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Örebro University offering tuition-free AI courses for furloughed employees
To counteract the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is now investing a total of SEK 160 million in short courses and lifelong learning. A significant component of the initiative is the AI courses for working professionals that Örebro...
Challenge: Get computers to paint like your favourite artist
From raw data to “draw data”. At least that is the goal of Deep Art Challenge. Using AI technology, computers will generate pictures in the same style as the participants’ favourite artists.
Kulturkvarteret is now taking shape – as a digital twin
As Örebro’s new centre for music and arts, Kulturkvarteret, takes form, Örebro University is putting together a digital copy of the physical building. “The digital twin will benefit both visitors and facilities management,” says Jesper Hedlund at...
New visiting professor – excellent addition to AI research
“Artificial intelligence has to be able to both reason and learn new things. What I particularly like is that Örebro University is strong in both these areas. I’m looking forward to further collaboration with researchers here”, says Luc De Raedt, new...
More efficient training using AR: “AI can further improve the system”
This past autumn, Kopparbergs Brewery has tested a training method that uses augmented reality, AR. The next step is to add a layer of artificial intelligence, which will allow for individually-tailored training.
Wallenberg on his visit: “Örebro is a centre for AI"
Peter Wallenberg Jr and Sara Mazur, chair of the national AI research programme WASP-AI, visited Örebro in October to get a closer look at the university's AI research programme.
Örebro to be AI node in national innovation initiative for applied AI
AI Innovation of Sweden is a national initiative that is now expanding to include Örebro’s AI Impact Lab as one of the new nodes in the national AI cooperation.
Innovation, music and AI when Music Tech Fest descended on Örebro University
Some 70 musicians, AI researchers and students came together at Örebro University this weekend to create innovation on the theme “Humans in da loop – AI + music = true”. “It was amazing to see the creativity and openness of the participants,” says Amy...
“Set to impact all of society” – AI to be included on other programmes
Örebro University’s investment in artificial intelligence, AI, should also impact other study programmes, disciplines, the business and public sectors. It is to this end that Professor Amy Loutfi has now been appointed pro-vice-chancellor, to spread...
Örebro University releasing six AI courses this autumn: “technology that everyone is talking about”
Örebro University is increasing its AI offering for working professionals and has now opened registration for six courses. At the same time, the Swedish government has granted an additional SEK 20 million funding on continuing professional development...