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2014, PhD, Purdue University, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Siddharth N. (Sid) is a Reader in Explainable AI in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. Prior to this, he was a Senior Researcher in Engineering at the University of Oxford and a Postdoctoral Scholar in Psychology at Stanford. He obtained his PhD from Purdue University in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research broadly involves the confluence of machine learning, computer vision, natural-language processing, cognitive science, robotics, and elements of cognitive neuroscience, leading towards a central research goal to better understand perception and cognition with a view to enabling human-intelligible machine intelligence.

Explainable AI; Interpretable ML; Probabilistic Programming; Approximate Inference; Human-Machine Interaction; Neural-Symbolic Systems; Computer Vision; NLP

External positions

Safe and Ethical AI Research Fellow, The Alan Turing Institute

22 Nov 2019 → …


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