Kick-off of the TAISIG Talks

TAISIG Talks March 18th, 2021

Date: Time: 17:00 Location: Online

The TAISIG Talks feature a series of short online presentations on a broad variety of topics related to recent developments and achievements of Tilburg University in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

**This event has already taken place**

On March 18, 2021, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., the second edition of TAISIG Talks will take place. 
The session is moderated by Dr. Marie Postma and Prof. Dr. Emile Aarts. 

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  • Eva Vanmassenhove vierkant

    Eva Vanmassenhove

    Assistant Professor (TSHD)

    Machine Translation, Natural Language Processing, Gender

    Eva Vanmassenhove is Assistant Professor in the Department of Cognitive Science and A. I. at Tilburg University who obtained her PhD from Dublin City University, Ireland. She works on the integration of linguistic features into Neural Machine Translation (NMT), focusing recently on issues related to gender bias and the loss of diversity in language due to statistical/algorithmic bias.

  • CentERdata - Patricia Prüfer

    Patricia Prüfer

    Researcher (TiSEM)

    Social Cohesion, Experimental Economics, Applied Econometrics

    Patricia Prüfer is group leader of Data Science at CentERdata. The team develops new techniques and methods in the field of data science and applies them to create new insights to turn data into (social) value. In her research Patricia combines substantive knowledge of (educational) economics, the (educational) labor market, behavioral economics and data science with well thought-out experimental research designs and advanced data analysis techniques. 

  • Max Louwerse

    Max Louwerse

    Professor (TSHD)

    Language Psychology, Cognitive Processes, Computer Linguistics

    Max Louwerse is Professor in Cognitive Psychology and Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Cognitive Science & Artificial Intelligence at Tilburg University. He received his PhD in Linguistics (University of Edinburgh) and worked at the University of Memphis as Full Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS), and served as Director of the IIS.

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TAISIG is the Tilburg University Artificial Intelligence Special Interest Group: a research community committed to AI. TAISIG specializes in AI methodology & algorithms, AI concepts and applications, and ELSA (Ethical, Legal and Societal Aspects of AI).

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Preliminary Program TAISIG Talks


April 22nd, 2021


Ronald Leenes

Lieke Gelderloos

Wouter De Baene

May 20th, 2021

Pieter Spronck

Afra Alishahi

Katrijn Van Deun   

June 17th, 2021

Anne Lafarre

Kenny Meesters

Yash Satsangi

July 8th, 2021

Maryam Alimardani

Emiel Krahmer

Colette Cuijpers