ML@GT Announces Fall Seminar Series Speakers

Each semester, hundreds of students, faculty, and external guests are treated to talks by some of the world’s most renowned scientists. This fall, the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) will host five talks as a part of its Fall Seminar Series. Speakers come from industry and academia, giving attendees exposure to problems being … Continue reading ML@GT Announces Fall Seminar Series Speakers

10 Questions with Magic Leap Researchers

The Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) Speaker Series draws leading researchers from across academia and industry each semester to present on current topics in machine learning and artificial intelligence, applications for the technologies, and related insights and experiences. The popular series averages more than 100 attendees for each talk. This spring, ML@GT invited nine experts to … Continue reading 10 Questions with Magic Leap Researchers

Tech Podcasts That Offer Expert Perspectives, Entertainment, and a Few Reverse Engineering Tips

Podcasts have exploded in popularity, with a market saturated with shows on every topic imaginable – from Harry Potter to murder mysteries to entrepreneurial success. ML@GT polled faculty, students, and general technology fans about which tech podcasts they are fans of. While not an exhaustive list, these should make your commute more enjoyable, expand your … Continue reading Tech Podcasts That Offer Expert Perspectives, Entertainment, and a Few Reverse Engineering Tips

Batra and Davenport Honored with Prestigious Science Award from the White House

In early July, President Donald J. Trump awarded top scientists and engineers with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineering (PECASE). Three Georgia Tech faculty members have been named recipients. Dhruv Batra, Mark Davenport, and Matthew McDowell were three of the 12 researchers recognized from the state of Georgia. PECASE is “the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to … Continue reading Batra and Davenport Honored with Prestigious Science Award from the White House

Snapshots of ICML 2019

The 36th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) is by all accounts a premier conference in the machine learning world. Thousands of papers are submitted and thousands of people from around the world travel to attend the weeklong conference. This year was no different with over 6,000 attendees and 2,473 submitted papers. Only 621 papers … Continue reading Snapshots of ICML 2019

Playing Text-adventure Games with an AI

By Prithviraj Ammanabrolu People affect change in the world all the time using natural language communication. Grounding such communication in real world actions is a well-studied and notoriously complex task, even the data gathering step is difficult. So does there exist a platform on which we could more easily simulate such communication? And the answer … Continue reading Playing Text-adventure Games with an AI

ContactDB: Analyzing and Predicting Grasp Contact via Thermal Imaging

By Samarth Brahmbhatt and Charlie Kemp Paper (CVPR 2019 oral) | bib | Explore ContactdB Paper by Samarth Brahmbhatt, Cusuh Ham, Charlie Kemp, and James Hays Georgia Institute of Technology Many times a day, people effortlessly grasp objects, yet human grasping is a complex phenomenon that has proven challenging to emulate and analyze. If robots … Continue reading ContactDB: Analyzing and Predicting Grasp Contact via Thermal Imaging