Portfolio Category: distinguished_speakers_series

Portfolio Category: distinguished_speakers_series

Distinguished Speaker Series – Dharmendra Modha

Title: A New Architecture for Brain-inspired Computing Speaker:  Dharmendra S. Modha Abstract: I will describe a decade-long, multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional effort spanning neuroscience, supercomputing, and nanotechnology to build and demonstrate a brain-inspired computer and describe the architecture, programming model, and applications. For more information, see: modha.org. Bio: Dr. Dharmendra S. Modha is...
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Distinguished Speaker Series – Kevin Knight

Title: Language Translation and Code-Breaking Speaker: Kevin Knight Abstract: In 1949, information theorist Warren Weaver suggested applying code-breaking methods to the problem of automatic language translation. He said: "When I look at an article in Russian, I say: this is really written in English, but it has been coded in some strange symbols. I will...
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Distinguished Speaker Series – Leslie Kaebling

Title: Making Robots Believe Speaker:  Leslie Pack Kaelbling Abstract: The fields of AI and robotics have made great improvements in many individual subfields, including in motion planning, symbolic planning, probabilistic reasoning, perception, and learning.  Our goal is to develop an integrated approach to solving very large problems that are hopelessly intractable...
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