CPSSD students top Irish team at the UK/Ireland Intercollegiate Programming Competition

UKIEPC-2014-WinnersFirst year CPSSD students, Conor and Darragh Griffin stormed to victory at this year's UK/Ireland Intercollegiate Programming Competition held in the School of Computing, DCU on Saturday. The twins finished first out of 10 other Undergraduate teams around the country and placed a very respectful 15th out of all 70 UK and Irish University teams. This is the first time DCU has been the Irish host site for the competition and great to get home success in it's first year of hosting.

Google Events with Redbrick

Redbrick-LogoRedbrick are hosting a number of events over the next two weeks to highlight to students the many opportunities for students available at Google throughout the year whether it's internships, full time roles, scholarships or summer camps.

CNGL researchers launch “people power” platform at National Cyberbullying Conference

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The CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content is calling on members of the public to join the fight against cyberbullying by contributing social stereotypes through a crowdsourcing platform launched earlier this month at the National Cyberbullying Conference at Dublin Castle. Stereotype detection is an important building block in the fight against online bullying. The stereotypes collected will be used to build an anti-cyberbullying system capable of automatically identifying subtle, non-explicit forms of bullying language that is widespread online but which is typically difficult to detect.

World’s top language technology experts converge in Dublin to share latest research breakthroughs at COLING 2014

Pictured at the COLING 2014 conference are Dr. Mary P. Harper of IARPA and volunteers Varvara Logacheva and Efthymia Lixourgioti

More than 700 of the world’s leading language technology experts will converge in Dublin this week (25-29 August 2014) for COLING 2014, the premier international forum for the presentation of the latest research results and the demonstration of new systems and techniques in the field of computational linguistics. COLING 2014, the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, is organised by the CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content and hosted at The Helix, Dublin City University. Language processing experts from 54 countries will gather to review the latest research findings in the computational linguistics field, and to celebrate what has become a multi-billion euro sector.

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