GAINESVILLE, Fla. – February 13, 2013: Info Tech, Inc. announced today that the company is working with the University of Florida Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering to present a lecture series.

The Info Tech, Inc. 2013 Distinguished Lecture Series includes three respected speakers on pertinent topics in technology. On February 15, Dr. Bonnie Dorr of the University of Maryland will present on Natural Language Processing Research: Challenges and Solutions. On February 22, Dr. Pedro Domingos of the University of Washington will present on Markov Logic Networks: A Language for Statistical Relational Learning. On March 29, Dr. Jon Atli Benediktsson of the University of Iceland will present on Morphological Profiles in Classification of Very High Resolution Remote Sensing Imagery.

All sessions are held in the Computer Science and Engineering building (CSE E220) on the University of Florida campus from 4PM to 5PM and are open to the public.

“Info Tech is honored to be partnering with the University of Florida Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering to bring these notable speakers to Gainesville,” said Dr. Thomas P. Rothrock, Senior Vice President. “The local information technology community continues to flourish and welcoming eminent scholars such as these only enhances it. Info Tech had 73 new hires in the past two calendar years and sees collaboration with the University key to attracting talent.”

“The Department of CISE is very appreciative of InfoTech’s sponsorship of a distinguished lecture series. Our students and faculty benefit from being able to interact with internationally recognized scholars whose presence here would not be possible without sponsorship from local technology companies” said Paul Gader, Acting Chair of CISE.

About the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), University of Florida

CISE is concerned with the theory, design, development and application of computer systems and information-processing techniques. The mission of the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department is to educate students, as well as the broader campus community, in the fundamental concepts of the computing discipline; to create and disseminate computing knowledge and technology; and to use expertise in computing to help society solve problems. CISE can be reached at the CISE web site.