Scientist, get me out of here! from 4-15 March, as part of British Science Week. I’m a Scientist is an online activity for school students to connect with scientists. It is … 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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Jason Nurse comments on Fortnite’s security flaws

Dr Jason Nurse from the School of Computing Cyber Security Research Group commented in an article in Wired on security issues with Fortnite. A security flaw spotted in Fortnite means hackers could have allowed gamers’ login details to be compromised. … 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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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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