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During the spring of 2017, Grants Office invites the employees at Umeå University and other interested people to a panel of seminars with focus on research funding.
Charles Ess, a leading internet researcher and professor at University of Oslo, is visiting DIGSUM and Humlab and will give a seminar entitled "Digital love and sex? What sexbots may teach us about the virtues of being human".
Recently, a lot of discussion could be observed regarding artificial intelligence (AI), robots, autonomous cars, technology ethics, and - not the least - deep learning and systems like AlphaGo and DeepStack that, based on such techniques, would "simply learn" to play Go or Poker on human champion level. Lecture by dr. Elin A. Topp, Lund University.
This semesters' FADC supervisor seminar will take the form of a workshop about Supervision and difficult conversations. Senior Lecturer/ Dr Åsa Falk-Lundkvist from Dept of Education, UmU with a lot of experience in this area will lead the work.