Michael Rovatsos

University of Edinburgh

Professor of Artificial Intelligence

Speaker Biography

Michael Rovatsos is Professor of AI at the University of Edinburgh, and Director of the Bayes Centre, the University’s innovation hub for Data Science and AI. He also represents the University at the Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for Data Science and AI.

His research interests are in Artificial Intelligence with a specific focus on multiagent systems, i.e. systems where either artificial or human agents collaborate or compete with each other. His involvement in large interdisciplinary projects has led to a major shift of his research agenda toward ethical AI over the last five years, where he focuses on developing intelligent decision-making algorithms and platform architectures that support the moral values of their human stakeholders.

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