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Round Table: Humans, machine and data: what’s the future of artificial intelligence?


Event details

Date and time 15.09.2019 11:0012:30  
Place and room
Speaker Daniela Cerqui Ducret (UNIL), Frédéric Kaplan, Jamie Paik, Sabine Süsstrunk, Martin Vetterli
Category Conferences - Seminars

With humanity depending more on more on modern machines and personalized data, how is artificial intelligence being used to our advantage, or disadvantage, in everyday life?  Can owners of artificial intelligence and data be trusted?  Experts from French-speaking Switzerland in data analysis, robotics and society, debate the relevance of AI in their own research and implications for society.

Round Table in French

Moderation: Anne Laure Gannac, RTS journalist


11 am - 12:30 am : Round Table
12:30 am - 1 pm : Musical conference « AI & Music »

This roundtable is followed by a concert that combines artificial intelligence and creativity. The Ada String Quartet plays an entirely new repertoire, composed by a musical composition tool. Discover the functioning and limits of algorithms that generate music. This project is the result of the Neuromimetic Computation Laboratory led by Wulfram Gerstner and presented by Florian Colombo, PhD assistant.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


  • Collège des Humanités & Faculté IC


  • Virginie Martin Nunez


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