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Computational Social Choice

Explaining voting outcomes with AI

Arthur Boixel and Ulle Endriss use AI to explain voting outcomes. How? Just like you would solve a sudoku. This video explains more.

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Natural Language Processing

Lightening up the black box

Dieuwke Hupkes reflects on her PhD in the fast-moving field of natural language processing. Artificial neural networks are not only computational tools – they can also teach us something about the human brain.

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Computational Social Choice

Why no voting system is fair and how AI can help

How to combine individual points of view to find the best possible compromise? This might seem trivial. But in fact, it’s really hard to answer! This video explains why.

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Music Cognition

Music in our genes

Newborns perceive rhythm, chimpanzees dance to music and pigeons can distinguish Bach from Stravinsky. The root of human musicality lies in our genes. An interview with music scientist Henkjan Honing.

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Quantum Computing

Quantum computing in quarantine

Berkeley, January to May 2020. The Who’s who in Quantum Computing and cryptography is coming together to discuss cutting-edge research. An interview with quantum expert Chris Schaffner.

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Digital Humanities

The pandemic through people’s eyes

Many claim that the pandemic we are living through is a historical event. But which story will be told about it? Tobias Blanke and Julia Noordegraaf want to take a look at the crisis through the lens of individual experiences.

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Digital Humanities

How Corona is changing science

The flood of information about the COVID-19 pandemic is overwhelming. But which sources are relevant? Researcher Giovanni Colavizza uses artificial intelligence to bring structure into the science related to COVID-19.