Events
13 June 2022 - 17 June 2022

The innovative training network (ITN) on "learninG, pRocessing, And oPtimising shapES" (GRAPES), funded by the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, with 17 partners from all over Europe, will come to Lugano for its second doctoral school, hosted by the Faculty of Informatics and organized by Prof. Hormann. Keynote speakers from all over the world will come to USI's Campus Est to participate in the second GRAPES doctoral school. The thematic focus of the event is on Computer-Aided Design in its broadest sense, covering the historical development of the field, latest research results, applications, and the relevance for industry.
East Campus - Room D1.14

1 June 2022 - 4 June 2022

In memory of the Federal Councillor Stefano Franscini, a native ofTicino, the Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF), hosted at Monte Verità in Ascona, provide a meeting platform for scientific exchange. Prof. Hormann is organizing an international CSF workshop on the interdisciplinary topic of generalized barycentric coordinates. From June 1 to June 4, researchers from all over the world will flock to the Monte Verità to discuss the latest discoveries in the theoryof generalized barycentric coordinates and their applications in computer graphics and computational mechanics.
Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Ascona

18 May 2022

On Wednesday 18 May, the prize-giving ceremony of the Wiki-Science Competition 2021 will take place in the Auditorium of the West Campus of Università della Svizzera italiana (USI). A report by the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence USI-SUPSI won the "Image sets" section.
Auditorium West Campus - USI

9 May 2022 - 18 May 2022

AIDD is a European Project which aims at training and preparing a new generation of scientists who have skills both in machine learning and in chemistry and can advance medicinal chemistry. In this context IDSIA USI-SUPSI is proud to host and co-organise the first Summer School on advanced Machine Learning for Drug Discovery.
East Campus USI-SUPSI, Lugano-Viganello

5 May 2022 - 6 May 2022

From May 4th to 6th, the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA), will host at the East Campus of Lugano-Viganello the annual meeting of the European COST action INNOGLY, a European research action aimed at creating research networks to develop knowledge on the function of glycans in different biological contexts.
East Campus, Lugano - Viganello

29 April 2022

In the past few years, Reinforcement Learning (RL) has achieved significant breakthroughs and its intersection with practical applications has become more and more relevant.
East Campus USI-SUPSI, Lugano

30 March 2022

Understanding mental illnesses requires looking at a variety of different factors contributing to the development, persistence, and treatment of mental illness. That is, scientists must take into account the role of, e.g., behavioral, psychological, neurophysiological, genetic, pharmacological and environmental influences on psychopathology. To integrate real-world data regarding such varied factors, complex computational models have been raising high hopes. In this talk, I shall examine the vices and virtues of recent multiplex approaches for grasping psychopathology.
Room D1.06, Sector D, first floor, Campus Est, USI-SUPSI, Lugano-Viganello

AI is growing to play an increasingly important role in the decision environments of human agents. One of the key challenges here is AI influence - an aspect that seems largely unaddressed in current debates around AI Ethics. In this talk, I aim to shed some light on the notion of AI influence and the problems that surround it. In the first part of this talk, I will outline what exactly I mean by AI influence. For this, I will introduce what I call the objectivity-fallacy, and will differentiate between cases of intended and unintended AI influence. The second part of this talk will then focus on the ethical implications of unintended AI influence. I hope to emphasise an important change in the power dynamics in human-AI interaction, and will outline how unintended AI influence changes the roles and thereto related responsibilities in human-AI interaction.
Room B1.12, Sector B, first floor, Campus Est, USI-SUPSI, Lugano-Viganello

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