2021 Funded PhD and Research Assistantship Openings

At the Signals and Interactive Systems Lab (University of Trento, Italy) we are looking for highly motivated and talented graduate students to join our research team and work on Conversational Artificial Intelligence. Conversational Artificial Intelligence includes the following research areas: - Natural Language Understanding - Conversational Modeling and Systems - Machine Learning - Affective...

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AI Coach: virtual assistant for improving the life of people with ASD

Anffas project in collaboration with UniTrento DISI   “AI Coach” is the new Anffas project realized in partnership with ANGSA (National Association of Parents for People with Autism), also thanks to the contribution of the TIM Foundation. The goal is to create, thanks to an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system, a real virtual coach able to support people with autism spectrum disorders...

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Seminar – September 22, 2021 @ 11:00 am – Operating Room of the Future – Redux

More info at the link   https://webmagazine.unitn.it/en/evento/disi/98005/operating-room-of-the-future-redux  ...

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Autism and emotions: artificial intelligence reveals their neural encodings

Autism and emotions: artificial intelligence reveals their neural encodings

A study shows that facial emotions are encoded in the brains of people with autism (ASD). Published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, the joint University of Trento-Stony Brook University study dismantles some beliefs about brain functioning in people with ASD and opens up new scenarios to improve their relational life. With machine learning, a representation of the neural models that each...

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Alessandra Cervone has successfully defended her PhD on “Computational models of coherence in open-domain dialogue”

Congratulations Dr. Cervone!

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SIGDIAL2020 paper on Dialogue Coherence

Paper...

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