Academic Fringe Festival

Simo Hosio

Title: TBD Speaker Biography: Simo Hosio is a social computing scientist, with a background rooted in ubiquitous computing and human-computer interaction. He was appointed as an Associate Professor (tenure track) in the GenZ strategic profiling theme of the University of…

Olga Megorskaya

Title: TBD Speaker Biography: Olga is responsible for providing human-labeled data for all AI projects at Yandex. She is also in charge of implementing crowd-based human-in-the-loop solutions in such areas as software testing, customer support, product localization, generation of content,…

Edith Law

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…

Lora Aroyo – Uncovering Unknown Unknowns in Machine Learning

Abstract: The performance of machine learning (ML) models depends both on the learning algorithms, as well as the data used for training and evaluation. The role of the algorithms is well studied and the focus of a multitude of challenges,…

Elena Simperl – Citizen Science: the data view

Abstract: Citizen science (CS) is about carrying out scientific research and engagement with the help of the public. Many popular initiatives in this space produce data for scientific experiments and involve members of the public who don't have to be…

Catherine D’Ignazio – Data Feminism: Ethics and Action

Abstract: As data are increasingly mobilized in the service of governments and corporations, their unequal conditions of production, their asymmetrical methods of application, and their unequal effects on both individuals and groups have become increasingly difficult for data scientists--and others…

Seda Gürses – Responsible Use of Data

The Academic Fringe Festival is an exciting concoction of invited talks and panel discussions around important themes of research and innovation in Computer Science. This second edition is on "Responsible Use of Data". The series features prominent researchers and practitioners,…

Solon Barocas – Responsible Use of Data

The Academic Fringe Festival is an exciting concoction of invited talks and panel discussions around important themes of research and innovation in Computer Science. This second edition is on "Responsible Use of Data". The series features prominent researchers and practitioners,…

Krishnaram Kenthapadi – Responsible Use of Data

The Academic Fringe Festival is an exciting concoction of invited talks and panel discussions around important themes of research and innovation in Computer Science. This second edition is on "Responsible Use of Data". The series features prominent researchers and practitioners,…

Seda Gürses: Responsible Use of Data

The Academic Fringe Festival is an exciting concoction of invited talks and panel discussions around important themes of research and innovation in Computer Science. This second edition is on "Responsible Use of Data". The series features prominent researchers and practitioners,…

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