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E32 Oisin Boydell, Principal Data Scientist with CeADAR Ireland

Oisin Boydell, Principal Data Scientist with CeADAR, the Centre for Applied Data Analytics Research at UCD will tell you about some of his interesting work in Deep Learning, advancements in XAI, future projects and where he thinks AI is heading in the next few years

Welcome to episode 32 of the AI Ireland podcast, the show that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland.

Today’s guest is Oisin Boydell. Oisin is the Principal Data Scientist with CeADAR, the Centre for Applied Data Analytics Research at UCD. Oisin is responsible for leading the data analytics research team in carrying out industry directed research in collaboration with industry partners. His areas of expertise include machine learning, deep learning, real-time analytics and data stream processing, text mining and NLP, recommender systems and social media analytics.

In this episode today, Oisin will tell you about:

  • His background in Computer Science
  • CeADAR’s mission to bridge the gap between research and industry
  • His exciting work in Deep Learning
  • Examples  of what Deep Learning is solving in the real-world
  • Is Deep Learning the future of AI?
  • The advances being made with XAI
  • Interesting projects coming up at CeADAR in the near future



What did you make of Oisin’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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AI Awards 2018 Finalists Revealed!!
Connecting Ireland’s AI ecosystem for a higher purpose

A big congratulations to the 24 finalists who have been shortlisted for the inaugural AI Awards. We wish them the best of luck at the Shortlist Presentations which will take place at the Gibson Hotel this Friday, 28 September.

The AI Awards is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting, advancing and rewarding corporate and academic excellence in Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation, research & development and products.

It is our mission to support the AI community by recognising the hard work and dedication of those working in the field and to help promote and market Ireland globally as the first-choice home for AI investment and job creation in research and product development.

You can see the full list of this year’s finalists by clicking here

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AI Ireland's mission is to increase the use of AI for the benefit of our society, our competitiveness, and for everyone living in Ireland.

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