Key note speakers

Peter Nordin Perspectives on artificial intelligence in a business environment
Peter Nordin has a Ph.D. in Computer Science at University of Dortmund (1997). His current research includes commercial robotic software. Nordin is well know for his many contributions to evolutionary computation, including its use for robots, induction of mathematical proofs, and speech and vision recognition. He has started more than ten high-tech companies based on his research. Peter Nordin listed by the Swedish Trade Council as one of Sweden's 12 most influential contemporary inventors.
Michael Wooldridge Playing Games with Games
Michael Wooldridge is a full Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Liverpool. His main area is in the use of formal methods of one kind or another for specifying and reasoning about multiagent systems, and computational complexity in multiagent systems. He has been active in multiagent system reseach since 1989 and has published more that 250 articles in the area. He is one of the most well known and influential people in the field.
Ashwin Ram User-Generated AI for Interactive Digital Entertainment
Dr. Ashwin Ram is an Associate Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, an Associate Professor of Cognitive Science, an Adjunct Professor in the School of Psychology, and an Adjunct Professor at Emory University. He is the Director of Georgia Tech's Cognitive Computing Lab. His research areas are within AI and cognitive science, in particular on knowledge-based machine learning, CBR, cognitive modeling, and natural language processing. His current focus is on AI for computer games and virtual worlds, healthcare informatics, and educational technologies. He has founded three Georgia Tech spinoff companies.


Finn V. Jensen Probabilistic Decision Graphs for optimization under Uncertainty
Finn V. Jensen is a full professor at Aalborg university, Denmark where he leads the machine intelligence group. He is widely known for his work on probabilistic graphical models, in particular on Bayesian networks.
Thomas Ågotnes Coordinating multi-agent systems using social laws
Thomas Ågotnes is an associate professor at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies at the University of Bergen, Norway. Since his PhD in 2004 Agotnes has worked and published extensively in multi-agent systems and related areas. Ågotnes is an active member of the international multi-agent systems community. He is a member of the board of directors of the European Association for Multi-Agent Systems (EURAMAS), was the general chair of STAIRS 2010, and has served on the senior PC and the PC of several editions of AAMAS as well as most related conferences and workshops.

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