News archive - May 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Haonan Duan receives Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence

Haonan Duan

Haonan Duan has received a prestigious Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence from the Vector Institute. Valued at $17,500, these master’s-level scholarships recognize promising AI talent in Ontario and support recruitment of top students into AI-related master’s programs to prepare them with the skills and competencies essential to building a strong AI ecosystem.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Ping Yan's latest work is published by Springer

Book cover of Quantitative Methods for Investigating Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Ping Yan's latest work explores systematic treatment of the mathematical underpinnings of work in the theory of outbreak dynamics and their control, covering balanced perspectives between theory and practice including new material on contemporary topics in the field of infectious disease modelling. Learn more about the book.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Quantum and Vassiliev knot invariants

Book cover of An Introduction to Quantum and Vassiliev Knot Invariants

The book "An introduction to Quantum and Vassiliev Knot Variants", written by C&O Distinguished Professor Emeritus David Jackson and Professor Iain Moffatt (University of London), has been published by Springer. Learn more about the book.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Making AI more human is key to widespread acceptance

Female interacting with robot

The key to people trusting and co-operating with artificially intelligent (AI) agents lies in their ability to display human-like emotions, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Jesse Hoey and Robert Freeland receive 2019 Outstanding Recent Contribution in Social Psychology Award

Jesse Hoey

Cheriton School of Computer Science Professor Jesse Hoey has teamed up with Professor Robert Freeland, a sociologist at Wake Forest University, to conduct novel research at the intersection of computer science and social psychology.

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