Talk by Dr Hisham Al-Assam at the U3A Science & Technology Group Meeting

2 March 2017

Dr Hisham Al-Assam was invited to give a talk at the Buckingham U3A Science & Technology Group Meeting, The Royal Latin School, Buckingham, on 1 March 2017.

The aim of the talk titled “Machine Learning – Current and Future Applications” was to provide the audience with a general introduction to different state-of-art methodologies in machine learning. Dr Al-Assam explained the general concepts behind the past, current, and future machine learning approaches, and highlighted the recent advances including the so called ‘deep learning’. He then presented a number of real examples based on some of the latest research projects being conducted at the Department of Applied Computing. The talk was closed by a general discussion on the future of machine learning applications.