E49 Owen Conlan, Associate Professor at Trinity College Dublin & ADAPT Centre

    Welcome to episode 49 of the AI Ireland podcast, the show that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

    In the run-up to the 2019 AI Awards, our goal is to share with you the insights of this year’s sponsors to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland.

    Today’s guest is Owen Conlan, who is an Associate Professor at the School of Computer Science and Statistics in Trinity College Dublin. He is also an internationally recognised researcher and thought leader in the field of Personalised Visualisation at the ADAPT Centre.

    The ADAPT Research Centre focuses on developing next-generation digital technologies that aim to enhance people’s lives by helping to analyse, personalise and deliver digital data more effectively for businesses and individuals. We are delighted to have the ADAPT Centre on board with us once again for the 2019 AI Awards.

    In the show, Owen will discuss:

    • His work within personalisation at the ADAPT Centre
    • The challenge of using AI to enhance the user experience
    • The role of Explainable AI and ethics
    • Business problems they help solve, such as their work within Digital Media
    • Future AI trends he sees in the near future



    To find out more about Owen and the work at the ADAPT Centre, check out the website www.adaptcentre.ie. You can also follow them on Twitter @adaptcentre and connect with Owen on Linkedin.

    What did you make of Owen’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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