26 Oct
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Friday, 10/26/2018 (All day)
Social Science Matters Lecture Series
Speaker: Ece Kamar

Kamar is a senior researcher at the Adaptive Systems and Interaction Group at Microsoft Research. She earned her Ph.D. in computer science from Harvard University and her research spans several subfields of AI; including planning, machine learning, multi-agent systems and human-computer teamwork and is inspired by real-world applications that can benefit from the complementary abilities of people and AI. She is particularly interested in the impact of AI on society and developing AI systems that are reliable, unbiased and trustworthy. She has over 40 peer-reviewed publications at the top Artificial Intelligence and HCI venues including AAAI, IJCAI, AAMAS, CHI and CSCW.

Co-sponsored by the College of Information and Computer Sciences and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Social Science Matters speaker series explores how we can live and thrive in a world where social and technological transformation must be considered simultaneously and inseparably.

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