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Inspired Research magazine: new edition out


Inspired Research is the twice-yearly newsletter published by the Department of Computer Science. The Summer 2015 edition is now available online.  Features include:

  • Oxford teams up with Google DeepMind on AI. Members of the Department of Computer Science both past and present launched a major collaboration with Google DeepMind, a London-based centre for artificial intelligence research.
  • Quantum computers to leap ahead. Following an investment of almost £38 million from the EPSRC, the NQIT Hub, a consortium of universities and industrial partners led by Oxford, aims to build the most advanced quantum computer in the world.   
  • Alan Turing Institute to break new ground in big data. Oxford has been chosen as one of five universities to lead the Alan Turing Institute. The aim behind setting up the new Institute is to build on the UK’s existing academic strengths and help position the country as a world leader in the analysis and application of big data and algorithm research. 
  • The eclipse sheds light on solar panel modelling. Mathematical models being developed at the Department of Computer Science to help predict the behaviour of renewable energy sources are going to be tested with data gathered from the partial solar eclipse.

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