Research course

Algorithms

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · Science and Technology Research Institute
Qualifications
PhDMRes

Entry requirements

Should normally hold good honours degree in the proposed study area. However will consider applicants who can demonstrate their capability by means of publications or employment responsibilities.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research areas include: Validated scientific computing; Nonlinear optimisation; Optimal control; Automatic differentiation; Machine learning; Instruction scheduling; Quantum information science; Semigroups, computer algebra and automata theory; Algebraic engineering; Information-theoretic methods in sonsor evolution; Security and integrity in distributed systems; Image and pattern recognition; Speech and audio processing; Compilers and architectures; Single-assignment languages for computational applications; Type theory and distributed type inference; Error-correcting codes for optical transmission lines; High-performance processor design; Pen-based document management.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MRes

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Bruce Christianson
Email
b.christianson@herts.ac.uk
Phone
01707 284335
Fax
01707 284303