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Past Events

Cognitive AI - mimicking how we think

Cognitive AI focuses on functionally modelling human memory, reasoning and learning inspired by the evolution of neural systems over 500 million years, and decades of work in the cognitive sciences. This talk will introduce work on cognitive...

Presenter: Dave Raggett
Webcast date: Friday 06 November 2020
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COVID-19 Antibody Test/Vaccination Certification: There's an app for that

As the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2019/2020 unfolds, a controversial 'Immunity Passport' has been mooted as a way to enable individuals to return back to work or be admitted to current off-limits locations. Our approach is less dramatic,...

Presenter: Professor Marc Eisenstadt
Webcast date: Tuesday 19 May 2020
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Is what you see really what you get? Improving robot sensemaking through Visual Intelligence

The fast-paced advancement of the AI and Robotics fields has provided new technological tools for developing robots that can assist people with their daily tasks (i.e., 

Presenter: Agnese Chiatti
Organisation: Knowledge Media Institute
Webcast date: Wednesday 25 March 2020
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Computational argumentation methods to improve sensemaking and evidence-based reasoning in online deliberation systems

Efficient online deliberation processes are crucially important for large organisations to deliver more inclusive, legitimate, and implementable decisions. Integrating argumentation technologies aided by means of computational...

Presenter: Lucas Anastasiou
Organisation: KMi, Open University
Webcast date: Wednesday 25 March 2020
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Detecting subtle text manipulations: a cross-article analysis chasing the signals of media framing

In the world of public misinformation, there are many cases where the information is not false or fabricated, but rather has been manipulated using more subtle techniques such as word replacements, omissions and argument distortion. These...

Presenter: Martino Mensio
Organisation: Knowledge Media Institute
Webcast date: Wednesday 25 March 2020
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