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#frAIday – All You Want to Know About AI

#frAIday is a series of inspiring talks on Artificial Intelligence organised by TAIGA, the Centre for Transdisciplinary AI at Umeå University. Participating in #frAiday is your opportunity to share your knowledge about AI, learn more, and discuss a wide range of perspectives on AI. Join, and meet new interesting people!

#frAIday Talks, 2023

Time and Location

Every Friday, 12.15 - 13.00, online via Zoom. Please register down below, and we will send you a link in good time before the event. The event is open to everyone who is interested in AI!
Portrait of Frank Dignum
Fri
22
Sep
What do you buy when you buy an AI system?
Time 12:15 - 13:00
Place Zoom
portrait of Carlos Zednik
Fri
6
Oct
Does Explainable AI Need Cognitive Models?
Time 12:15 - 13:00
Place Zoom

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For more information, please contact

Henry Lopez Vega 

Coordinator of the #frAIday series. Docent at the Umeå School of Economics and Business

 

Tatyana Sarayeva
Coordinator of the WASP-HS program and Responsible AI research group.

Petter Ericson
Postdoc, Responsible AI, Department of Computing Science 

Julian Alfredo Mendez
Doctoral Student, Responsible AI, Department of Computing Science

E-mail: fraiday@cs.umu.se

Earlier presentations

Below are previous lectures, some of which are possible to watch via Umu Play. To receive the presentation as a pdf, please contact AnnaKarin Resoluth.

Fall 2023

Ongoing

Spring 2023

"AI and the Human in the Loophole"

Reuben Binns, Associate Professor of Human Centred Computing, Department of Computing Science, the University of Oxford 

"COMMONSIM: Developing a commons-based utopia with agent-based simulation"

Lena Gerdes, PhD Candidate, Department of Socioeconomics, Vienna University of Economics and Business

"Computerized adaptive testing: A conceptual overview"

Per-Erik Lyrén, Associate professor at Department of Applied Educational Science

"How to make better decisions in a complex world ? an agent-based approach"

Jean-Daniel Kant, Associate professor, Sorbonne University - CNRS, Computer Science Lab

"Managing Intelligent Automation experiences in organizations"

Dr. Luciana Blaha, Assistant Professor in Business Management and Human Computer Interaction, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University 

"Nonhuman Creativity : Artificial Imagination : Human Anticipation"

Joanna Zylinska, Artist, writer, curator, and Professor of Media Philosophy + Critical Digital Practice at King’s College London

"Making AI Accessible"

Anders Garpebring, Associate professor in radiation physics, Umea University

"Opening the black box on AI and fairness: An ethnographic study on AI-based hiring"

Elmira van der Broek, Assistant Professor, Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology, Stockholm School of Economics

"Human Dignity and Artificial Intelligence: Mapping the Contours and Utility of Human Dignity in Addressing Challenges by Artificial Intelligence "

Sue Anne Teo, Europaeum Scholar PhD Fellow LLM, LLB, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, Center for European and Comparative Legal Studies (CECS)

"Teleosemantics for neural word embeddings"

Fintan Declan Mallory, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo

"Upswing in climate protection reporting. Long-term development of topics and sentiments in Austrian newspapers"

Raven Adam, PhD Candidate, University of Graz

"It takes a village: The ecology of explaining AI"

Lauren Waardenburg, Assistant Professor of Information Systems IESEG School of Management

"Appropriate Automation: Robots and AI in the social services"

Susanne Tafvelin, Associate professor at Department of Psychology, Umeå University

"Compositionality in Deep Neural Networks"

Raphaël Millière, Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience in the Center for Science and Society, and a Lecturer in the Philosophy Department at Columbia University

"Be Careful What You Wish For! AI and the Dream of Optimizing Student Learning in Higher Education"

Teresa Cerratto-Pargman, Full professor of Human-computer interaction, Stockholm University

"Critical Theory of AI"

Simon Lindgren, Professor at the Department of Sociology, Umeå University

"Magic, Myth and AI"

Irini Papadimitrou, curator and Director of Future Everything

"The native need to know: Intrinsically motivated cognition as a foundation for autonomous generally intelligent systems"

Linus Holm, Associate professor at Department of Psychology, Umeå University

"The missing teacher in AI – Teacher agency in AI-mediated systems for fairer outcomes"

Johan Lundin, Professor Deputy head of department with responsibility for research and research education, and  Marie Utterberg Modén, Postdoctoral Researcher

 

Fall 2022

"The Artificial Intelligence Act: A future-proof AI Regulation?"

Noah Schöppl, Technology Governance Researcher at ALLAI

"Justice for Athletes? Predicting Doping Suspensions"

Johan Lindholm, Umeå University

"Good AI for Good: How AI Strategies Address Sustainability"

Andreas Theodorou, Umeå University

"A Framework for XAI in Socio-Technical Systems"

Vanina Martinez, University of Buenos Aires

"Looking for (Artificial) Intelligence"

Dimitri Coelho Mollo, Assistant Professor in Philosophy of AI Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies Umeå University

"Assessment of depression and anxiety with language analysed with artificial intelligence"

Sverker Sikstrom, Professor, Department of Psychology, Lund University 

"BAcc - A conversational Agent Framework"

Sylvie Saget, PhD/Doctoral Researcher in Computational Linguistics, University of Gothenburg

"AI for Social Impact: Results from Deployments for Public Health and Conservation"

Milind Tambe, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Research in Computation and Society (CRCS) at Harvard University. Principal Scientist & Director, AI for Social Good at Google Research

"PLOT4ai: an open source Privacy Library of Threats for AI/ML"

Isabel Barberá, Privacy Engineer at Rhite, The Netherlands

"Trustworthy AI - Integrating Learning, Optimisation and Reasoning"

Fredrik Heintz, Professor, Linköping University. He leads the program of WASP-ED

"Adversarial Perception in Deep Neural Networks"

Catherine Stinson, Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department and School of Computing at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

Spring 2022

"Apocalypse now – no need for AGI"

Thomas Hellström, Professor at the Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. See the presentation here.

"Understandable Robots"
Suna Bensch, Associate Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. See the presentation here

"Visualization Design as a Critical Lens on Data"
Miriah Meyer, Professor at the Division of Media & Information Technolog, Linköping University. See the presentation here

"The Ocean’s ‘Digital Twin’? Marine Environmental Data Through Time"
Sabine Höhler is Head of Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment; Head of Department of Philosophy and History, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm. Susanna Lidström is a researcher in environmental humanities at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Tirza Meyer is a postdoctoral researcher at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm. See the presentation here

"Human - AI symbiosis and the Logic of AI"
Catholijn Jonker, Full professor of Interactive Intelligence at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science of the Delft University of Technology. See the presentation here

"Automated Decision-Making Systems in the Public Sector – An Impact Assessment Tool for Public Authorities"
Matthias Spielkamp, Executive Director at AlgorithmWatch. See the presentation here

"Ethical & Effective Human-Robot Interaction"
Katie Winkle, Digital Futures Postdoctoral Researcher, KTH Royal Institute of Technology. See the presentation here

"Responsible AI & Corona"
Catelijne Muller, President ALLAI, Expert on Artificial Intelligence & Law, Ethics and Society. See the presentation here

 

Fall 2021

"RAIN - Responsible AI Framework"
Mattias Brännström, Research Engineer and a member of Responsible AI group, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. See the presentation here

"AI4Heritage: Sweden as Case Study"
Anna Foka, Director of the Centre for Digital Humanities at Uppsala University, and Associate Professor in Digital Humanities. See the presentation here

"Modelling the Emergence of Violent Extremist Small Groups"
Mijke van den Hurk, PhD candidate at Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands; Dutch National Police. See the presentation here

"Enabling social realism in Agent-Based Models - formalising the Social Identity Approach"
Nanda Wijermans, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University. See the presentation here

"The Role of an AI Designer: design choices and their epistemic and moral limitations"
Jonne Maas, PhD candidate at TU Delft involved with the HumanE AI project. See the presentation here

"Traditional Machine Learning Music"
Bob L. T. Sturm is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. See the presentation here

"Explainable AI (XAI): Who is it intended for?"
Kary Främling, Professor in data science, with an emphasis in data analysis and machine learning and Head of explainable AI (XAI) team at The Department of Computing Science, Umeå University.
See the presentation here 

"Creating a culture of Responsible AI"
Linda Leopold, Head of Responsible AI & Data at H&M Group.

"AI for Everyone?"
Dr Pieter Verdegem, Senior Lecturer at Westminister School of Media and Communication.
See the presentation here

"Is there an AI Cold War?"
Joanna Bryson, Professor of Ethics and Technology at the Hertie School, Berlin, Germany. 
See the presentation here

"Rule-based semantic modelling"
Anna Jonnson, Senior research engineer at Department of Computing Science at Umeå University.
See the presentation here

"Towards a feminist, relational, conception of Artificial Intelligence"
Virginia Dignum, professor in social and ethical AI, and Wallenberg chair on Responsible Artificial Intelligence. Scientific Director of WASP-HS (Humanities and Society). 

"AI, Opacity, and Personal Autonomy"
Bram Vaassen, Postdoctoral fellow in philosophy at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Umeå University. See the presentation here

"The Civil Society Campaign to Ban Biometric Surveillance"
Daniel Leufer, Europe Policy Analyst at Access Now, a global human rights organisation.
See the presentation here

"Beyond AI Solutionism - Towards a Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Artificial Intelligence in Society"
Simon Lindgren, Professor in Sociology at Umeå University and the director of DIGSUM. 
See the presentation here

 

Spring 2021

"Empirical Model Learning"
Michaela Milano, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Bologna. 
See the presentation here

"Tourism in the virtual lab: Opportunities for AI and tourism collaborations"
Jillian Student, Postdoctoral researcher, Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University and Research Managing Editor, Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences.

"Building competent social interactive AI"
Rui Prada, Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department of Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon. 

"AI-Enhanced Knowledge Harvesting"
Lili Jiang, Associate Professor at Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. 
See the presentation here

"In Search of Explainable AI: The Case for a Differentiated Approach under European Union Law"
Martin Ebers, Associate Professor of IT Law at the University of Tartu, Estonia and permanent research fellow at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Co-founder and president Robotics & AI Law Society (RAILS), Germany. 

"The AI behind the Advertising"
Johanna Björklund,Associate professor, Department if Computing Science, Umeå University. 
See the presentation here

"Reactive Planning - A bio-Inspired AI approach to robot action selection"
Rob Wortham, Lecturer in Robotics & Autonomous Systems, Director of Studies, MSc Robotics & Autonomous Systems, Dept of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Bath, UK. 
See the presentation here

"Reasoning - from Humans to Machines" 
Thimoteus Kampic, doctoral student at Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. 
See the presentation here

"Extended and Autonomous Agency"
Kalle Grill, Associate Professor in Philosophy at Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies.

"Altered Relationships with Autonomous Systems"
Kristina Höök, Professor in Interaction Design at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

"Algorithmic Recommendation as Artificial Intelligence: YouTube and Meme Culture"
Gavin Feller, postdoktor at Humlab, Umeå university. See the presentation here

"A Bayesian approach to learning norms from observation in multi-agent systems"
Stephen Cranefield, Professor at Department of Information Science, University of Otago, New Zealand. See the presentation here

"COVID-Town: An Integrated Economic-Epidemiological Agent-Based Model"
Patrick Mellacher, PhD student of economics, the University of Graz, Austria. See the presentation here

"A boxology of design patterns for systems that learn and reason"
Frank van Harmelen, Professor in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning in the Computer Science department (Faculty of Science) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. See the presentation here

"People are not Binary – Embracing Complexity in Algorithmic Bias Research" 
Hannah Devinney, doctoral student at Department of Computing Science and Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS). 

"Making Data understandable: From Data Visualization to Cognitive Big Data"
Artur Lugmayr, Associate Proffessor at Umeå University.

"AI and I – User involvement during design"
Karin Danielsson, Associate Professor at Department of Informatics, Umeå university. 

"Putting Norms in Context"
René Mellema, doctoral student at Department of Computing Science. 

"Agent models in Unity – Reaching Outside Academia"
Cezara Pastrav, Research Engineer at the Department of Computing Science, Umeå university.

"Standardising and Auditing AI"
Andreas Theodorou, Postdoctoral fellow at Department of Computing Science, Umeå university. 

"Applying Cognitive-Affective Models to the Design of Ethical Assistant Agents" 
Catriona M Kennedy, Honorary Research Fellow at University of Birmingham. Please 

"Contesting algorithmic decision-making"
Andrea Aler Tubella, Senior Researcher at Department of Computing Science, Umeå university. 

 

2020

"Decision Making in Context" 
Frank Dignum, Professor at the Department of Computing Science, Umeå university. 

"Toward Human-Centric Trustworthy Systems"
Juan Carlos Nieves, Associate Professor at the Department of Computing Science, Umeå university. 

"Prototyping for Social Simulation"
Maarten Jensen, Doctoral student, Department of Computing Science at Umeå university. 

"Implementing AI in a corporation – the good, the bad and the odd"
Salla Franzen, Chief Data Scientist, SEB. 

"Research Directions on Data Privacy" 
Vicenc Torra, Professor at Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. 

"XAI: A New Model and Its Implications for Medical Ethics"
Erik Campano, Doctoral student, Department of Informatics, Umeå University. 

"Lies, deceptions and computation"
Hans van Ditmarsch, Senior Researcher at CNRS, the French National Research Organization. 

"From Plato to Yoda, training responsible AI designers for on-the-field action" 
LoÏs Vanhée, Associate Professor, Computing Science, Umeå University.

"3o years in search for Human-Centric AI and this is what I found"
Helena Lindgren, Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University.

Latest update: 2023-03-15