The winner has been announced of the Distinguished Dissertation, a prestigious academic award, run jointly by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, in collaboration with the Council of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC).
Dr Miltos Allamanis, University of Edinburgh, and former Microsoft Research Fellow at Darwin College won the competition for his PhD ‘Learning Natural Coding Conventions’.
Materials of the Mind tells the story of the most popular mental science of the Victorian age. From American senators to Indian social reformers, this new mental science found supporters around the globe. This is a story of skulls from the Arctic, plaster casts from Haiti, books from Bengal, and letters from the Pacific.