University of Leeds, School of Computing, UK

In 1957 the University of Leeds was one of the first universities in the UK to buy a computer. This was a revolutionary development in university science and engineering, and the springboard for academic computer science in the university. Today the School is ranked in the top 10 computing departments in the UK based on the quality of its research (latest Research Assessment Exercise); an impressive 80% of research activity rated as internationally excellent or World leading.
The research is organised in two research institutes:

  • Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Biological Systems
  • Institute for Computational and Systems Science