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Argamon to Give Keynote Speech at Figurative Language Workshop

Shlomo Argamon, professor of computer science and director of IIT’s Master of Data Science program, will give the keynote address at a Workshop on Figurative Language at the University of Birmingham, UK, August 18-19.  The workshop “Figurative Language: Its Patterns and Meanings in Domain-Specific Discourse” is jointly organized by the Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Birmingham, and the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour.

The Master of Data Science is an interdisciplinary program that combines high-level theory from mathematics and computer science with practical knowledge about exploring data sets and gathering and communicating insights.