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Christopher Schwartz


Christopher Schwartz is an American researcher focused on counter-disinformation and cybersecurity. He completed his doctorate in philosophy under Prof. Dr. Pattyn of the Institute of Philosophy at KU Leuven in Belgium, and is currently a postdoctoral research associateĀ at the Global Cybersecurity Institute of the Rochester Institute of Technology where he is researching deepfakes and explainable artificial intelligence (XAI). Previously, he worked as journalist in the former Soviet Union and Central Asia.

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Artificial intelligence makes it possible today to distinguish profiles based on user data, on the basis of which administrators of social networks and large media companies know which groups are sensitive to which types of information. However, how transparent and correct is this information?

The intention is to gather scientific insights about major societal challenges in LIAS on the basis of international and interdisciplinary consultation.

Luc Sels

Rector KU Leuven and Co-Chair LIAS Foundation