What is a Ph.D. Defense and How To Nail Yours

Earning a Ph.D. is no easy task. It involves a lot of time, reading, writing, revising, research, and money. When an advisor and student feel that a student’s thesis has finally reached strong conclusions, it is time to defend it. A successful defense is the key to earning the sacred diploma and is likely something … Continue reading What is a Ph.D. Defense and How To Nail Yours

ML@GT Spring Seminar Series

Every semester the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech is thrilled to bring renowned researchers and industry experts to campus as a part of our seminar series. The series allows our students to hear talks from some of the leading minds in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Seminars are typically held every other Wednesday at … Continue reading ML@GT Spring Seminar Series

Machine Learning Meets Interactive Stories

By Mark Riedl, Associate Professor at Georgia Tech On Friday, December 28th Netflix aired a special episode of their Black Mirror series called Bandersnatch. What made Bandersnatch interesting is that it was an interactive story: watchers could use a remote control to choose options at various points throughout the story’s progression to influence character choice and plot progression. (This post does not contain … Continue reading Machine Learning Meets Interactive Stories

Recap: ML@GT Fall Seminar Series

Throughout the fall semester, the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech was fortunate to bring world-class researchers, academics, and industry professionals to Georgia Tech's campus as a part of our Fall Seminar Series. From using machine learning in retail strategy to few-shot learning to understanding the limitations of artificial intelligence, our guest speakers inspired our … Continue reading Recap: ML@GT Fall Seminar Series

How Macy’s Uses Machine Learning in Their Retail Strategy

Machine learning is used in just about everything. From healthcare to recruiting to finance, companies are harnessing the power of this technology to improve their businesses. Retail giant, Macy's, is also working to integrate machine learning's capabilities into their strategy. Graham Poliner, Macy's Senior Vice President of Strategy and Analytics, recently visited Georgia Tech's campus … Continue reading How Macy’s Uses Machine Learning in Their Retail Strategy