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February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Speaker Biography: Edith Law is an Associate Professor at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at University of Waterloo. Her research focuses on how people can enhance intelligent systems (e.g., human-in-the-loop systems, crowdsourcing) as well as how people can make sense of intelligent systems, including issues related to transparency, engagement, trust and collaboration. She is interested in developing technologies that leverage the AI-people partnership to tackle more complex problems in business, science and medicine.
She is part of the Human Computer Interaction Lab. Her work is funded by NSERC Discovery Grant, NSERC-CIHR Collaborative Health Research Project (CHRP) as well as the CFI-JELF program.
Previously, she was a CRCS postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Machine Learning from Carnegie Mellon University in 2012.