Double-Distributed Architecture: A Culture-mimetic Approach for Designing Resilient Sustainable Systems

Professor Saadi Lahlou, Chair in Social Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Director of the Paris Institute of Advanced Study will describe in very practical terms how to design such DDA (double-distributed architectures) systems inspired by cultural evolution.

Designing In-situ Interaction with Ubiquitous Robots

Lawrence Kim is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University where he is advised by Sean Follmer. His research lies at the intersection of human-computer interaction, robotics, and haptics with a focus on studying the interaction with multi-robot systems. He has received best paper and best paper honorable mention awards at CHI and UIST, and a Fast Company's honorable mention award in Innovation by Design. He is also a recipient of a Samsung Scholarship.

Research at the Service of Free Knowledge

Leila Zia is a Principal Research Scientist and the Head of the Research team at the Wikimedia Foundation, the foundation that operates Wikipedia and its sister projects. Her research interests include quantifying and addressing the gaps of knowledge in Wikipedia and Wikidata, understanding Wikipedia's readers, and studying the contributor diversity on Wikimedia projects. She received her PhD from Stanford University in Management Science and Engineering.

Intelligent Agents, the Knowledge Graph and Open Data for Learning

Mark Musen is Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Stanford University, where he is Director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research. Dr. Musen conducts research related to intelligent systems, reusable ontologies, metadata for publication of scientific data sets, and biomedical decision support. His group developed Protégé, the world’s most widely used technology for building […]