Justine Cassell, director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute; Noah Smith, associate professor of language technologies and machine learning, and Jeannette Wing, former head of the Computer Science Department, will represent Carnegie Mellon at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, Jan. 23-27.
Cassell will be part of panel discussions titled "STEM + ART = STEAM" and "Man versus Machine." Head of the WEF's Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices, Cassell also will moderate a panel titled "Shared History."
Wing will serve on a panel regarding "Decoding the Digital Gender Divide" and will present an "IdeasLab" session called "Reinforcing Critical Infrastructure with Cyber Experts." She also will discuss computational thinking in a talk titled "An Insight, An Idea with Jeannette Wing" at 10:15 a.m. (EST), Saturday, Jan. 26. A webcast of the talk will be available at http://www.weforum.org/videos/insight-idea-jeanette-wing.
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Watch Cassell discuss her research on learning technologies in a WEF video interview.
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