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Distinguished Lecture by Keeley Crockett

3 October 2018

Time: 3:00 - 4:00pm
Venue: Queen Mary, Mile End campus: Bancroft Road Lecture Theatre BR 3.01

Part of our Distinguished Lecture series

The lecture will be preceded at 2.45pm by tea & coffee, and followed by a reception - both in the Informatics Hub.

Speaker: Keeley Crockett - Reader in Computational Intelligence in the School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology, Manchester Metropolitan University

Biography:

Keeley Crockett is a Reader in Computational Intelligence in the School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK. She is a knowledge engineer and has worked with companies to provide business rule automation with natural language interfaces using conversational agents. She is Senior Artificial Intelligence Scientist consultant for Silent Talker Ltd. She is currently a member of the IEEE Task Force on Ethical and Social Implications of Computational Intelligence and has a strong focus on ethically aligned design in the context of intelligent systems development. Her main research interests include fuzzy decision trees, semantic similarity algorithms, semantic text based clustering, conversational agents, fuzzy natural language processing, semantic similarity measures, and AI for psychological profiling. Currently the Principal Investigator (MMU) on the H2020 funded project iBorderCtrl – Intelligent Smart Border Control and Co-Investigator a UK Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Service Power. She is the currently Chair of IEEE WIE UKI and Vice-Chair of the IEEE Women into Computational Intelligence Society.

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