9 Questions with Google AI’s Maya Gupta; Teaching computers to gamble well, knowing how to play the ‘career game,’ and a solution to boring plane rides

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 … Continue reading 9 Questions with Google AI’s Maya Gupta; Teaching computers to gamble well, knowing how to play the ‘career game,’ and a solution to boring plane rides

13 Questions with Manuela Veloso

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 the field, applications for machine learning and artificial intelligence, and related experiences. The series is wildly popular, with attendance averaging over 100 guests for each event. This spring, ML@GT … Continue reading 13 Questions with Manuela Veloso

Georgia Tech’s Newest AI System Can Mimic Thinking Out Loud and Explain Its Decision to Non-Experts in Real-time

By Upol Ehsan, Ph.D. Student, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech (contributing writer; Joshua Preston, GVU Center) If the power of AI is to be democratized, it needs to be accessible to anyone regardless of their technical abilities. As AI pervades all aspects of our lives, there is a distinct need for human-centered AI design … Continue reading Georgia Tech’s Newest AI System Can Mimic Thinking Out Loud and Explain Its Decision to Non-Experts in Real-time

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