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DeepMind: can we ever trust a machine to diagnose cancer? Shutterstock Srivas Chennu, University of Kent DeepMind has recently announced a fresh collaborative partnership with the UK's health service, with plans for the artificial intelligence firm to develop machine learning technology to research breast cancer. DeepMind, a Google subsidiary, is perhaps best known for successfully building AI that is now better than humans at the ancient game of Go. But in recent months – when attempting to apply this...

6 December 2017

Prizes awarded to outstanding Master's students Two Master’s students from the School of Computing have been awarded prizes for outstanding achievements on their degrees. Philip Adey, MSc Advanced Computer Science, won the prize for Outstanding Performance on the Programme with an overall mark of 87.7%. Lewis Mckeown, MSc Computer Science with an Industrial Placement, won the prize for Outstanding Performance in the Project, with a score of 95%. Lewis’ project entitled 'Software for a Nar...

24 November 2017

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Computer Science student wins Gold at WorldSkills UK Neelan Thuraisingham, a second year student at the School of Computing has won a gold medal at the WorldSkills UK competition. Neelan, who studies Computer Science (Networks) with a Year in Industry, was selected for the Network Infrastructure Technician national final after winning a national qualifier in Surrey. Neelan said; ‘When they were announcing the prizes I was hoping for bronze and then silver and then when those prizes went to other peo...

21 November 2017

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Last Updated: 14/11/2017