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Barbara McGillivray: Data science and historical texts: modelling meaning change from Ancient Greek to web archives

Over time, new words enter the language, others become obsolete, and existing words acquire new meanings. In Old English thing meant ‘a public assembly’ and now means more generally ‘entity’; chill...

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Naoaki Okazaki: Controllable headline generation

Headline generation is a special type of abstractive summarisation that generates a very short summary (headline) from a news article. Headline generation is reaching a practical level in terms of...

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Philip Howard: Lie Machines: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Good Governance

Artificially intelligent fake accounts attack politicians and public figures on social media. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to promote their outlandish beliefs. Campaigners create...

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How accurate are individuals in judging uncertain quantities? Findings from a novel experimental approach.

Judgements about uncertain quantities are required across all fields of knowledge, such as engineering, health, physics, or forecasting. These are particularly important in fields closely linked to...

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DEFINING THE RESEARCH AGENDA IN MACHINE LEARNING INTERPRETABILITY, EXPLAINABILITY AND TRUSTABILITY

The ability to interpret the predictions of a machine learning model brings about user trust and supports understanding of the underlying processes being modeled. In many application domains, such...

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LEARNING FROM EVERY PATIENT TREATED

The radiotherapy chain has many uncertainties. With the introduction of image guided radiotherapy, setup error and organ motion are no longer limiting treatment accuracy, while biological...

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