SCAI launches a series of webinars called “AI in action” on the diverse application fields of AI. Each webinar will take place in English on Zoom one Tuesday per month at 4pm (Paris time). For each webinar, one renown expert will present how AI is implemented in his/her field of expertise and will be able to exchange with the public. The webinars last approximately one hour and are aimed at a large audience: students, professionals, managers, engineers…
The webinars are free. You can register via Eventbrite (not mandatory).
The webinar on June 29th will deal with the topic: "Simulating social phenomena through agent-based computational models" and will be presented by Gianluca Manzo.
Gianluca Manzo is a research fellow in sociology at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). He applies computational models and social network analysis to the study of social stratification and diffusion dynamics. He has recently edited the Research Handbook on Analytical Sociology (Edward Elgar, 2021, forthcoming), and authored Agent-based Models and Causal Inference (Wiley, 2021, forthcoming).