The Stuttgart ELLIS Unit is pleased to announce the upcoming ELLIS Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Dr. Nuria Oliver

March 27, 2023 /

The Stuttgart ELLIS Unit is pleased to announce the upcoming ELLIS Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Dr. Nuria Oliver from Data-Pop Alliance/Vodafone Institute!

Dear all,

The Stuttgart ELLIS Unit is pleased to announce the upcoming ELLIS
Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Dr. Nuria Oliver from Data-Pop
Alliance/Vodafone Institute!

Her talk will take place at 15:00 on Wednesday, March 29th on WebEx
(link below).

Title: Mitigating Human and Algorithmic Biases

In her talk, Nuria will first briefly present ELLIS Alicante, the only
ELLIS unit that has been created from scratch as a non-profit research
foundation devoted to AI for Social Good. Next, she will present their
early work on mitigating both human and algorithmic biases with AI. On
the human front, she will describe their research agenda captured in
their recent publication at the AAAI Fall Symposium " BIASeD: Bringing
Irrationality to Automated System Design". On the algorithmic front, she
will present FairShap, a novel pre-processing approach for algorithmic
fairness based on Shapley Values (https://arxiv.org/abs/2303.01928).


Nuria Oliver, is co-founder and Director of the ELLIS unit in Alicante,
devoted to research on “Humanity-centric Artificial Intelligence”
(https://ellisalicante.org). She is also Chief Data Scientist at
Data-Pop Alliance, Chief Scientific Advisor at the Vodafone Institute
and co-founder and vice-president of ELLIS (The European Laboratory for
Learning and Intelligent Systems). She is a Telecommunications Engineer
from the UPM and holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Between March 2020 and
April 2022, she was named Commissioner for the President of the
Valencian Region on AI Strategy and Data Science to fight COVID-19. She
led at team with ~20 data scientists and co-lead the winning team of the
XPRIZE Pandemic Response Challenge. Nuria is the only Spanish researcher
recognized by the ACM as Distinguished Scientist (2015) and Fellow
(2017) at the same time. She is also a Fellow of the IEEE (2017) and the
European Association for Artificial Intelligence (2016). She has
received an Honorary Doctorate from the Miguel Hernandez University
(2018). Dr. Oliver is an elect member of the Spanish Royal Academy of
Engineering (2018), Academia Europaea (2016) and SIGCHI Academy (2018),
where she is the only Spanish scientist.


Date: Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
Time: 15:00
Place:
https://unistuttgart.webex.com/unistuttgart/j.php?MTID=m211fb224c5d4180f0ad27f54e22973e6

Stuttgart ELLIS Unit: http://ellis-stuttgart.eu/

Please come join us for this exciting talk. No registration is needed to
attend. 

Best wishes,
   Andreas

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