Our Areas of Research

The CRC undertakes distinctive, leading edge research in software and processes that underpin knowledge management, communication learning and interactions among humans and machines.

Latest at the CRC

  • PhD Studentships 2015
    The Department of Computing and Communications invites applications for full-time PhD studentships starting in October 2015. We are looking for highly motivated candidates who wish to undertake research in Language, Multimedia and Network technologies; Human-Centered Computing; Design and Software Engineering; or Technology Education.
  • REF2014: 75% of OU CRC return rated 4* or 3*
    Computing at the OU performed strongly in the REF, with 75% of outputs rated world-leading or internationally-excellent (up from 70% in 2008), an excellent research environment (100% rated world-leading or internationally-excellent), and a 30% larger submission (31 FTE, up from 24 in 2008) putting us in the top third of UK universities.

Upcoming Events

5 February 2015
Statistical Modelling of Music Using Multiple Viewpoint Systems
A statistical model of music is constructed by machine learning from a corpus, such that (ideally) novel music in the style of the corpus can be generated from the model.