Welcome to the Stanford AI Lab! The Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (SAIL) has been a center of excellence for Artificial Intelligence research, teaching, theory, and practice since its founding in 1962.
Best Paper Awards
SAIL won a number of best paper awards this year:
- Pang Wei Koh, Percy Liang. Understanding Black-box Predictions via Influence Functions. Best paper award at ICML 2017.
- Shayan Doroudi, Philip S. Thomas, Emma Brunskill. Importance Sampling for Fair Policy Selection. Best paper award at UAI 2017.
- Yuchen Zhang, Percy Liang, Moses Charikar. A Hitting Time Analysis of Stochastic Gradient Langevin Dynamics. Best paper award at COLT 2017.
- Russell Stewart, Stefano Ermon. Label-Free Supervision of Neural Networks with Physics and Domain Knowledge. Outstanding paper award at AAAI 2017.
We are pleased to have three new faculty — Dorsa Sadigh, Jeannette Bohg, Emma Brunskill — joining us, greatly increasing our strength in robotics and reinforcement learning. Tengyu Ma will join next year with a joint appointment in statistics.
SAIL Affiliates Program Welcomes Newest Member: DiDi
The SAIL Affiliates Program is pleased to welcome DiDi, a major ride-sharing company that provides transportation services for close to 400 million users across over 400 cities in China. DiDi joins existing members: Panasonic, UST Global, Tencent, and Samsung.
Stanford Computer Forum Annual Meeting, April 10-12, 2017
The Stanford Computer Forum organized an amazing 3-day event for their affiliate members, held at the Arrillaga Alumni Center. Professor Fei-Fei Li and Dr. Steve Eglash organized the Plenary Session on Day 2 titled “AI for Future Society”. Artificial Intelligence is having an increasingly large and pervasive impact on society.This symposium showcased AI technologies like machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, robotics, and genomics that will affect all of our lives and businesses by changing information sharing, healthcare, transportation, and more. You can watch all of the talks here.