School of Informatics

December 2012 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 2012 episode is available now

This month, Tobias, our new crew member, talks to Hans Vandierendonch about his framework for multicore parallel programming. Also, Hugh talks to Professor Austin Tate about AI planning, i.e. how artificial intelligence can be used for finding plans in situations ranging from emergency rescue operations to controlling a robot in a space mission on the Mars. In this episode the joke, from Iain, made some genuine laugh in the studio and stephen make a record of 300% improvement on him answering quiz questions. Well done Stephen.