60 years of computer science and AI events

60 years of computer science and AI events

“Informatics: 60 Years of History” included three lectures, followed by a panel discussion. This event looked into the beginnings of various research activities, that led to the formation of the Division of Informatics in 1998.

Informatics Distinguished Lecture Series: Pervasive Portable Performance: quand est-ce qu'on arrive? (are we there yet?) | Speaker: Albert Cohen, a research scientist at Google Brain and the chief architect of tensor comprehensions, the underlying formulation of today's ML compilers.

Milner Lecture: Verified Software Specification at Scale | Speaker: Philippa Gardner, a professor in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London

Informatics Distinguished Lecture: Computational Neuromodulation | Speaker: Peter Dayan, Alexander von Humboldt Professor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Tübingen

Informatics Distinguished Lecture: Computer Communication: The Glamour of Plumbing | Speaker: Gordon Brebner, Senior Fellow at AMD, Honorary Professor at the School of Informatics

Informatics Distinguished Lecture: Towards Reliable Machine Learning | Speaker: Masashi Sugiyama, professor at the University of Tokyo and director of the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP)

Informatics Distinguished Lecture: AI and the Future of Social Interaction | Speaker: Justine Cassell, Dean's Professor in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University and Senior Researcher at Inria Paris

Informatics Distinguished Lecture: 60 Years of Networking | Speaker: Bruce Davie, computer scientist noted for his contributions to the field of networking, a recipient of the honorary doctorate from Edinburgh University

Milner Lecture: The computation complexity of counting problems: a personal perspective | Speaker: Mark Jerrum, professor at the School of Mathematical Sciences at Queen Mary University of London

Informatics Distinguished Lecture: Meaning Outside-In | Speaker: Fernando Pereira, VP, Research at Google DeepMind

Informatics Distinguished Lecture: Machine Learning for Real-time Robot Control with Theoretical Guarantees | Speaker: Aude Billard, Professor and Head of the LASA laboratory at the School of Engineering at the Swiss Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)

Informatics Distinguished Lecture: The Art of Mechanisation and Mechanisation in Art | Speaker: Lincoln Wallen, a non-executive director of Pearson PLC; awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Edinburgh

Peter Sewell will deliver a Milner Lecture as part of the University of Edinburgh 60 Years of CS & AI celebrations.