The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg (UJ), Prof Tshildzi Marwala will form part of a group of 15 top-level scholars, from a broad range of disciplines, such as biology, geology, history, law, neuroscience, brain development; computer science and engineering, who will explore the advancement of memory at the the Collège de France in Paris.
From 5 to 7 April 2018, the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, CIFAR and the Collège de France will host an invitation-only meeting of exceptional international scholars to explore new areas for cutting-edge inter-disciplinary research on the broad topic of memory.
Prof Marwala's talk will focus on Symbolic Artificial Intelligence (AI); Computational Intelligence; and how AI can be applied for the greater good.
Being an institution that prides itself on its accessible excellence, UJ is fast establishing itself as an institution of global excellence and world-class stature. To this end, Prof Marwala will also highlight that the underlying technology of the fourth industrial revolution is AI and how the University is exploring ways to incorporate technology into business solutions for a new generation, as part of the University's drive to further establish itself as a leading educational AI hub in Africa.
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