Monthly Archives: March 2015

SoC Student Conference 2015

The School of Computing’s 2015 student conference was a busy and energy-filled afternoon, with displays and software demonstrations by final year, MSc and PhD students – the details can be found on the SC Presenters 2015 page (menu item above).  “Bike … Continue reading

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Examination of a crypto product for vulnerability

Peter Boyd, BSc Computer Science Two factor authentication is becoming the norm for many online platforms to provide a higher degree of security to its end users be it banking, social or general use. At this present time there exists … Continue reading

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HeyStudent: The student network

John Daligault, BSc Computer Science HeyStudent, a new concept of social network based on several applications, offers many possibilities. It is dedicated entirely to student life and offers a more secure space that brings together members of the same university. … Continue reading

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How do UK supermarkets use the loyalty scheme system to gain and maintain market share?

Kamil Wielocha, BSc Business Information Systems Research conducted in previous years, aiming to determine true effectiveness of loyalty scheme programs, provides contradicting results. For example, Taylor and Neslin (2005, p. 303) claim that loyalty programs are successful and have a … Continue reading

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Counselling app for genetic blood diseases

Khalid Al Tamimi, MSc Software Engineering Genetic diseases counselling application aims to utilize the features of mobile devices to create an accessible and readily available mobile genetic counselling application. It provides counselling for potential marital partners who may suffer from … Continue reading

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Impact of Facebook on students’ wellbeing

Garrick Bassey, BSc Computing The study seeks to understand the effect of Facebook use on students with mental health issues and students of sound mind. The study also examines the effect of Facebook on students of varying academic level; secondary; university … Continue reading

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Real time collection and visualisation of car engine statistics

Charles Woolf, BSc Computer Science This project focuses on using free and open source software with commodity hardware to collect and aggregate car position and engine telemetry. This data is collected in real time and sent to a server, allowing … Continue reading

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Permissions Denied!

Jaypal Jeer, BSc Forensic Computing Mobile phone security has increasingly become significant in mobile computing because it affects the security of company and personal information currently stored on smartphones. These threats disrupt phone operations, transmit user data or modify the … Continue reading

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Collating network based information to assess and correlate security issues world-wide

Shaun Anderson, BSc Forensic Computing In today’s computer and network intensive world malicious events occurring or attacks on a network can be extremely detrimental. Collecting information on networks and performing analysis on this data can help provide an insight on … Continue reading

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Bias and Variance: Nature of Machine Learning Problems

Han Liu, PhD student Due to the daily increase in the size of data, machine learning has become an popular approach for intelligent processing of data. In particular, machine learning algorithms are used to discover meaningful knowledge or build predictive … Continue reading

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