Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Natural language processing

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Nancy Amato

Indrajit Bhattacharya

  • Introduction to Monte Carlo Methods for Probabilistic Inference
    Probabilistic Models provide a framework for representing and reasoning with complex domains with many uncertain and interdependent variables and form one of the foundations of Artificial Intelligence....
  • Introduction to Probabilistic Graphical Models
    Probabilistic Graphical Models (PGM) provide a unifying framework for representing and reasoning with complex domains with many uncertain and interdependent variables and form one of the cornerstones...
  • Principles of Technical Writing
    While research students receive intensive and extensive training about the fundamentals of topics relevant for their research, their formal education rarely covers the topic of research communication...
  • Statistical Topic Models
    Over the last decade, probabilistic topic models have emerged as an extremely powerful and popular tool for analyzing large collections of unstructured data. While originally proposed for textual data,...

Albert Bifet

Michael Bronstein

  • Computational metric geometry
    Many important problems in computer vision and pattern recognition revolve around the notion of "similarity" or "distance". Metric geometry is a branch of theoretical mathematics...
  • Geometric deep learning
    In recent years, more and more data science applications have to deal with a somewhat unusual kind of data residing on non-Euclidean geometric domains such as manifolds or graphs. For instance,...
  • Spectral methods for 3D data analysis
    In recent years, geometric data is gaining increasing interest both in the academia and industry. In computer graphics and vision, this interest is owed to the rapid development of 3D acquisition and...
  • Start thinking in 3D!
    The last decade has witnessed a series of technological breakthroughs in the acquisition, processing, and analysis of 3D geometric data, enabling applications that are revolutionizing our way of interaction...

Li Chen

Kerstin Dautenhahn

Gianluca Demartini

  • Crowdsourcing for Entity-centric Information Access
    Crowdsourcing is a novel approach used to obtain data processing at scale. In this talk I will introduce the dynamics of crowdsourcing platforms and provide examples of their use to build hybrid human-machine...

João Portela Gama

  • Data Stream Mining for Ubiquitous Environments
     Data stream mining is, nowadays, a mature topic in data mining. Nevertheless, most of the works focus on centralized approaches to learn from sequences of instances generated from environments...
  • Evolving Social Networks: trajectories of communities

    In recent years we witnessed an impressive advance in the social networks field, which became a ”hot” topic and a focus of considerable attention. The development...

  • Real-Time Data Mining
    Nowadays, there are applications in which the data are modelled best not as persistent tables, but rather as transient data streams. In this keynote, we discuss the limitations of current machine...

Jennifer - Golbeck

Michael Gschwind

  • Accelerating Deep Learning
    As computing systems transform to become more responsive to human needs, Machine Learning and Deep Learning are poised to become key drivers of new cognitive computing systems.  Artificial...
  • The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence

    As computing systems transform to become more responsive to human needs, cognitive computing systems are posed to revolutionize computing.  Artificial Neural Networks hold...

Laura M Haas

James A Hendler

Fernando Koch

  • Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Society
    The new generation of technology development -- including Computational intelligence, Cognitive Computing, Internet of Things, Social Computing and Virtual Reality, and others – will disrupt the...
  • Evolution of Digital Education and Impact on Learning Performance
    The evolution of Digital Education focuses on delivering the best quality education for all. The results will be the enhancement of society as a whole, impacting from health to happiness, from markets...
  • Social Applications and Sensible Societies
    In this lecture, we will entice the audience to think of mobile media technologies as a tool to address urban social issues. The explanation will explore the potential of mobile devices, social...
  • The New Era of Cognitive Computing Experience
    In this lecture, we explain the nature of potential new experiences that the era of Cognitive Computing will require.  Historically, human-computer interaction has progressed from machine-oriented,...

Sven Koenig

  • Cooperative Auctions for Agent or Robot Coordination
    Teams of agents are more robust and potentially more efficient than single agents. However, coordinating teams of agents so that they can successfully complete their mission is a challenging...
  • Making Good Decisions Quickly
    Several disciplines, including artificial intelligence, operations research and others, study how to make timely and good decisions. In this talk, I argue that it is possible to combine ideas from these...
  • Recent Advances in Path Planning
    Path planning is an important technology for a large number of applications, and most computer scientists are familiar with Dijkstra's algorithm. In this talk, I discuss recent advances in path...

Ponnurangam Kumaraguru

Ashish Kundu

Oge Marques

Sharath Pankanti

  • Actionable Video Content Summarization: Lessons from Practical Case Studies
    For the first time in the history of universe, the video data generated by humans has exceeds all other forms of the data. While no one denies the utility of the information hidden within this...
  • Biometrics
    The determination of identity can be accomplished by three generic means. Conventionally, an exclusive possession (either a physical, e.g., key or electronic, e.g., cookie), knowledge (e.g., password,...
  • Multi-media Compliance: A practical paradigm for managing business integrity
    In virtually every business context there is a need to establish some form of monitoring system to ensure that employees comply with business processes and policies. Compliance failures range from organized...
  • Public Sector Surveillance
    Situation awareness is the key to security. Awareness requires information that spans multiple scales of space and time. The increasing need for sophisticated surveillance systems and the move to a...
  • Retail video analytics
    The retail industry grosses trillions of USD revenue annually worldwide and provides numerous opportunities for innovation to facilitate real-world business operations. Applications include: loss prevention,...

Robert P. Schumaker

Xipeng Shen

Biplav Srivastava

Rakesh Verma

  • Phish or Not is the Question
    All of us have received emails threatening us with dire consequences, if we do not increase our mail quota or reset our account, and intent on stealing our digital identities.  I myself receive...
  • Security Analytics - The New Frontier in Cyber Security ?
    Techniques from Data Analytics, by which I mean: Natural Language Processing, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Statistics, are being applied increasingly to security challenges such as phishing, intrusion...
  • Talking to Computers - A Solved Problem?
    Life would be so much easier if computers could read and understand our directions in English, talk to people, and perhaps also compose stories and poems for them. Siri and Cortana notwithstanding,...

Toby Walsh

  • Allocation in Practice
    How do we allocate scarce sources? How do we fairly allocate costs? These are two pressing challenges facing society today. I discuss three recent projects concerning resource and cost allocation. In...
  • Deceased Organ Matching
    Thousands of people in Australia are waiting for a donated kidney. Matching donated organ to people on the waiting list is becoming increasingly challenging as road safety improves. In 1989, the mean...
  • Killer robots: the third revolution in warfare
    The age of autonomous killing machines is closer than you think, and scientists and computer experts are deeply worried. Already autonomous weapons systems are under development, and some have...
  • Many Fears About AI Are Wrong
    Should you be worried about progress in Artificial Intelligence? Will Artificial Intelligence destroy jobs? Should we fear killer robots? Does Artificial Intelligence threaten our very existence?
  • What AI Can (and Can't) Do
    AI is transforming our lives. What can it do? What will it do? What should we welcome or fear? It is clear that he next industrial revolution has started. However, there are many misconceptions and...
  • Where the hard computational problems are?
    Some computational problems are easy. We can sort numbers quickly for example. Other problems are hard. Scheduling jobs, routing trucks, these are all hard problems to solve. I will survey research...

Yu Wang

Tao Xie