21st Annual Kingston University BCS Lecture

Kingston & Croydon Branch event

Title:
AI Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Date/Time:
Wednesday 30th November 2005 at 2.00pm

Venue:
Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston. Limited space in Penrhyn Road car park or to the rear off Fassett Road Map. If space available please park and obtain visitor parking sticker from reception to avoid clamping. Map

Speaker:
Professor Nigel Shadbolt, Deputy President of the BCS.

Nigel Shadbolt is a Professor in the Department of Electronics and Computer Science at Southampton University where he carries out basic and applied research in Artificial Intelligence (AI). He is a member of the Intelligence, Agents, Multimedia Group.

His research concentrates on two ends of the spectrum of AI - namely, Knowledge Technologies and Biorobotics.

For fifteen years as Director of the AI Group at the School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham he established an international reputation for work in Knowledge Technologies. In particular developing methods, tools and techniques to support the construction of knowledge-based systems.

Nigel has published some 150 articles on various facets of AI and has written and co-edited four books. Since 1985, Nigel has, singly or jointly, secured and directed 26 research grants worth over £15,500,000.