Research course

Virtual Environments, Imaging and Visualisation

Institution
UCL - University College London · Computer Science
Qualifications
EngDMRes

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Work experience may also be taken into account.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Bioinformatics: protein structure; genome analysis; transmembrane protein modelling; de novo protein design methods; exploiting grid technology; mathematical modelling of biological processes Financial computing: software engineering; computational statistics and machine learning; mathematical modelling Human centred systems: usability of security and multimedia systems; making sense of information; human error and cognitive resilience Information security: cryptology; digital watermarking; cryptoanalysis; steganography Intelligent systems: knowledge representation and reasoning; machine learning Media futures: digital rights management; information retrieval; computational social science; recommender systems Networks: internet architecture; protocols; mobile networked systems; applications and evolution; high-speed networking Programming Principles, Verification and Logic: logic and the semantics of programs; automated tools for verification and program analysis; produce mathematically rigorous concepts and techniques that aid in the construction and analysis of computer systems; applied logic outreach in AI, security, biology, economics Software systems engineering: requirements engineering; software architecture; middleware technologies; distributed systems; software tools and environments; mobile computing Virtual environments: presence, virtual characters; interaction; rendering; mixed reality Vision and imaging science: face recognition; medical image analysis; statistical modelling of colour information; inverse problems and building mathematical models for augmented reality; diffusion tensor imaging.

Department specialisms

Bioinformatics: protein structure; genome analysis; transmembrane protein modelling; de novo protein design methods; exploiting grid technology; mathematical modelling of biological processes Financial computing: software engineering; computational statistics and machine learning; mathematical modelling Human centred systems: usability of security and multimedia systems; making sense of information; human error and cognitive resilience Information security: cryptology; digital watermarking; cryptoanalysis; steganography Intelligent systems: knowledge representation and reasoning; machine learning Media futures: digital rights management; information retrieval; computational social science; recommender systems Networks: internet architecture; protocols; mobile networked systems; applications and evolution; high-speed networking Programming Principles, Verification and Logic: logic and the semantics of programs; automated tools for verification and program analysis; produce mathematically rigorous concepts and techniques that aid in the construction and analysis of computer systems; applied logic outreach in AI, security, biology, economics Software systems engineering: requirements engineering; software architecture; middleware technologies; distributed systems; software tools and environments; mobile computing Virtual environments: presence, virtual characters; interaction; rendering; mixed reality Vision and imaging science: face recognition; medical image analysis; statistical modelling of colour information; inverse problems and building mathematical models for augmented reality; diffusion tensor imaging.

Information for international students

See: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/international-students

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,635 (FT)
International students
£21,530 (FT)

Funding opportunities available for students taking research programmes are available at: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

EngD

full time
48 months

MRes

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Mr Jamie O’Brien
Email
j.obrien@cs.ucl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7679 3734
Fax
020 7679 3001