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Artificial Intelligence at Umeå University

AI, or artificial intelligence, is about systems and technologies that can analyze their environment and more or less independently take action to achieve a specific goal. At Umeå University, research and education in AI has been conducted since the 1970s. Today, close to 100 researchers and teachers work in the field of AI and they are found at all faculties - medicine, science, social sciences and humanities.

AI Research

Umeå University has world-leading researchers who work in national and international AI-projects.
AI staff

Nearly 100 researchers and teachers at Umeå University are involved in areas related to AI.

AI research

Many of our AI projects fall under major national research programs.

AI projects

Read more about Umeå University's research in AI that spans a large number of areas.

What is artificial intelligence?

What is AI and how does it affect our lives today?

Education, training and collaboration within AI

At Umeå University, you can take courses and training to increase your competence in AI. We also collaborate with companies and organizations.
AI education

Umeå University is offering number courses in artificial intelligence.

AI Network

Collaborations in various forms are very important for the development of AI.

The Council for AI and Autonomous Systems, RAI

Works to strengthen and develop research and education in AI at Umeå University.

All You Want to Know About AI!

A seminar series arranged by TAIGA, Centre for Transdisciplinary AI.

Latest news on AI at Umeå university

International Conference for Our Common Future With AI

Now is the time to impact how AI is to become part of our society - starting point of WASP-HS conference.

Harvard professors at inauguration of new AI centre

Umeå University's new AI centre will soon be inaugurated with several well-known researchers and companies.

AI in Politics and Media

How will AI impact political communication and media?

Robots that recognize and express intentions

Getting intelligent computer programmes to recognize and express intentions is complex, new thesis shows.

Enabling 100-times faster fluorescent imaging of 3D cancer spheroids

Umeå researcher and the company Sartorius in Umeå combine deep learning with two imaging techniques.

Computers can revise past conclusions with AI

PhD Timotheus Kampik shows mathematical reasoning methods for autonomous intelligent systems.

AI technology - on the rise in medicine

Jenny Persson, Professor, sees great opportunities for AI in the field of medicine.

Socially intelligent systems in collaboration with humans

Helena Lindgren's research comprises basic research in AI and applications for increased health.

Algorithms that generate algorithms

Paolo Bientinesi was installed as professor for High-Performance Computing in 2019.

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