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Friday, April 14, 2017

URI graduates to discuss Artificial Intelligence, robotics | The Providence Journal

"Thursday afternoon event free and open to public", inform


A father and son team who have succeeded in technology entrepreneurship – and who are both graduates of the University of Rhode Island – will discuss artificial intelligence and robotics Thursday at 4:30 p.m. during an event that is free and open to the public, URI announced.

The annual innovation and entrepreneurship lecture features Thomas J. Chisholm, class of 1968, and 1994 graduate T. Brett Chisholm. Successful in other businesses, the two now are co-founders and heads of NeuraFlash, which “provides intelligent, personalized and predictive capabilities to customers utilizing Artificial Intelligence,” according to the university.

Thursday’s discussion, “Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Bots, and the Evolution of Great Customer Service,” will be moderated by Professor Nancy Forster-Holt. The event will be in the Galanti Lounge at of URI’s Robert L. Carothers Library and Learning Commons, 15 Lippitt Road on the Kingston Campus.

The annual Anthony J. Risica Lecture Series features “prominent leaders in engineering and business [sharing] their knowledge with the campus community and public,” according to URI. “The series was established in 2003 with a generous gift from Anthony Risica, a University of Rhode Island engineering alumnus.”

Source: The Providence Journal