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Dr Claire Taylor to speak about Artificial Intelligence at DSEI 2017


As DSEI 2017 prepares to open its doors on 12 September, we're showcasing a series of QinetiQ experts who will be taking to the stage to share their knowledge with the industry.

DSEI 2017

Dr Claire Taylor, Senior Consultant for QinetiQ in Artificial Intelligence, will join David Tagg-Oram from the Royal Navy IW on stage as part of the techUK panel at DSEI.

The panel will discuss the potential benefits and challenges posed by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) within UK Defence. The panel will look into the operational and business improvement imperatives for integrating AI and ML, as well as the ethical and chain of command considerations for doing so. Both traditional and non-traditional defence suppliers will be represented on the panel, alongside key Ministry of Defence (MOD) stakeholders responsible for bringing AI and ML into future MOD projects and programmes.

Dr Claire Taylor is expertly positioned to join this panel with her background and experience in the domains of machine learning, data and text mining, and heuristic optimisation, having authored over twenty publications, and two patents. She is a technical leader with expertise in novel algorithm development and COTS tool applications to solve complex problems. Claire has been awarded a QinetiQ Fellowship for technical innovation in the application of machine learning and advanced analytics for a diverse range of topic areas including software vulnerability detection, intelligence analysis, healthcare and airworthiness. She has a PhD in machine learning and is a Visiting Fellow at Bristol University, where she lectures on machine learning.

The seminar session is taking place from 1500-1600 on Thursday 14 September in the East Theatre within the Innovation stream at DSEI, The ExCel, London.

Keep an eye on our Twitter feed throughout DSEI week, 12-15 September, for the latest news, demonstrations and all the live action from the show floor.