Thank you to everyone who attended the SICSA Conference. All the sessions from the Conference will be posted here in due course.
Congratulations to Chris Cummins, former student at the University of Edinburgh who was awarded the coveted SICSA PhD Award for Best Dissertation in Scotland 2019-2020 at this year’s SICSA Conference, for his pioneering work on deep learning. The award was sponsored by Amazon Development Scotland.
Professor Stuart Anderson, SICSA Interim Director said:
“Chris’s research into deep learning and neural networks is outstanding. We received a range of exceptional submissions for this year’s Best Dissertation in Scotland Award, once again demonstrating the calibre of students, research and industry collaboration in Scotland.”
Jane Morrison-Ross, CEO of ScotlandIS added:
“Scotland is already at the forefront of neural network technology research and Chris’s work really brings this to life. Research and the application of deep neural networks are of critical importance to our digital technology sector and I know that many companies have already been looking at adopting Chris’s research.