Titler og abstracts

Institutleder for DIKU, professor Mads Nielsen

Hvor er DIKU på vej hen?

Gennem de seneste år som leder af Image-sektionen på DIKU har Mads forsket i forskellige aspekter af medicinsk billedanalyse til diagnosticering af sygdomme, fortrinsvis at kunne afdække brystkræft på et tidligt stadium. Mads har sideløbende hermed etableret startup-virksomheden BiomeIQ, der leverer services inden for medicinsk billedanalyse til sundhedssektoren. Mads overtog roret for DIKU 1. januar 2016.

CEO and co-founder of Sitecore/Michael Seifert/

From Entrepreneur to Unicorn

Sitecore is a global leader in experience management software and its platform is uniquely positioned as the most strategic and critical for digital marketing globally. Michael Seifert, co-founder and CEO of Sitecore, will let you in on the exciting journey, from the early business plan discussions with the co-founders in a small kitchen to being the first unicorn business in Denmark, with EQT’s investment of EUR 1 billion.

Professor Anders Søgaard

Real-world natural language processing

Natural language processing (NLP) is about inducing models of linguistic behavior for automatically processing and generating text and speech. Over the last ten years, NLP has moved out of the lab, into the real world. Industry and academia have begun to focus on important applications and challenges arising from the needs and behavior of our users, rather than from academic benchmarks. This has led researchers to focus on more languages and lingustic varieties, as well as new types of text and speech, and it has become increasingly clear that our academic benchmarks, as well as the resources from which we induced our models, were severely biased. In this talk, I present the research horizons today, and where I think the field is going…

IT-blogger Dorte Toft

"Hva' ska' vi med kvinder...."

Spørgsmålet møder Dorte ofte som ivrig fortaler for flere kvinder i datalogi, i ingeniørfag og andre STEM-fag. Hun møder også spørgsmålet, hver gang det dokumenteres frem, at medier stort set ledes og skrives af mænd om mænd. Til DIKU Alumnedag vil Dorte tage et livtag med holdninger, der både går på, at alt er kvindernes egen skyld, og på at det er fordomme, gamle privilegier og prioriteringer, der spænder ben i de to brancher. Og så kommer der måske også lidt om varm luft, svindel, overvågning og demokrati i it-alderen.