Find the Right Lab for You at ML@GT’s Lab Lightning Talks

Next month, the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) will host the inaugural ML@GT Lab Lightning Talks. Scheduled for Dec. 4, the event will feature 22 labs affiliated with the center. Representatives from these labs will have the opportunity to share research interests, work, and unique aspects of their lab in three minutes or… Continue reading Find the Right Lab for You at ML@GT’s Lab Lightning Talks

ML@GT Further Establishes Itself in Natural Language Processing Community

Over the years, the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) has steadily been increasing its presence in the natural language processing (NLP) community. With a few new hires this fall and a big performance at this year’s Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), ML@GT is becoming a major player in the field. With 10 papers accepted… Continue reading ML@GT Further Establishes Itself in Natural Language Processing Community

Being Polite Can Be Essential to Getting a Loan

How can someone be persuaded to loan money to a random stranger on the internet? Does the requestor need to be polite or explain the impact the loan would have? Or perhaps they should demonstrate their credibility or use facts to help others understand their need. Does one of these strategies lead to success more… Continue reading Being Polite Can Be Essential to Getting a Loan

Thought Leaders to Address How Bias and Lack of Diversity Impact Data, Software, and Institutions

This month, the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) will virtually host a panel discussion on how bias and lack of diversity in the workforce impact the technology industry and higher education. The panel will feature thought leaders from higher education and the industry, including Charles Isbell, dean of Computing at Georgia Tech and… Continue reading Thought Leaders to Address How Bias and Lack of Diversity Impact Data, Software, and Institutions

Meet ML@GT: Zhanzhan Zhao Uses Machine Learning to End Residential Segregation in Atlanta

The Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) is home to many talented students from across campus, representing all six of Georgia Tech’s colleges and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). These students have diverse backgrounds and a wide variety of interests both inside and outside of the classroom. Today, we’d like you to meet Zhanzhan Zhao, a… Continue reading Meet ML@GT: Zhanzhan Zhao Uses Machine Learning to End Residential Segregation in Atlanta

ML@GT Introduces Machine Learning and AI Cluster at INFORMS Conference

Researchers at Georgia Tech are organizing the first ever machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) cluster at this year’s INFORMS conference. The cluster is being created as INFORMS, one of the major conferences for operations research and analytics, is integrating machine learning more fully into its agenda. Yao Xie and George Lan, associate directors at… Continue reading ML@GT Introduces Machine Learning and AI Cluster at INFORMS Conference

Student Selected for Competitive Workshop for Females in Engineering and Computer Science

Liyan Xie has been selected as a 2020 EECS Rising Star to attend an intensive workshop in November. The workshop is open to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers and is aimed at increasing the numbers of women interested in pursuing academic careers in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science (EECS.) Xie, a Ph.D. student in… Continue reading Student Selected for Competitive Workshop for Females in Engineering and Computer Science

Learning Machines: Neurocomputing Explained by Chris Rozell

Welcome to Learning Machines, where we chat with faculty members from the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) about their main research area and what the future holds for their field. Today we talked with Chris Rozell, a professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and ML@GT faculty member, where he explained what exactly neurocomputing… Continue reading Learning Machines: Neurocomputing Explained by Chris Rozell

New Podcast and Video Series Seeks to Highlight AI Researchers Stories Over Stats

With accolades showered upon them, seemingly perfect educational pedigrees, and conversations focused mostly on their groundbreaking work, it’s hard to remember that artificial intelligence (AI) researchers are real people. They’re people who take ballet classes as an adult, who suffer from anxiety, and love art. They’re also people who feel giddy over fresh flowers, have… Continue reading New Podcast and Video Series Seeks to Highlight AI Researchers Stories Over Stats

Google Awards ML@GT Student for Outstanding Machine Learning Research

Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) and School of Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) Ph.D. student Xinshi Chen is being recognized for her work in machine learning with a prestigious fellowship. Chen specializes in principled machine learning research with a focus on learning-based algorithm design and deep learning structured data. Her work has garnered the attention… Continue reading Google Awards ML@GT Student for Outstanding Machine Learning Research