Correspondence

The age of algorithms

Advice to the Prime Minister from the CST on algorithms, analytics, modelling and data for growth and public sector efficiencies.

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In this letter to the Prime Minister, the CST looks at the skills, partnerships and facilities needed to keep the UK in the forefront of the development of advanced algorithms. The council also suggests ways to incorporate their suggestions into the government’s strategy for the information economy.

See the government’s announcement on the creation of an Alan Turing Institute for Data Science.

Published 6 August 2013