AI-driven advertising is often presented as one of the main successes of deep learning, after heavy investments in machine learning algorithms that discover and exploit patterns in consumer behaviour. In a new project financed the Marcus and Marianne Wallenberg Foundation, researchers from Umeå University, Malmö University, Stockholm School of Economics, and the University of Gothenburg collaborate to understand the implications for citizens and society linked to different types of targeting methods used in online advertising.Continue reading “Kick-off for MMW project on contextual communication”
In December 2020, WASP launched a new research arena to place Media AI at the centre of a multidisciplinary ecosystem of scientific fields and industry segments. The arena is a recognition of the value of media AI in process automation, for example, in the facilitation of remote control in forestry, in the creation of virtual verification environments for autonomous machinery and in the generation of non-playable characters in gaming.Continue reading “WARA Media – A new arena for multidisciplinary research and innovation”
Robots are taught how to communicate in a more human like manner in a new research project targeting the elder care of the future.
– Some things robots do better than people, says Thomas Hellström who is in charge of the project.
Read the full article on Fria (in Swedish).
The deadline for WATA 2018 is rapidly approaching, and this year the event will be hosted by Leipzig University. WATA covers all aspects of weighted automata, and aims to present tutorials and survey lectures by outstanding scientists in this area. Continue reading “Weighted Automata: Trends and Applications 2018”
Researcher and entrepreneur Johanna Björklund wins Uminova and BIC Factory’s prize Pay It Forward for inspiring young entrepreneurs. Read Mikael Hansson’s full story on Infotech (in Swedish).