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Computer Science / Telecom - 12.02.2019
Artificial Intelligence could help to foil online dating scams
Dating apps and websites could soon use computing algorithms that 'think' like humans to pinpoint fake profiles designed to con victims out of thousands of pounds. Researchers from across the UK, including experts from the University of Bristol Cyber Security Group , have developed new algorithms that can understand what fake dating profiles look like and then apply this knowledge when they scan profiles submitted to online dating services.

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 29.01.2019
Could AI improve patient care in the NHS?
The adoption of artificial intelligence in the diagnosis and prognosis of disease could help to extend people's lives whilst providing significant savings for the NHS. This is according to researchers from Cardiff University who have provided compelling evidence showing the benefits that state-of-the-art techniques can bring to risk assessments in patients.

Computer Science / Telecom - 28.01.2019
Tackling the fake news problem
Tackling the fake news problem
Meet the researchers who are trying to understand and solve fake news problems in the digital age. Fake news is a human activity, so humans should be involved Dr Julio Amador The term ‘fake news' regularly hits the headlines these days. Whether it is to do with political events or information on the various social platforms, it seems like it is getting harder and harder to know who to trust to be a reliable source of information.

Computer Science / Telecom - 08.01.2019
Imperial experts create robot helper to understand and respond to human movement
Researchers at Imperial have created a new robot controller using game theory, allowing the robot to learn when to assist a human. The past decade has seen robots work increasingly with humans - for example in manufacturing, assistive devices for physically impaired individuals, and in surgery. However, robots cannot currently react in a personalised way to individual users, which limits their usefulness to humans.

Pharmacology - Computer Science / Telecom - 20.12.2018
Concerns raised as opioid prescriptions rise across UK
Researchers recommend greater action to promote best practice as a new study reveals a rise in prescriptions of opioids for treating chronic pain rise between 1998 and 2018. A review of opioid prescribing in the UK has shown that UK doctors are prescribing more and stronger opioid drugs to patients.

Computer Science / Telecom - Business / Economics - 14.12.2018
Cryptocurrency manipulation schemes could be found and foiled by new algorithm
Imperial scientists have created an algorithm to predict when specific cryptocoins are at risk of 'pump-and-dump' schemes. The algorithm could help market regulators predict and prevent cryptocurrency schemes that sees traders spend seven million US Dollars per month, only to find the price of their purchased currency falls as the scheme unfolds.

Computer Science / Telecom - 03.12.2018
Research helps move maths app from Africa to schools in the UK
A transformative educational app developed by onebillion that was researched by the University of Nottingham has moved from trials in Africa to schools across England. Professor Nicola Pitchford from the University of Nottingham has led the research for this project and joined International Development Minister Harriett Baldwin at a school to see the onebillion app in action, helping children improve their numeracy skills.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 28.11.2018
Evaluating the Use of Automated Facial Recognition Technology in Major Policing Operations
The project by the Universities' Police Science Institute evaluated South Wales Police's deployment of Automated Facial Recognition across several major sporting and entertainment events in Cardiff city over more than a year, including the UEFA Champion's League Final and the Autumn Rugby Internationals.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 27.11.2018
AI system may accelerate search for cancer discoveries
AI system may accelerate search for cancer discoveries
Searching through the mountains of published cancer research could be made easier for scientists, thanks to a new AI system.  As a cancer researcher, even if you knew what you were looking for, there are literally thousands of papers appearing every day Anna Korhonen The system, called LION LBD and developed by computer scientists and cancer researchers at the University of Cambridge, has been designed to assist scientists in the search for cancer-related discoveries.

Computer Science / Telecom - 26.10.2018
Scientists develop lie detector test for written text
Scientists have developed a computer tool that can spot if somebody has filed a fake police statement based purely on the text included in the document. Using a combination of automatic text analysis and advanced machine learning techniques, the tool has been able to successfully identify false robbery reports with over 80 per cent accuracy.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 22.10.2018
AI doctor could boost chance of survival for sepsis patients
Scientists have created an artificial intelligence system that could help treat patients with sepsis. The technology, developed by researchers from Imperial College London , was found to predict the best treatment strategy for patients. Our new AI system was able to analyse a patient's data - such as blood pressure and heart rate - and decide the best treatment strategy.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 12.10.2018
Your smart phone could soon be making your commute much less stressful
Your smart phone could soon be making your commute much less stressful
Apps that can detect what mode of transport phone users are travelling on and automatically offer relevant advice are set to become a reality after extensive data-gathering research led by the University of Sussex.

History / Archeology - Computer Science / Telecom - 03.10.2018
Scientists ’virtually unravel’ burnt 16th century scroll
Scientists are on the look-out for damaged and unreadable ancient scrolls as brand new techniques have revealed the hidden text inside a severely burnt 16th century sample. The new development, the latest in a long line of advancements in the field in recent years, has shown how ‘virtual unravelling' can be achieved using a more autonomous approach and with scrolls that contain multiple pages.

Computer Science / Telecom - 18.09.2018
Mathematicians calculate the safest way home
A mobile app that guides pedestrians along the safest instead of quickest route to their destination is being developed by researchers at Cardiff University. Maths and computer science experts have devised a way of scoring the safety of any given area using sophisticated mathematical algorithms, which they believe could easily be implemented into a navigation mobile app to help reduce road traffic casualties.

Computer Science / Telecom - 13.09.2018
Weather forecasting sheds light on where and when birds will fly
Using a combination of AI and weather forecasting can help scientists to predict the movements of millions of birds and support their conservation goals, according to new Oxford University research. Conducted in collaboration with Cornell University, the study published , reports that scientists can now reliably predict these waves of bird migration across the United States, up to seven days in advance.

Computer Science / Telecom - 07.09.2018
Could AI robots develop prejudice on their own?
Showing prejudice towards others does not require a high level of cognitive ability and could easily be exhibited by artificially intelligent machines, new research has suggested. Computer science and psychology experts from Cardiff University and MIT have shown that groups of autonomous machines could demonstrate prejudice by simply identifying, copying and learning this behaviour from one another.

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 28.08.2018
Researchers contribute to further Higgs boson breakthrough
For the second time this summer, University of Glasgow physicists are celebrating a groundbreaking new measurement of the Higgs boson from the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This time, they have observed the Higgs boson decaying into a pair of bottom (b) quarks. Professor Aidan Robson, who leads the University of Glasgow's team on this analysis work, explained, “Our theory of particle physics - the ‘Standard Model' - predicts that most Higgs bosons should decay to b-quarks.

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 20.08.2018
Multi-purpose silicon chip created for quantum information processing
Multi-purpose silicon chip created for quantum information processing
20 August 2018 An international team of researchers led by the University of Bristol have demonstrated that light can be used to implement a multi-functional quantum processor. This small device can be used as a scientific tool to perform a wide array of quantum information experiments, while at the same time showing the way to how fully functional quantum computers might be engineered from large scale fabrication processes.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 13.08.2018
Artificial intelligence equal to experts in detecting eye diseases
Artificial intelligence equal to experts in detecting eye diseases
An artificial intelligence (AI) system, which can recommend the correct referral decision for more than 50 eye diseases, as accurately as experts has been developed by Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, DeepMind Health and UCL.

Careers / Employment - Computer Science / Telecom - 08.08.2018
Digital gig economy is bad for your wellbeing, new research suggests
The poor quality working conditions associated with the digital gig economy may have consequences for employees' wellbeing, according to new Oxford University research. The poor quality working conditions associated with the digital gig economy may have consequences for employees' wellbeing, according to new Oxford University research.
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