Events

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.

Profiling humans, profiling bots, profiling you.


Author profiling studies how language is shared by people. This helps in identifying aspects such as gender, age, native language, or even personality. Author profiling is a problem of growing importance in forensics, security, and marketing. E.g., from a forensic linguistics perspective one would like being able to know the profile of the author of a harassing text message; from a marketing viewpoint, companies may be interested in knowing, on the basis of the analysis of blogs and... Read More


14 November 2019 10:00 am (GMT)

Julia House, 21612, CY1591, Themistokli Dervi 3, Nicosia 1066


Speakers:

Paolo Rosso, Professor, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain and member of the PRHLT research center

1 hour



CyCAT Webinar: Toward Measuring Viewpoint Diversity in News Consumption


Cyprus Center for Algorithmic Transparency – CyCAT continues its online seminar series, with a presentation by Dr. Nava Tintarev, Assistant Professor at TU Delft. The  “Toward Measuring Viewpoint Diversity in News Consumption” will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 13.30 (GMT) / 15:30 (Cyprus) and is intended to engage researchers, academics, students and developers. The 1-hour presentation will be followed by a 15-minute open discussion.   Presentation... Read More


9 June 2019 3:30 pm (GMT+3)

Workshop @ UMAP 2019, 9-12 June, Larnaca, Cyprus


Speakers:

Dr. Nava Tintarev, Assistant Professor at TU Delft.

1 hour



Artificial Intelligence, the Popular Imaginary, and New Inequalities


Abstract The quest for singularity through Artificial Intelligence is often heralded as the ultimate frontier of technological advancement. However, with the techno-scientific breakthroughs moving at an increasingly fast velocity, the ethical, environmental, and human-oriented impact is often neglected. This talk aims to approach A.I., machine learning, and algorithmic culture from an Arts and Humanities-oriented perspective in order to propose a more interdisciplinary accompaniment to... Read More


26 September 2019 10:00 am (GMT+3)

RISE, PwC Julia House, Nicosia (Ground Floor)


Speakers:

Dr. Marina Hassapopoulou, Department of Cinema Studies, New York University (NYU)

1 hour