Helgi Helgason, MSc
Helgason, MSc is Founder of Perseptio and Ph.D. student
in Artificial Intelligence / Computer Science at
Reykjavík University, Iceland.
Helgi is currently working on his Ph.D. degree at Reykjavík University where he is participating in an international EU sponsored research project called HUMANOBS In parallel he is managing his startup company, Perseptio, a software company focused on advanced information processing solutions using artificial intelligence and adaptive concepts. Perseptio is currently working on personalized information filtering technology to combat the increasing problem of information overload in today’s world as well as offering consulting services to businesses working on challenging problems in the field of artificial intelligence (AI).
His interest in computers and programming was born at age 6 when he received a Sinclair Spectrum computer for Christmas and he has been programming ever since. In recent years his focus of attention has been towards artificial intelligence and related subjects.
Helgi has been lucky enough to experience working in a number of fields including anti-virus, bio-tech, investment banking, and algorithmic trading. His positions have included programmer, software architect, researcher, and development team leader.
Helgi earned his BSc in Computer Science at the University of Iceland in 2000 with the project “Automated Anti-Virus Analysis System” and his MSc in Computer Science at the University of Iceland in 2002 with the project “Neural Network based Virus Detection”. He graduated from Dale Carnegie in 2010.
Read Ph.D. Thesis Proposal Defense: “General Attention Mechanisms for Cognitive Architectures” — Helgi Páll Helgason. Read his LinkedIn profile.