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Affective Computing - Rosalind Picard from MIT Media Lab/Burnell Symposium

Rosalind Picard, Sc.D., is founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Laboratory, co-founder of Affectiva, Inc., providing Emotion AI technology, and co-founder and chief scientist of Empatica, Inc., creators of the first FDA-cleared smart watch using AI in neurology for monitoring and alerting to seizures. Picard is author or co-author of over three hundred peer-reviewed scientific articles in signal processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning, human-computer interaction, affective computing, and neurology. She is known internationally for her book, Affective Computing, which helped launch the field by that name. She was a founding member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Wearable Information Systems, helping boot up research on wearable computing in the 90's. Picard is a fellow of the IEEE and an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering. She holds a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and Masters and Doctorate degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. Picard leads research developing AI/machine learning algorithms, analytics, and sensors in order to improve human health and wellbeing

Talk at 4:30
Panel at 5:30
Reception at 6:00

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 4:30am to 6:30am

CornellTech Bloomberg Center, Room 161

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Healthcare Policy & Research


Education, Research, Patient Care



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