Virtual violins

01 Sep 2008

Why does one violin sound different to another? Investigating this question has brought together researchers from music, engineering, experimental psychology and computer science.

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The Xen of start-ups

01 May 2008

Acquired for $500 million last year, a start-up that grew from research in the Computer Laboratory has just seen its first products being launched under the Citrix brand name.

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Can machines read?

01 Feb 2008

Enabling computers to understand language might help users to overcome online information overload.

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Modern day alchemy

Modern day alchemy: Gold for 2012?

01 Feb 2007

An ambitious research project headed by the University of Cambridge’s Computer Laboratory and Department of Engineering aims to revolutionise sports coaching using advanced sensor networks.

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