Cyprus Center for Algorithmic Transparency – CyCAT announces its next seminar on: “Recommender Systems as the Lens of Life” with Frank Hopfgartner, Senior Lecturer in Data Science at Sheffield University, UK.
The webinar will be held on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 15:00 (GMT +3) and is intended to engage researchers, academics and students. The 45-minute presentation will be followed by a 15-minute open discussion.
About CyCAT and the series:The Cyprus Center for Algorithmic Transparency (CyCAT) is hosted at the Open University of Cyprus, the second public university in Cyprus and the only one dedicated to open and distance education. We collaborate with other researchers internationally and have recently teamed up with four leading universities across Europe and Israel through an H2020 Twinning grant. Our team holds key expertise in the algorithmic processes involved in information access, user interactions with algorithmic systems, user-system interaction, as well as the social and cultural implications of algorithmic processes.The CyCAT research seminar series is open to participants worldwide. Its goal is to promote the understanding of algorithmic transparency and accountability, and to network with other professionals and researchers working in the area.
WHERE: The seminar is hosted online through the OUC’s video platform https://video.ouc.ac.cy The live link will be sent to participants, after submitting the registration form: https://forms.gle/ZAcPonZwMZvvuSgA8
Participation in the seminar is free. Certificates of attendance will be awarded upon request.
CyCAT has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No. 810105.
24 May 2019 3:00 pm (GMT+3)
Dr Frank Hopfgartner, Information School of University of Sheffield