Computer vision: seeing the wood for the trees

Computer vision: seeing the wood for the trees

Computer vision: seeing the wood for the trees

event Friday, September 22, 2023 schedule 2.00pm - 3.00pm BST
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event Friday, September 22, 2023 schedule 2.00pm - 3.00pm BST
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In-person | Free
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Alumni and guests
Science and technology
Room East 1, The West Hub | View details

Hear how researchers are developing AI 'Truth Tellers' that can help us check the truth of the claims made by politicians, Wikipedia and ChatGPT, and discover how computer technology can help us tackle climate change by making environmental data more accessible.


Professor Andreas Vlachos

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Andreas is a researcher in the Natural Language and Information Processing group in the Cambridge Department of Computer Science and Technology. His current projects include dialogue modelling and automated fact checking. Prior to this he was a lecturer at the University of Sheffield, working on the intersection of Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. He completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge with Ted Briscoe and Zoubin Ghahramani.

Professor Alastair Beresford (Queens')

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Alastair will take up the role of Head of the Department Computer Science and Technology this autumn. He is Professor of Computer Security in the Department and his research work examines the security and privacy of large-scale distributed computer systems. Alastair is also part of the Raspberry Pi Computing Education Research Centre, a new centre based in the Department. Its aim is to increase our understanding of teaching and learning computer science, with a particular focus on young people who are from backgrounds that are traditionally under-represented in the field of computing or who experience educational disadvantage.

Patrick Ferris

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Patrick Ferris is an open-source Software Engineer from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Patrick is currently a Research Assistant in the Energy and Environment Group here in the Department of Computer Science and Technology.This work primarily focuses on building trusted carbon credits and geospatial analysis infrastructure focusing on transparency, reproducibility and accessibility. He is particularly interested in how technology can help tackle climate change and improve access to education. The moral and social implications of technology is also an area he is passionate about.

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Room East 1, The West Hub
JJ Thomson Avenue
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