AIRU team attends IJCAI 2023

October 2023 — Several members of the AIRU team attended the 32nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2023) from 19th August to 25th August 2023 in Macao, SAR. IJCAI is the premier international gathering of researchers in AI. The conference is a venue for researchers to present their latest findings and developments in AI. It covers a broad range of topics, including machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, robotics, and more.

UCT and AIRU Delegation at IJCAI
The delegation from AIRU and the University of Cape Town at the Conference. From left to right: Tezira Wanyana, Frances Gillis-Webber, Eleanor Kedem, Victoria Chama, Mbithe Nzomo, Prof. Deshen Moodley, Tharien Potgieter (kneeling), Prof. Tommie Meyer, Toky Raboanary (of the KEEN Team), and Clayton Baker.

AIRU made the following contributions to the conference:

Posters from the AIRU team
From left to right: Clayton Baker (“Predictive Modelling of Human Reasoning Using AGM Belief Revision”), Eleanor Kedem (“Quantum Inspired Annealing”) and Frances Gillis-Webber (“Modelling Localised Representations of an OWL Ontology”).
Posters from the AIRU team
From left to right: Mbithe Nzomo (“An Agent-Based Architecture for Sensor-Based Personal Health Monitoring”), Tezira Wanyana (“Using An Ontology for Analogical Modelling in Theory Construction: A Case of Domestic Electricity Consumption”), and Victoria Chama (“Explanation for Defeasible Entailment”).