Tao Wins Best Paper Award at Artificial Intelligence and Statistics Conference

A mathematician by trade, Molei Tao, typically uses mathematics to design algorithms and solve physical science problems like how planets move. Recently, he became attracted to machine learning, an area that according to him, contains numerous interesting problems that are mathematically exciting and can benefit from modern mathematical tools. This year, Tao published his first… Continue reading Tao Wins Best Paper Award at Artificial Intelligence and Statistics Conference

Learning Machines: Natural Language Processing Explained with Diyi Yang

Welcome to Learning Machines, where we’ll talk with faculty members from the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) about their main research area and the future of their work. Today we talked with Diyi Yang, an assistant professor in ML@GT and the School of Interactive Computing. Yang’s lab, Social and Language Technologies (SALT), combines… Continue reading Learning Machines: Natural Language Processing Explained with Diyi Yang

Learning Machines: Polo Chau Explains Data Visualizations

Welcome to Learning Machines, where we’ll talk with faculty members from the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) about their main research area and the future of their work. Today we talked with Polo Chau, the associate director for corporate relations at ML@GT, an associate professor in the School of Computational Science and Engineering,… Continue reading Learning Machines: Polo Chau Explains Data Visualizations

ML@GT Expands Natural Language Processing and Data Science Research with New Faculty Hires

At the start of the 2020 fall term, Wei “Coco” Xu, Alan Ritter, Shihao Yang, and Jing Li will join the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) as faculty members. Xu and Ritter join as the center continues to expand its footprint in the natural language processing field. “We are happy and excited to… Continue reading ML@GT Expands Natural Language Processing and Data Science Research with New Faculty Hires

Dellaert Wins Test of Time Award for a Second Time This Year

For the second time this summer, Frank Dellaert has been awarded a Test of Time Award. This time, the award comes from Robotics Science and Systems (RSS) and recognizes Dellaert’s papers, Square Root SAM and Square Root SAM: Simultaneous localization and mapping via square root information smoothing. The latter is co-authored by Michael Kaess, an… Continue reading Dellaert Wins Test of Time Award for a Second Time This Year

Van Hentenryck Transforms Theories into Products Used Worldwide

At the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT), we’re lucky to have over 150 faculty members affiliated with our mission. With faculty from all six colleges on Georgia Tech’s campus plus several from Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) and the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2), our professors bring a broad range of skills and areas of expertise. Pascal Van… Continue reading Van Hentenryck Transforms Theories into Products Used Worldwide

Meet ML@GT: What Yao Xie Has Learned On Her Journey to Becoming a Successful Professor and Mother

At the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT), we’re lucky to have over 150 faculty members affiliated with our mission. With faculty from all six colleges on Georgia Tech’s campus plus several from Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) and the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2), our professors bring a broad range of skills and areas… Continue reading Meet ML@GT: What Yao Xie Has Learned On Her Journey to Becoming a Successful Professor and Mother

Artificial Intelligence System Gives Fashion Advice

People turn to many different sources for clothing style advice, from magazines to best friends to Instagram. Soon, though, you may be able to ask your smartphone. A University of Texas at Austin computer science team, in partnership with researchers from Cornell Tech, Georgia Tech and Facebook AI Research, has developed an artificial intelligence system… Continue reading Artificial Intelligence System Gives Fashion Advice

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

Welcome to all the new Machine Learning Faculty to Georgia Tech

We are pleased to have these new faculty join us starting this year. Siva Maguluri CoE / ISyE Devi Parikh CoC / IC Jacob Abernathy CoC / SCS Dhruv Batra CoC / IC Rachel Cummings CoE / ISyE Eva Dyer CoE / BME Wenjing Liao CoS / Math Thomas Ploetz CoC / IC Tuo Zhao… Continue reading Welcome to all the new Machine Learning Faculty to Georgia Tech