Professor Mike Chantler
Professor of Computer Science - Heriot-Watt University
Mike Chantler is a Professor of Computer Science at Heriot-Watt University. His research interests focus on using machine learning to extract meaning and value from data and presenting this to users in a way that promotes understanding and trust. This not only means being transparent regarding the provenance of the data, but also making the reasoning accessible and understandable to users who may be domain experts but have little or no knowledge of machine learning algorithms. Mike is also responsible for both the Texture Lab and the Strategic Futures Lab at Heriot-Watt University which use a mixture of machine learning, psychophysics, data visualisation and ethical crowd-sourcing.