This event has been rescheduled, the new time and date is shown below.
  • Date and time: Wednesday 8 March 2023, 6pm to 7pm
  • Location: In-person only
    Room PZA/103, Piazza Building, Campus East, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to alumni, staff, students, the public
  • Admission: Free admission

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Department of Computer Science Inaugural Lecture

We humans are often described as ‘very visual creatures’, able to exploit the rich information in our special visual world. Can we build machines that learn to do the same? Nick will describe how computer vision is impacting a wide range of sectors from healthcare to safety and security - from sports, games and entertainment to industrial automation. Using a selection of computer vision projects that he has worked on at York, he will attempt to convey why the field is interesting, challenging and important - and what it promises for the future.