Ashraf Elnagar is a Professor of Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sharjah, UAE. He received his BSc and MSc in Computer Science from the University of Kuwait, Kuwait, and his and PhD (1993) from the University of Alberta, Canada. Recently, He formed the Machine Language & Arabic Language Processing Research Group in the University of Sharjah. He won a number of teaching, research and community and professional service awards. He is the recipient of the 1999 Shoman’s Best Young Researcher Award in the fields of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics in the Arab World. He supervised and examined numerous graduate students. He is serving on the editorial board of international journals as well as technical program committees of international conferences. His research interests include: machine learning, natural language processing, intelligent systems (robotics), and IT education.
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Intelligent Systems (Robotics), IT education
Prof. Erwin Sniedzins has patented the Knowledge Generator™ (KG); a Machine Learning, “MicroSelf-Reinforcement Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Personalize ‘Gamification’ of ANY digitized textual content application in DYNAMIC real-time. The KG technology enables people to turn Data into Knowledge (DiK) 32% better and easier with more confidence and fun. No teacher or course designer is required. Erwin is the President of Mount Knowledge Inc. The company is a global leader in ML, AI, neural networks, automatic gamification of any textual data and reinforcement learning. Erwin has authored and published 12 books, Keynote speaker, Professor at Hebei University and Mt. Everest expedition leader.
Artifioicial Intelligence, Neural Network, Natural Language Processing, Cognitive Computing, Speech Recognition
Started at the age of 16 and became the youngest CTO at the age of 21, he was also awarded as the Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013 by TIE. Shabir has had a successful track record in various technology and business positions at a CXO level for few years before he became an entrepreneur. His current ventures that he has founded and cofounded includes ZengaTV, OneDigital, OneAxcess, Desiredwings, Raastey, Leap 10, and few others.
His ventures like ZengaTV.com being the largest OTT player in India with 30+ Million users, OneDigital being the largest YouTube MCN and Digital production house with 40 Billion watch minutes in YouTube alone and with the largest number of web shows and original digital videos produced so far. OneAxcess.com a unique self-serve, multi-platform distribution and monetization video eco system with over few thousands of content owners, creators and brand advertisers on board, making these ventures the leaders of their respective space.
He has keen interest in scalable and consumer facing business with some of his new ventures, in Cab industry, experiential marketing (using VR, AI, 360, Robotics, AR), Start-up incubation labs, renewable power, data mining, and bots to count few.
Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Data Mining