Posted on 16/01/2018

So is AI something for my organisation? (Photo:

Combine gaining some insights into current business topics with socialising and networking.

On 22 February, from 6pm, Prof Dr Kaspar Riesen presents a dynamic mini-lecture on Artificial Intelligence (OVR building, Campus Olten. Room  OVR A013 ). An apero follows.

Big data and machine learning has been on everyone’s lips lately, and many companies are wondering if and, most importantly, how these topics could be used to their advantage. In this mini lecture, the topics of machine learning and artificial intelligence are vividly presented and possibilities and limitations of this specific field of research are discussed, including some case examples from current consultancy.

Kaspar Riesen, IT-consultant and lecturer (Photo: © Adrian Moser)

Kaspar Riesen received his MSc and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Bern in 2006 and 2009, respectively. His research interests cover the fields of artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, machine learning and data mining. Kaspar Riesen is the author of two unique books that present thorough introductions to the field of structural pattern recognition. Moreover. his list of publications includes 17 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and more than 50 publications in refereed conference proceedings and edited books. Since 2010 Kaspar Riesen works as a university lecturer and researcher at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland.

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