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Oxford computer scientists hit the headlines


Several Oxford computer scientists have been hitting the headlines over the last few days.

Imagine a piece of software that would allow the soldiers, aid workers and government officials thrown together after a disaster to quickly and securely communicate with each other whatever device they hold in their hands. Imagine too the same approach used to allow you to pay easily for your coffee on your mobile after entering a simple four digit code.  Wired magazine has recently featured Prof. Bill Roscoe's research into making mobile payment technology more secure:

An interview with Prof. Nando de Freitas  (along with Prof. Zoubin Ghahramani from Cambridge University)  was show yesterday on BBC Radio 4’s “Today” programme.   The item on deep learning, big data and artificial intelligence can be seen here: