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Ross Gales

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Computer Scientist

Ross combines his experience fighting bushfires in Australia with an expertise in computer science to create systems which help responders save more lives during crises. He is investigating the power that social media can give to communities in helping themselves recover from disaster.

He is currently completing his PhD with the Oxford Department of Computer Science, having received degrees in Information Systems and Finance from the University of Melbourne before moving to Europe.

Wednesday 12th Dec 2018, 09.00am

Can a machine pick a perfect Christmas gift?

It is that time a year again where our relationships are tested to find that perfect Christmas gift! Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an algorithm that could do it for you? In this episode of the Big Questions podcast we ask the question: Can a machine pick a perfect Christmas gift?

 

To find out we went to the Department of Computer Science to speak to Senior Researcher Helena...

Can a machine pick a perfect Christmas gift?