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Invited Talk by Rick Rashid & UCL Demofest

UCL & Microsoft

Friday, January 18, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM (GMT)

Invited Talk by Rick Rashid & UCL Demofest

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Invited Talk by Rick Rashid

11.00am - 12.30pm Cruciform B304 LT1 map

Microsoft Research and the Evolution of Computing, by Rick Rashid


Limits in computing power and our ability to interact with computers have also imposed limits on our understanding of the world around us.  Increasingly, those limits are being removed, clearing the way for new advances in almost every kind of human endeavor.  Rick Rashid, Microsoft chief research officer and head of Microsoft Research, will present his vision of the future of computing research in light of these breakthroughs and the opportunities that lie ahead.



 UCL Demofest

2.30pm - 4.30pm Wilkins North Cloisters map

Showcasing a diverse selection of computing technology applications from computer and computational science, life and medical sciences, and a whole host of other disciplines. 


Brad Karp - Protecting sensitive data in web browers with ScriptPolice

David Silver - Games and Mode-Carlo tree search

Earl Barr - Automatic detection of floating-point exceptions

Jade Alglave - Partial order modellling and verification of modern memory models

Mark Handley - Resilient and fast networking in the data centre and end-to-end with multi-Path TCP

Matt Hall and Matt Rowe - Imaging microstructure and macrostructure in the brain with diffusion MRI

Miguel Bernabeu - Real-time patient-specific blood flow simulation for surgical planning   

Nadia Berthouze - Helping people to change behaviour: The nudge booth

Niloy Mitra - Interactive images: Geometric analysis meets image editing

Antoaneta Serguieva and Dean Mohamedally - MSR Tech in education: Financial computing and Gadgeteer

Robin Freeman - Sensor networks on the wing

Stefan Zasada - Distributed multiscale computing: Glueing together a multiscale world



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Gower Street
WC1E 7JE London
United Kingdom

Friday, January 18, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM (GMT)

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