Marco Carbone.

Prestigious award for ITU researcher

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January 22, 2018

Marco Carbone, Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at the IT University of Copenhagen, has won the Most Influential Paper Award at the world’s leading conference on the theory of programming languages.

Brit Ross Winthereik

New ITU professor: "We should be careful not to get dumber as technology gets smarter"

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January 10, 2018

Brit Ross Winthereik has been appointed Professor of Science & Technology Studies at the IT University of Copenhagen from January 1, 2018. In her research, she investigates how we build and use IT infrastructures – and she warns against letting the technologies and platforms we have already built limit our imaginations.

Forskningsprojekt skal bidrage til et mere sikkert pensionssystem.

Research project will contribute to a more secure pension system

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December 20, 2017

With computing power from graphics processors commonly used in gaming computers, a new research project aims to develop an advanced calculation platform for pension funds. Innovation Fund Denmark is investing DKK 9 million in the project collaboration between the IT University of Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen and the software company Edlund A/S.

Marie and Maria.

A Tinder app for art

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December 20, 2017

Digital technologies allow us to create more targeted and personalized museum experiences, according to Marie Bryndum and Maria Muhandes, who studied Digital Design and Communication at ITU. In their thesis project, they designed a Tinder-like app that gives museum visitors easier access to information about the artworks.

Daniel Varab.

Teaching computers to understand human language

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December 13, 2017

Despite big advances in machine learning, making computers understand language is still a big challenge. Daniel Varab and his two classmates from Software Development trained a computer program to detect contradictions in texts – a technology that might eventually help us keep track of statements made by politicians and contradictions in the law.

Datalogiuddannelse på ITU.

New Computer Science programme at ITU

Computer Science DepartmentEducationPeter Sestoft

December 12, 2017

From autumn 2018, the MSc programme in Software Development will be split into two independent programmes: Computer Science and Software Development.

Digital Design and Interactive Technologies.

Digital design programme sharpens technical focus

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December 11, 2017

The IT University's MSc programme in Digital Design and Communication changes its name to Digital Design and Interactive Technologies (DDIT). At the same time, the programme will give students a stronger technical foundation.

Tell Me What You See.

Thesis project turned into an award-winning puzzle game

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December 6, 2017

Four students from ITU’s Games programme dedicated their thesis to making the Virtual Reality (VR) experience more social. The resulting game ‘Tell Me What You See’ won the award for ‘Most Innovative Newcomer’ at the game festival Play17 and took the prize as best ITU student project in 2017.

Tiemo Thiess.

Ship engine builder heading for a data-driven future

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November 23, 2017

Companies are increasingly using data and statistical analysis to improve their services and boost their businesses. In his thesis project from Digital Innovation & Management at ITU, Tiemo Thiess looked at how a classical industrial company like MAN Diesel & Turbo can improve its sales and service processes using data-driven decision making.