computer science

László Lovász has won one half of the Abel Prize 2021 for fundamental contributions to theoretical computer science and discrete maths.

You are faced with a difficult problem, it is not easily solved. How do you feel? Well, if you are Avi Wigderson, one of the winners of the 2021 Abel Prize, you are very happy!

In this short video Briane Paul Samson tells us about his work developing intelligent algorithms to help us navigate on busy roads.

In this podcast find out the basics of machine learning, and why time travel and immortality might be easier to achieve than human level artificial intelligence.

Find out how ants have inspired a class of cutting-edge algorithms designed to solve complex real-world problems.

Sophie tells us how computer algorithms that, in theory, are hopelessly inefficient, perform extraordinary well in practice.

Janelle tells us how computer algorithms can help investigate crime scenes.

Find out how these humble animals have inspired computer algorithms to solve complex real-world problems.

Proof is the essence of mathematics. But is the standard of proof in research maths really as high as mathematicians would like to believe?

Should machines be allowed to make decisions that impact people's lives?