Monthly Archives: March 2018

Cloudy with a Chance of Drones

Stuart Hotchkiss BSc Forensic Computing During recent years Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) usage has grown in military and consumer fields. Whilst we hope that good security practices are being implemented into consumer drones, it seems that this may not be … Continue reading

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Developing​ ​a​ ​therapeutic​ ​companion​ ​with​ ​the​ ​use​ ​of​ ​artificial​ ​intelligence,​ ​to​ ​improve cognitive​ ​and communication​ ​skills​ ​in​ ​children

Yasmeen Hazy BSc Software Engineering An Alexa Skill that reads stories with children before they are at the age at which they can read themselves, asking the children questions about the story as they go along to allow learning of … Continue reading

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Designing a Tailorable Email Analysis Tool

Harry Senior BSc Forensic Computing The purpose of this project was to create a tool that can be used to analyse large quantities of emails for useful statistics. Most if not all companies have some sort of email policy requiring … Continue reading

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Polarity/emotion detection in social media data

Kyle Minter, BSc Forensic Computing Emotions are part and parcel of human life and highly influence decision making.  Computers have been used for decision making for quite some time now but have traditionally relied on factual information.  In this project, … Continue reading

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StarBet: Betting and authentication app

Lance Biddall BSc Computer Science Betting has become more popular in the digital world with the release of smartphones, ease and accessibility of applications and the freedom of on the move digital interactions. Now it is becoming less common for … Continue reading

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Text classification for detection of potential threat

Fatima Chiroma PhD student The social network has become a vital medium for communication. People have the freedom to share their opinions using different online social network platforms. This has however led to some growing concerns regarding its negative impact … Continue reading

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Advanced Analysis of Darknet Forums

Tori Tompkins BSc Forensic Computing The darknet, or darkweb, is a subset of the deep web made up of several networks (eg Tor, Freenet, I2P) which encrypt, decentralise and anonymise network communication specifically for illicit purposes. Forums consist of around … Continue reading

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Gem-Checker

Jamie Cleare BSc Computer Science Many programming languages today use package libraries that provide developers with a number of easy to use, and implement, features and functionalities. However not maintaining these libraries can lead to the introduction of vulnerabilities and deprecated … Continue reading

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Progress Web Applications for the Student Housing Market

Jackson Jacob BSc Computer Science UCASA aims to unify the student housing experience into a single platform on a national scale, targeting three distinct demographics, Students, Landlords and Universities. Its aims include helping students in making more informed decisions on … Continue reading

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Speech To Text for the hard of hearing in Higher Education

Gregory Harrison BSc Computing In higher education there is an accessibility issue that exists for students who are hard-of-hearing. We proposed a method of manipulating an existing open source API to create an accessibility tool that will aid these students … Continue reading

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