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Paper describes a way of mapping number sequences to notes and instruments using audience-operated microcontrollers as standalone ‘music engines’
Study of 2014 heatwaves using different attribution models shows choice of region for analysis is particularly important to avoid including irrelevant effects
Professor David De Roure led one of the five workshops at the symposium, on reproducibility in the context of real-time big data and new forms of digital scholarship
Dr Neil Ashton explains the rigorous tests that planes undergo to ensure flying remains one of the safest methods of transport
Construction of scalable storage system will enable quick retrieval of usable, quality data to support intelligence-led security decision-making
The paper investigated the way that dialect differences affect the processing of words by looking at how quickly and accurately people process words in the same and different dialect
Dr Kevin Page co-chaired Digital Libraries for Musicology workshop; Centre projects also demonstrated at International Society for Music Information Retrieval in New York
18 month Multisensory Access project aims to improve the independent museum experience for BPSP and other visitors with technology that is unobtrusive, easy to use and quick and simple to create
Two University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Masters students spent six weeks this summer working on projects improving dataset tool SALT and auditing electronic dark archive pilot Digital Safe
‘Ada Sketches’ by Emily Howard performed in Manchester on 27 July – including live interactive audience participation using new ‘NumbersIntoNotes’ software written by Professor David De Roure

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