CyCAT holds monthly seminars in this topic and that one. Our seminars are held online where viewers can ask questions. Most of our past seminars can be watched here.

CyCAT Webinar: “Toward Ethical AI (not more AI ethics)”

Cyprus Center for Algorithmic Transparency – CyCAT inaugurates its online seminar series, with a presentation by Dr. Michael Rovatsos, Reader at the School of Informatics of the University of Edinburgh, Director of the Bayes Centre and Partner of the CyCAT project coordinated by the  Open University of Cyprus. The  “Toward Ethical Artificial Intelligence (not more AI ethics)” will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 13.00 (GMT) / 15:00 (Cyprus) and is intended to engage... Read More

13 March 2019 3:00 pm (GMT+2)



Dr. Michael Rovatsos

1 hour

Fairness in User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (FairUMAP 2019)

Personalization has become a ubiquitous and essential part of systems that help users find relevant information in today’s highly complex information-rich online environments. Machine learning, recommender systems, and user modeling are key enabling technologies that allow intelligent systems to learn from users and adapt their output to users’ needs and preferences. However, there has been a growing recognition that these underlying technologies raise novel ethical, legal, and policy... Read More

9 June 2019 9:00 am (GMT+2)

UMAP 2019, Larnaca, Cyprus

Intelligent User Interfaces for Algorithmic Transparency in Emerging Technologies

The workshop focus is on Algorithmic Transparency (AT) in Emerging Technologies. Naturally, the user interface is where and how the Algorithmic Transparency should occur and the challenge we aim at is how intelligent user interfaces can make a system transparent to its users.   The actual time of the workshop will be confirmed at a later stage.   The workshop outline – submissions The primary goal of this workshop was to gather both an academic and industry... Read More

20 March 2019 9:00 am (PST)

IUI 2019, Los Angeles, USA