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Prof. Cristea will give a talk on ‘Bias in AI and Thoughts of Social Impact of AI’ at St John’s College this evening at 7:00 pm

Artificial Intelligence is a thriving area in Computer Science, especially Machine Learning and Deep Learning. However, the latter comes often with bias. Bias in AI negatively affects people as well as research quality. It also impacts upon sensitive areas, such as healthcare, law and criminal justice. This talk will consider these aspects of Bias in…

Prof. Cristea invited to Panel on 2019 Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Higher Education, at the European Distance and E-Learning Network

Professor Alexandra Cristea has been invited to Panel on 2019 Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Higher Education, at the European Distance and E-Learning Network on Thursday, November 14 2019. This panel will explore research and experiences of introducing, at different levels, AI in education, and looks at what the future might mean for teachers, students and…

We’re Hiring !

The Department of Computer Science at Durham University seeks to appoint a number of Assistant Professors in Computer Science (Grade 7 or 8), or Associate Professors (Grade 9) for appropriately qualified candidates. A successful candidate will have research and teaching interests across the broad spectrum of Computer Science.   Please apply using the following links: 1….

Prof. Chen Tingwei – a New Visiting Professor to ICG.

Professor Chen Tingwei from Liaoning University has arrived in the Department of Computer Science as a visiting professor for one year. Prof. Chen research areas include distributed computing, planning and scheduling in the large, intelligent systems in transportation and smart home and education. He is the winner of Liaoning Province Natural Science Academic Achievement Award and…

ICG Seminar – 07 Nov 2019. Speaker: Dr.Andreas Vlachidis

In this week’s ICG Seminar, Dr. Andreas Vlachidis from UCL talked about “Using dates as contextual information for personalized cultural heritage experiences”. He presented his previous work on how contextual information and semantic modelling could be used to improve the visitor experience and provide more personalized cultural heritage experiences. Here are the slides for this…

Prof. Alexandra Cristea Appointed as Durham Theme Lead for the Digital Humanities for N8 CIR

Prof. Alexandra I. Cristea has been appointed as Durham Theme Lead for the Digital Humanities for N8 CIR: https://n8cir.org.uk/themes/digital-humanities/ N8 CIR, the Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, will focus on the creation of a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in CIR methods, skills and facilities to underpin the strategic research objectives of the N8…

Prof. Alexandra Cristea Invited Talk at University of Leicester

Date: Friday 25th of October 2019. Prof. Alexandra I. Cristea gave an invited talk at Leicester University, Computer Science Department, on ‘Learning Analytics: Challenges and Successes’ to a room full of CS Staff and students.

ICG Seminar – Lazy Stencil Integration in Multigrid Algorithms

  Charles Murray presented his talk entitled “Lazy Stencil Integration in Multigrid Algorithms” at the ICG seminar this week. The talk abstract as follows: Multigrid algorithms are among the most efficient solvers for elliptic partial differential equations. They are known to solve partial differential equations, e.g. the Poisson equation and related forms, in an optimal…

Steve Shirley lecture at Durham University

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Steve Shirley lecture which is kindly hosted by Google and will talk place at Durham University. Dame Stephanie “Steve” Shirley is a child refugee, turned successful IT entrepreneur, turned ardent philanthropist, and she will be joined by Prof. Alexandra Cristea, Google Engineer Laura Lowenthal and Prof. Sue Black…

TechUP Women – Edge Hill Res 2019

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