MIT professor Picard to speak at free event Sept. 20 at Roanoke College

Rosalind Picard will speak Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the annual Crumley Lecture sponsored by the Benne Center for Religion & Society at Roanoke College. This is a free event open to the public. Tickets will be available at the door the day of the event and can be picked up in advance at the Olin Box Office. The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. at Olin Theater. Email jpeterson@roanoke.edu for more information. Picard founded the field of Affective Computing. An active inventor, she has multiple patents to help people with autism, epilepsy, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, sleep, stress, dementia, health behavior change, machine learning and human-computer interaction. Her over 200 scientific articles span computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and affective computing, and have been applied to found two…


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