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Rohan Kumar Yadav of the Faculty of Engineering and Science at the University of Agder has submitted his thesis entitled «Interpretable Architectures and Algorithms for Natural Language Processing» and will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Monday 28 November 2022.
He has followed the PhD programme in Engineering and Science at UiA, with Specialisation in Information- and Communication Technologies (ICT).
The trial lecture and the public defence will take place on campus in Auditorium C2 041, Campus Grimstad, and online via the Zoom conferencing app - registration link below.
Associate Professor Morgan Konnestad, Department of Information and communication technology, Faculty of Engineering and Science, University of Agder, will chair the disputation.
Given topic for trial lecture: «Are AI systems soon ready to replace journalists and authors?»
Thesis Title: «Interpretable Architectures and Algorithms for Natural Language Processing»
Search for the thesis in AURA - Agder University Research Archive, a digital archive of scientific papers, theses and dissertations from the academic staff and students at the University of Agder.
The Candidate: Rohan Kumar Yadav (1993, Siraha, Nepal) BE from Anna University, India (2015) ME from Chosun University, South-Korea (2019) Present position: Data Scientist at Kobler As, Oslo, Norway.
First opponent: Senior Assistant Professor, Tommaso Caselli, PhD, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen, Nederland
Second opponent: Professor Jim Tørresen, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway
Associate Professor Nadia Noori, Department of Information and communication technology, Faculty of Engineering and Science, University of Agder, is appointed as the administrator for the assessment committee.
The disputation is open to the public, but to follow the trial lecture and the public defence online, transmitted via the Zoom conferencing app, you have to register as an audience member on this link:
A Zoom-link will be returned to you. (Here are introductions for how to use Zoom: support.zoom.us if you cannot join by clicking on the link.)
We ask online audience members to join the virtual trial lecture at 10:05 at the earliest and the public defense at 12:05 at the earliest. After these times, you can leave and rejoin the meeting at any time. Further, we ask online audience members to turn off their microphone and camera and keep them turned off throughout the event. You do this at the bottom left of the image when in Zoom. We recommend you use ‘Speaker view’. You select that at the top right corner of the video window when in Zoom.
The chair invites members of the public to pose questions ex auditorio in the introduction to the public defense. Deadline is during the break between the two opponents. The person asking questions should have read the thesis. For online audience the Contact Persons e-mail are available in the chat function during the Public Defense, and questions ex auditorio can be submitted to Kristine Evensen Reinfjord at e-mail email@example.com