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Digital Week 2020
Digital Week 1 - Can AI understand humans? with Prof. Siegfried Handschuh
Executive School Webinar Week, Slot 1 with Prof. Dr. Sigfried Handschuh

The online session will include a 20-25 minute presentation and a subsequent live Q&A. All webinars are free but registration is required. Everybody who registers will receive a link to the recording of the webinar.

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Siegfried Handschuh
Prof. Dr. @Institute of Computer Science at the University of St.Gallen
Prof. Dr. Siegfried Handschuh is Full Professor of Data Science at the Institute of Computer Science at the University of St.Gallen. He studied Computer Science in Ulm and Information Science in Konstanz. He received his doctorate from the University of Karlsruhe (now: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology). His PhD thesis was in collaboration with Stanford University as part of the American DARPA DAML project. Prof. Handschuh spent eight years in Ireland, where he led the Knowledge Discovery Unit at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics in Galway. He worked with multinational companies such as HP, SAP, IBM, Motorola, Cisco, Avaya, British Telecom, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Thales and Elsevier Publishing. He also did research on the Digital Aristotle project, which was funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. His teaching at the University of St. Gallen focuses on Data Science (Data Engineering, Data Analytics, Machine Learning) and Natural Language Processing.