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Data and knowledge engineering seminars

Data and knowledge engineering research seminars discuss research of interest to the data and knowledge engineering group including, but not limited to, knowledge representation and reasoning, text and data mining and data privacy.

These seminars will take place in the West Extension in Queen's Buildings, Room WX/3.07 on Mondays between 13:00-14:00. Everyone is welcome to attend any seminar.

2020 seminars

DateSpeakerTitle
3 February 2020Ignacio Iacobacci (Huawei)An Overview on Conversational AI
10 February 2020Paul RosinVirtual Unrolling of Historic Scrolls
10 February 2020Crispin Cooper (PLACE)Supporting sustainable transport through spatial network analysis of walking and cycling
17 February 2020Sebastian Ruder (DeepMind)Cross-lingual Transfer Learning
24 February 2020Anna LedwochA probabilistic model for learning relation vectors
24 February 2020Marek PedziwiatrAllocation of attention in natural scenes viewing: experiments and modelling
2 March 2020James Walters/Antonio Pardiñas (MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics)CRIS in Wales: Enabling the use of electronic health records for mental health research at Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
2 March 2020Yukun LaiDeep Generative Models for Images and 3D Shapes
9 March 2020Aleksandra EdwardsAutomated Thematic Analysis on a Corpus of Safeguarding Reports
9 March 2020Chantal Tax (CUBRIC)To be announced
16 March 2020Greg ButterworthTo be announced
16 March 2020Joe SingletonTo be announced
23 March 2020Andrew Cropper (Oxford)To be announced
20 April 2020Luis Espinosa-AnkeEncoding dictionary definitions for sense categorization
20 April 2020Angelika KimmigBeyond the Grounding Bottleneck: Datalog Techniques for Inference in Probabilistic Logic Programs
27 April 2020Zeerak Waseem (Sheffield)It ain’t all good: Marginalisation in the name of protection

Previous years

DateSpeakerTitle
21 October 2019Nello CristianiniInterface between AI and Social Sciences and why it matters
28 October 2019Jae Hee LeeCapturing word order in averaging-based sentence representations
28 October 2019Mahmoud Eid Abdelhafez AbdellahiClassifying memory reactivation during sleep using machine learning with brain recordings
4 November 2019Andrei GagarinPattern-based approach to the workflow satisfiability problem with user-independent constraints
4 November 2019Daniel GallichanUsing machine learning to derive head motion parameters during an MRI scan
11 November 2019Stephanie LockeReproducible machine learning
11 November 2019Mike GermuskaFood for thought: The application of machine learning to map brain oxygen metabolism with functional MRI
18 November 2019Sylwia PolbergEmpirical studies on formal argumentation
18 November 2019Geraint PalmerApplying Mathematics to Public Services in Wales
25 November 2019Jiaxiang ZhangExtracting information from behavioural and EEG data
2 December 2019Joe SingletonAn axiomatic approach to truth discovery
2 December 2019Daniel LoureiroLanguage Modelling Makes Sense
DateSpeakerTitle
8 October 2018Franz KirályProbabilistic supervised learning, or predicting the prediction uncertainty - theory and practice
15 October 2018Shelan JeawakEmbedding geographic locations for modelling the natural environment using Flickr tags and structured data
15 October 2018Christian ArnoldReleasing differentially private synthetic micro-data with Bayesian GANs
22 October 2018Kirstin StrokorbExtreme events in Markov chains
22 October 2018Padraig CorcoranA multi-scale topological shape model for single and multiple component shapes
5 November 2018Marc Roig VilamalaAn automatic translation from Essence Prime to Satisfiability Module Theories
5 November 2018Sam VenteIdentifying the sleeper cells: Estimation of bacteria counts in fluorescence microscopy images
12 November 2018Vidit NandaBig mathematics for big data
19 November 2018Luis EspinosaAugmenting word embeddings with unsupervised relation vectors
19 November 2018Matthias TrederImproving SNR and reducing training time of classifiers in large datasets via kernel averaging
26 November 2018Vincent KnightRecognising extortion
3 December 2018Bertrand GauthierSpectral approximation and (conic) squared-kernel discrepancy
10 December 2018Hiroyuki KidoArgumentation mining from acceptability of arguments
10 December 2018Richard BoothOn strengthening the logic of iterated belief revision

Find out more

Please direct all questions about this research seminar programme to the co-ordinator Dr Padraig Corcoran.

Dr Matthias Treder

Dr Matthias Treder

Lecturer

Email
trederm@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2251 0960
Dr Jose Camacho Collados

Dr Jose Camacho Collados

Lecturer

Email
camachocolladosj@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 9108