OFAI 2022 Lecture Series (29 June – 16 November 2022)


The Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI) is
delighted to announce its 2022 Lecture Series, featuring an eclectic
lineup of internal and external speakers.
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The talks are intended to familiarize attendees with the latest research
developments in AI and related fields, and to forge new connections with
those working in other areas.
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Most lectures (see prospective schedule below) will take place on
Wednesdays at 18:30 Central European (Summer) Time. All lectures will
be held online via Zoom; in-person attendance at OFAI is also possible
for certain lectures. Talks typically last from 30 to 50 minutes and
are followed by up to 30 minutes for questions.
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Attendance is open to the public and free of charge. No registration is
required.
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Connection details for the individual talks will be sent out via our
usual mailing list (subscribe at https://www.ofai.at/newsletter.html)
and will also be posted at https://www.ofai.at/lectures.
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Schedule:
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29 June 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Scott Patterson (McGill University)
Domesticating Wealth Inequality: Hybrid Discourse Analysis of UN General
Assembly Speeches, 1971–2018
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6 July 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Pamela Breda (independent artist)
Feeling for Nonexsistent Beings
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13 July 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Brigitte Krenn (OFAI)
Robots as Social Agents: Between Construct and Reality
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20 July 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Tristan Miller (OFAI)
What’s in a Pun? Assessing the Relationship Between Phonological and
Semantic Distance and Perceived Funniness of Punning Jokes
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27 August 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Katrien Beuls (Universite de Namur)
Title to be announced
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7 September 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Steffen Eger (Bielefeld University)
Text Generation for the Humanities
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14 September 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Antti Arppe (University of Alberta)
Finding Words that Aren’t There: Using Word Embeddings to Improve
Dictionary Search for Low-resource Languages
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21 September 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Roman Pflugfelder (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology)
Title to be announced
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28 September 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Raphael Deimel (TU Wien)
Towards Intuitive Object Handovers Between Humans and Robots
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5 October 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Christoph Scheepers (University of Glasgow)
The “Crossword Effect” in Free Word Recall: A Retrieval Advantage for
Words Encoded in Line with their Spatial Associations
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12 October 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Karen Fort (Sorbonne Université)
Title to be announced
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19 October 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Benjamin Roth (University of Vienna)
Evaluation and Learning with Structured Test Sets
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25 October 2022 @ 18:30 CEST
Peter Hallman (OFAI)
Comparatives in Arabic
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2 November 2022 @ 18:30 CET
Stephanie Gross (OFAI)
Title to be announced
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9 November 2022 @ 18:30 CET
Bernhard Pfahringer (University of Waikato)
The World is not IID: Learning from Data Streams to the Rescue
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16 November 2022 @ 18:30 CET
Paolo Petta (OFAI)
Title and abstract to be announced
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Oesterreichisches Forschungsinstitut fuer Artificial Intelligence (OFAI)
der OSGK
Freyung 6/6/7, A-1010 Wien
Tel: +43-1-5336112-17, Fax: +43-1-5336112-77, Email: sec@ofai.at