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Computer Science and Mathematics Interactive Open Day

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Time: 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Venue: Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Price: free

Computer Science and Mathematics Interactive Open Day

Our Computer Science and Mathematics events are a great chance to visit our amazing facilities, meet course leaders and students and join in some interactive subject sessions.

3.30pm – 4.00pm  Registration
4.00pm – 4.30pm  Welcome Talk
4.30pm – 5.30pm  Subject Specific Interactive Session

There are four subject specific interactive sessions you can book:

Mathematics and Data Science – You will have the opportunity to predict the BBC TV evening news broadcast on Christmas Day 2018 by exploring probability and information techniques through simple guessing games and Machine Learning.

You'll discover how to use spatial statistical methods, and how these methods are successfully used to help combat the spread of deadly viruses.

You will experience how using ‘Decision Trees' can assess your decisions and the possible consequences these will have.

Book here for Mathematics and Data Science

Computer Games and Digital Media – You will have the opportunity to create a small game using professional games industry development tools in our high-spec Games Laboratory.

You'll discover 3D modelling using Maya, a key technique in Digital Media Technology, together with computer game programming skills so you can experience both the artistic and programming disciplines.

You can also experience our Virtual Reality Laboratory and have the chance to play VR games created by our current students.

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Computer Science – You will experience Kingston University's unique approach to teaching programming using visual and physical approaches.

You'll discover how our students learn to think like a programmer through real-world problem solving such as navigating a robot around a Martian landscape.

You will have the opportunity to try our bespoke online learning environment which brings programming problems to life.

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Cyber Security and Computer Forensics – You will have the opportunity to test an Android exploitation application that allows a remote party to control camera, video and audio features on an Android device.

You'll participate in a demonstration of a simulated Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack, a technique that is typically used to take web servers offline.

You can also discover how deleted data can be forensically recovered from a USB drive, subsequently making it available as digital evidence.

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For further information about this event:

Contact: Andrew Davison
Email: a.davison@kingston.ac.uk

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