Oxford and The Alan Turing Institute

Oxford and the Turing Institute is the University of Oxford’s community of data science researchers in collaboration with the Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science.

Areas of data science research at Oxford and The Alan Turing Institute range from machine learning and computability theory to ethics and the social implications of new computational technologies.

The University of Oxford is a founding partner of The Alan Turing Institute alongside the universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh, UCL and Warwick, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

The Institute has industry partnerships with Lloyd’s Register Foundation, GCHQ and Intel.

Latest Events

Special Seminar

06/09/2016

In this talk, we present a new algorithm, truncated variance reduction (TruVaR) that addresses Bayesian optimization and level-set estimation in a unified fashion.

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Symposium on Big Data and Human Development

15/09/2016

This workshop aims to move forward the debate about the ways in which big data is used, can be used, and should be used in development.

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News

The Wikipedia bots that are engaged in spats that never end

Is. Isn’t. Is. Isn’t. Is. Isn’t. It’s annoying enough when kids get stuck in this kind of loop. But certain bots on Wikipedia have been at it for years, endlessly making and unmaking each other’s edits in spats that never end.

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People

Find out more about the people behind Oxford and the Turing Institute

Prof. M. Pawan Kumar

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Events

Symposium on Big Data and Human Development

This workshop aims to move forward the debate about the ways in which big data is used, can be used, and should be used in...

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Publications

The distorted mirror of Wikipedia: A quantitative analysis of Wikipedia coverage of academics

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