PG prize winning and distinguished projects and reports
The project prizes are awarded to the student, or students producing the best individual projects, as judged by a prize committee. Additional projects that are outstanding in terms of technical achievement and presentation are awarded "Distinguished" status. The prize winning and distinguished projects are listed below. In most cases the reports can be downloaded electronically.
The Philips Group Project Prize in Computing Science
Value: £100 per student, Philips Website
Awarded for excellence in the group project on the MSc Computing Science programme.
This year's winners:
Jun Ng, Ying Deng, Edward Khon, Yuanruo Liang, Wei Lim and Lixiaonan Yin.
Project: GPU Implementation of Gaussian Process Models;Supervisor: Marc Deisenroth.
Gerard Haughian, Ashley Cutmore, Alexandre Dalyac, Stewart Douglas, Simon Leigh and John McCormac.
Project: Plant Recogniser
The Corporate Partnership Programme Awards for Academic Excellence
Value: £500 per student
Awarded for academic excellence, to students with an overall distinction and the highest exam marks.
This year's winners:
MSc Computing Science: Moritz Schrenk and John McCormac
MSc Computing (Specialism): Cyril Novel and Vincent Thiberville.
MSc Advanced Computing: Georgios Papamakarios and Romain Barnoud.
MRes Advanced Computing: Shengjia Shao.
The Winton Capital Applied Computing MSc Project Prize
Value: £500 Shared
Awarded to an MSc student in the Department of Computing for an outstanding performance on their final project.
This year's winner: Georgios Papamakarios
2014 Postgraduate Projects
- John McCormac, 3D Object Detection for Mobile Robots, Supervisor: Andrew Davison.
- Gerard Haughian, Benchmarking Replication in NoSQL Data Stores, Supervisor: William Knottenbelt.
- Simon Leigh, Inferring Appliance-level Energy Consumption from Whole-House Electricity Meter Readings Using Edge Detection and Appliance Models, Supervisor: William Knottenbelt.
MSc in Advanced Computing
Georgios Papamakarios, Robust Low-Rank Modelling on Matrices and Tensors, Supervisor: Stefanos Zafeiriou.
MRes in Advanced Computing
Shengjia Shao, Accelerating Transfer Entropy Computation, Supervisor: Wayne Luk