Dr. Noam Slonim is a Distinguished Engineer at IBM Research AI. He received his doctorate from the Interdisciplinary Center for Neural Computation at the Hebrew University and held a post-doc position at the Genomics Institute at Princeton University. Noam joined the IBM Haifa Research Lab in 2007, and in 2011 he proposed to develop Project Debater. He has been serving as the Principal Investigator of the project since then. Noam published around 60 peer reviewed articles, focusing on the last few years on advancing the emerging field of Computational Argumentation. Finally, Noam used to have a secondary career as a TV script writer. Coincidentally, or not, in a sitcom he co-created back in 1998, the last episode was focused on competitive debates.
Screening followed by a discussion with AI researchers and the film team, which will be available on webcast.cineglobe.ch from 22h00. The discussion will be open to questions from the Globe audience as well as to those joining online. The films are presented in VO/ST-FR, but the discussion will take place in English. The Debater: After Noam Slonim’s […]