Distinguished Lecture Series: Nuria Oliver

March 29, 2023, 3:00 p.m. (CEST)

Mitigating Human and Algorithmic Biases

Time: March 29, 2023, 3:00 p.m. (CEST)
  The talk will take place online on March 29th, 2023, on WebEx (link below).
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The Stuttgart ELLIS Unit is pleased to announce the upcoming ELLIS Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Dr. Nuria Oliver from Data-Pop Alliance/Vodafone Institute! 

Title: Mitigating Human and Algorithmic Biases

In her talk, Nuria will first briefly present ELLIS Alicante, the only ELLIS unit that has been created from scratch as a non-profit research foundation devoted to AI for Social Good. Next, she will present their early work on mitigating both human and algorithmic biases with AI. On the human front, she will describe their research agenda captured in their recent publication at the AAAI Fall Symposium " BIASeD: Bringing Irrationality to Automated System Design". On the algorithmic front, she will present FairShap, a novel pre-processing approach for algorithmic fairness based on Shapley Values (https://arxiv.org/abs/2303.01928).


Nuria Oliver, is co-founder and Director of the ELLIS unit in Alicante, devoted to research on “Humanity-centric Artificial Intelligence” (https://ellisalicante.org). She is also Chief Data Scientist at Data-Pop Alliance, Chief Scientific Advisor at the Vodafone Institute and co-founder and vice-president of ELLIS (The European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems). She is a Telecommunications Engineer from the UPM and holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Between March 2020 and April 2022, she was named Commissioner for the President of the Valencian Region on AI Strategy and Data Science to fight COVID-19. She led at team with ~20 data scientists and co-lead the winning team of the
XPRIZE Pandemic Response Challenge. Nuria is the only Spanish researcher recognized by the ACM as Distinguished Scientist (2015) and Fellow (2017) at the same time. She is also a Fellow of the IEEE (2017) and the European Association for Artificial Intelligence (2016). She has received an Honorary Doctorate from the Miguel Hernandez University (2018). Dr. Oliver is an elect member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering (2018), Academia Europaea (2016) and SIGCHI Academy (2018), where she is the only Spanish scientist.

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