AI EVENTS IN CAMBRIDGE
DRUG DISCOVERY WITH GRAKN
28th April, 17:30 - 19:00
Combinatorial chemistry has produced a huge amount of chemical libraries and data banks which include prospective drugs. Despite all of this progress, the fundamental problem still remains: how do we take advantage of this data to identify the prospective nature of a compound as a vital drug? Traditional methodologies fail to provide a solution to this. Knowledge graphs, however, provide the framework which can make drug discovery much more efficient, effective and approachable. This radical advancement in technology can model biological knowledge complexity as it is found at its core. With concepts such as hyper relationships, type hierarchies, automated reasoning and analytics we can finally model, represent, and query biological knowledge at an unprecedented scale.
29th April, 19:00 - 20:00
Thanks to the progress of technology, we now have lots of open data available on the internet. To gather and organise a knowledge graph covering large-scale human social evolution is a huge challenge. In this talk, we will show you how Seshat, an open Global History Databank built a vast trove of knowledge about human history in one place by using TerminusDB - an open-source graph database based on semantic web technologies. No prior knowledge is required.
INTRODUCTION TO KNOWLEDGE GRAPHS WITH GRAKN AND GRAQL
30th April, 18:30 - 20:00
Cognitive/AI systems process knowledge that is far too complex for current databases. They require an expressive data model and an intelligent query language to perform knowledge engineering over complex datasets. In this talk, we will discuss how Grakn, a database to organise complex networks of data and make it queryable, provides the knowledge graph foundation for intelligent systems to manage complex data. We will discuss how Graql, Grakn's reasoning (through OLTP) and analytics (through OLAP) query language, provides the tools required to do the job: a knowledge schema, a logical inference language, a distributed analytics framework. And finally, we will discuss how Graql’s language serves as unified data representation of data for cognitive systems.
REINFORCEMENT LEARNING GROUP MEETING
6th May, 18:00 - 19:30
This is the virtual version of our regular group meeting, which typically happens every 2 weeks. Meetings focus on hands-on reinforcement learning and content is guided by attendees' interests and projects. We aim to have at least 1-2 presenters in each virtual meeting, with discussion following on from each, so please get in touch on Slack (see link below to join) or Meetup if you have something you've been working on that you'd be willing to share or a topic you'd like to lead a discussion on.
BEYOND SQL | COMPARING SQL TO GRAQL
6th May, 18:30 - 20:00
In this talk, we will look at how Graql compares to SQL. Why and when should you use Graql over SQL? How do we do outer/inner joins in Graql? We'll look at the common concepts, but mostly talk about the differences between the two.
HOW IS TECH CHANGING HOW WE WORK, THINK AND FEEL?
17th October, 19:30 - 21:00
Our lives are more mediated by technology than at any other time in human history. These interactions with technology seem so every day that they run the risk of seeming almost invisible to us. In this event, we will be discussing the impact of online technology in our everyday habits and behaviours with a focus on how tech influences us at the level of our work, learning, and our personal lives.
CWIC 2020: AT THE EDGE
22nd September, 08:30 onwards
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre
The world is at the edge of great change, with new technologies offering radically different operating models to businesses. The processing capacity of both low-power devices and data centres has increased dramatically over the past decade, and rapid, high-bandwidth connectivity means that consumers no longer notice where or what is processing their demands. They just know that their needs are being met more quickly and in a more personalised way than ever before. And they hope more than trust that it is being done in a secure, sustainable manner.