School of Informatics

December Episode CompuCast

The podcast for Computer Scientists produced by PhD students at the School of Informatics. Episodes feature interviews with eminent figures in the field, a computer science quiz and informatics related news.

The December 2011 episode is available now.

This month we bring you another special episode. This time it's all about computers and music!

Mark interviews composer Michael Edwards, who unveils the merits of algorithmic composition. Chris talks to Dave Murray Rust who has built an agent-based system that can jam alongside real musicians and finally Helen discusses computational analysis of music and its relationship to language with Mark Steedman.

And look out at the end for a special Christmas performance by the CompuCast crew!