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The Age of AI: Ethics and Digital Innovation

Saturday, March 2

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM GMT



About the event

Day 4 - Panel 2 at the 2024 Italian Symposium
Panel will be in English

Anna Maria Mandalari is Member of the Italian Technical Committee for strategies on the use of AI. She works as Assistant Professor at University College London (UCL). She is affiliated with the Electronic & Electrical Engineering Department and member of the UCL’s Academic Center of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR). She is Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute for Security Science and Technology at Imperial College London.

Nello Cristianini is a professor of Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath. In June 2014, Cristianini was included in a list of the "most influential scientists of the decade" compiled by Thomson Reuters (listing the top one per cent of scientists who are "the world’s leading scientific minds" and whose publications are among the most influential in their fields). His work has focused on statistical analysis of learning algorithms, to its application to support vector machines, kernel methods and other algorithms. Cristianini is the co-author of two widely known books in machine learning, An Introduction to Support Vector Machines and Kernel Methods for Pattern Analysis and a book in bioinformatics, "Introduction to Computational Genomics". Recent research has focused on the philosophical challenges posed by modern artificial intelligence, big-data analysis of newspapers content, the analysis of social media content. Previous research had focused on statistical pattern analysis; machine learning and artificial intelligence; machine translation; bioinformatics.