Yasemin Erden

Contact Details

Email: yj.erden@stmarys.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 8240 4295

Main Areas of Research / Scholarship:

  • Emerging technologies (including internet and social networking, intelligent systems, and nanotechnology)
  • General philosophy (including philosophy of language; aesthetics; philosophy of mind; Wittgenstein)

St Mary's Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC World News on 29th October 2013.


Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world News, Dr Erden discussed CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart) technologies, by which websites can differentiate between humans and spambots.

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