PETER VAN DER PUTTEN
AI | RELIGIOUS BOTS | ARTIFICIAL EMOTIONS
Peter van der Putten is an assistant professor and creative researcher at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS), Leiden University, The Netherlands. He is interested in how intelligence can evolve through machine learning. Or going beyond Artificial Intelligence to Artificial ‘X’: study other human qualities through an artificial creature lens, such as creativity, emotions, or even topics such as religion, to research what we can learn from this, what the boundary limits are and to speculate on possible futures. Next to his academic position he also works in the AI industry.