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Date & time

Wed, 4 Nov 2020
10:45 - 15:45

Venue

Emmanuel Centre, London
9 - 23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW

Ticket price

£24 + VAT* *Plus one complimentary staff ticket per ten students

About this day

Computer Science in Action is the ultimate enrichment day for Key Stage 5 computer science students.  In five lively sessions experts from academia and industry will explore relevant topics that complement the curriculum. These sessions will motivate students to excel and give them ideas about future careers. An additional talk on examination success will equip students with the tools to succeed, and each student will receive a revision guide to take home.

Programme & speakers

MENACE: the machine educable noughts and crosses engine Matthew Scroggs, University of Cambridge

Join Matt to discover the basics of machine learning, using MENACE—the machine educable noughts and crosses engine.

Matthew Scroggs

About Matthew Scroggs

When not working Matthew writes puzzles and articles for Chalkdust Magazine, including the infamous crossnumber, and reads Martin Gardner books.

TBA Miranda Mowbray, University of Bristol

Miranda Mowbray

About Miranda Mowbray

Miranda  formerly worked as a research scientist for HP, finding new ways of analyzing data to detect attacks on computer networks. Her PhD is in Algebra, from London University.

TBA Mark Jago, Nottingham University

Mark Jago

About Mark Jago

Mark Jago, a Professor of Philosophy at Nottingham University, works on metaphysics, the mind, knowledge, language, logic, and social issues. He’s recently written on what truth is, how to think about impossible things, and some fun new kinds of logic.