The MediaFutures Seminar Series

The MediaFutures Seminar Series is hosted by MediaFutures – Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology and Innovation. The main objective of the centre is the development of responsible media technology, in particular leveraging AI technology, for the media sector.

The centre develops advanced new media technology for responsible and effective media user engagement, media content production, media content interaction and accessibility, and will conduct research on novel methods and metrics for precise audience understanding. The centre delivers a variety of research outputs, e.g., in the form of patents, prototypes, papers and software, and performs significant research training in media technology and innovation, to ensure that the outputs of the centre will sustain and impact the media landscape in the long run, including the creation of start-up companies.

The purpose of the MediaFutures Seminar Series is to offer scientists, experts, and students an opportunity to present their research, and latest work on subjects relevant to the Centre’s research areas. The seminar series is meant to encourage interchange between the scientific and non-scientific communities and to help identify opportunities for potential collaboration.



Programme



The programme may be subject to change.



February 11, 2022, at 1200-1300 CET: News diversity and recommendation systems: An interdisciplinary approach, Dr. Kristin Van Damme (Artevelde UAS, NL), see details of the webinar on the seminar site

February 25, 2022, at 1100-1200 CET: Visual Content Verification in the News Domain, PhD candidate Sohail Ahmed Kahn (UiB, NO), see details of the webinar on the seminar site

March 17, 2022, at 1300-1400 CET: Detecting Fake News by Using Weakly Supervised Learning, Assoc. Prof. Özlem Özgöbek (NTNU, NO), see details of the webinar on the seminar site

April 21, 2022, at 1300-1400 CET: Fairness – Are algorithms a burden or a solution?, Assoc. Prof. Christine Bauer (Utrecht University, NL), see details of the webinar on the seminar site

May 13, 2022, at 1200-1300 CET:  Media entertainment experiences among youth on global platforms, Prof Marika Lüders (University of Oslo, NO), see details of the webinar on the seminar site

May 20, 2022, at 1500-1600 CET: Human Interaction and Collaboration with Machine Learning models, Dr. Hendrik Strobelt (MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, US), see details of the webinar on the seminar site

June 15, 2022, at 1200-1300 CET: Augment the Vision: To Help Users Deal with Different Domain Tasks, PhD Candidate Yuchong Zhang (Chalmers University of Technology, SE), see details of the webinar on the seminar site.

June 16, 2022, at 1400-1500 CET: Mind the Gaps and Normal Accidents, Associate Professor Dirk Hovy (Bocconi University in Milan, IT), see details of the webinar on the seminar site.



Practical Information

There is no pre-registration. The link to the webinar room are published on the seminar pages.



Further Information

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