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Modeling others for cooperation under imperfect information

Nieves Montes PhD Student at Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA-CSIC) This research visit will focus on models for empathetic software agents. This means embedding autonomous agents with the ability to model their peers and understand the reasons behind their behaviour. This work is to enhance the performace of agents in cooperative tasks, where they need …

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Conformal Inference for multivariate, complex, and heterogeneous data

Marcos Matabuena University of Santiago de Compostela In this project, in collaboration with Gábor Lugosi (UPF), we propose new uncertainty quantification methods based on the design of new Conformal Inference strategies for complex data that arise in modern personalized medicine applications. The new uncertainty methods can examine the reliability and safety of results obtained with …

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Neuro-symbolic integration for graph data

Manfred Jaeger Associated Professor at Aalborg University From Social networks to bibliographic databases: many important real-world phenomena consist of networks of connected entities. The mathematical model of such networks is that of a graph, which in its basic form just consists of a collection of nodes that are connected by edges. To model the rich …

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Private Continual Learning from a Stream of Pretrained Models

Antonio Carta Post-doc at Pisa University Learning continually from non-stationary data streams is a challenging research topic of growing popularity in the last few years. Being able to learn, adapt and generalize continually, in an efficient, effective and scalable way appears to be fundamental for a more sustainable development of Artificial Intelligent systems. However, access …

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Matheuristic Techniques for Timetabling Problems

Roberto Maria Rosati PhD Student in Information Engineering at University of Udine Recently, matheuristics have emerged as a promising research branch in combinatorial optimization. Thanks to this collaboration supported by TAILOR connectivity fund, we will design and apply novel matheuristic techniques to a variety of timetabling problems that are under investigation at University of Udine. …

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1st International Joint Conference on Learning & Reasoning

Nikos Katzouris National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” The rapid progress in machine learning has been the primary reason for a fresh look in the transformative potential of AI as a whole during the past decade. A crucial milestone for taking full advantage of this potential is the endowment of algorithms that learn from experience …

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Trustworthy and sample efficient computer vision

Mohammadreza Amirian Research assistant, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) After the breakthrough of transformers in the context of natural language processing, these models are now being adapted for computer vision and image classification tasks. Transformer-based models showed at least equal descriptive properties compared with convolutional models, however, initial specimen required a larger amount of …

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Conflict Resolution Algorithm for the Ethics of AI

Réka Markovich Post-doctoral Researcher at Luxemburg University The ethical rules for the so-called moral behavior of AI tools are a major concern, and each AI tool has multiple stakeholders with possibly different moral backgrounds and expectations. How should we decide whose moral expectations these tools should meet? Réka Markovich’s research stay, financed by the TAILOR …

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