Skeptics in the Pub – Ben Cowen – Talking to Siri

Thursday 19 September 2013, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
At: Banshee Labyrinth, 29-35 Niddry Street, EH1 1LG


Ben Cowan

Ben says:

I am currently conducting research with Edinburgh University looking at how the design of systems like Siri affect our language behaviour when talking to these systems and how that can tell us a lot about how we construct speech in general.

Ben Cowen is a Research Fellow at the School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham. Before moving to Birmingham, he studied for his MA in Psychology and Business Studies and his PhD both at the University of Edinburgh.

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