Upcoming events

How Do Machines Learn to Talk?

Date: 
Mon, 24/08/2020 - 15:00 to 16:00
Location: 
Online (Zoom)
Speaker: 
Professor Verena Rieser
Heriot-Watt University

Amazon Alexa, Apple's Siri or Google's assistant are able to converse with humans using language. This talk will review the underlying technology and discuss their limitations and potentials.

Amazon Alexa, Apple’s Siri or Google’s assistant are able to converse with humans using language. The underlying technology – often referred to as spoken dialogue systems – has experienced a revolution over the past decade, moving from being completely handcrafted to using data-driven machine learning methods.

RESCHEDULED Responsible Research and Innovation Training - 2019 cohort

Date: 
Wed, 04/11/2020 - 09:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Robotarium Seminar Room, Heriot-Watt University

Please note this date is tentative at present.

This is a mandatory training course for the 2019 cohort.

Approximate timings for the day:

10.00 Introductions

10.20 Setting the scene

11.00 Who thinks RRI is important

11.15 Overview of RRI

11.30 Coffee break

11.40 Case studies -group work

12.30 Lunch

13.15 Case study presentations

14.00 AREA 4P Framework

14.20 RRI Intensity Level

15.00 Coffee break

15.10 ORBIT Self assessment tool

16.00 RRI project overview

16.30 Questions