ARTIFICIAL CREATIVITY AND COGNITIVE SYSTEMS RESEARCHER
Sat. 05.11, 15:00-16:30
Location: Floor 0
Tarek R. Besold is a researcher at the intersection between artificial intelligence, computational creativity, and cognitive systems. Before joining the Digital Media Lab of the University of Bremen in September 2016, he studied mathematics, computer science, and logic in Erlangen, Zaragoza, and Amsterdam, obtained a PhD from the Institute of Cognitive Science in Osnabrück, and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the KRDB Research Centre of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano.
Among others, Tarek was the General Chair of the HLAI 2016 Joint Multi-Conference on Human-Level Artificial Intelligence, and founder and/or organizer of several international workshop series at the intersection between AI and cognitive science. He was co-editor of the book “Computational Creativity Research: Towards Creative Machines”, and serves in different editorial functions for the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), for Frontiers in Psychology: Cognition, and for Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA).