Awards · Faculty

Devi Parikh (IC) Awarded the Prestigious 2017 IJCAI Computers and Thought Award

Congrats to Devi Parkih of the School of Interactive Computing (IC) for being awarded the prestigious IJCAI Computers and Thought Award for 2017.  This award is presented every two years by International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) and is considered to be “the premier award for artificial intelligence researchers under the age of 35” to recognize outstanding young scientists… Continue reading Devi Parikh (IC) Awarded the Prestigious 2017 IJCAI Computers and Thought Award

Faculty · Seminars

ML@GT Seminar by Le Song (CSE) on “Embedding as a Tool for Algorithm Design” on April 5, 2017, 12:00n in EBB CHOA Room

Speaker: Le Song,  Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), GA Tech Location: Engineered Biosystems Building, CHOA Room (Map) Date/Time: April 5, 2017, 12:00n – 1:00pm (Lunch at 11:30am) Title: Embedding as a Tool for Algorithm Design Abstract: Many big data analytics problems are intrinsically complex and hard, making the design of effective and scalable algorithms very challenging.… Continue reading ML@GT Seminar by Le Song (CSE) on “Embedding as a Tool for Algorithm Design” on April 5, 2017, 12:00n in EBB CHOA Room

Faculty · Seminars

ML@GT Seminar by Manos Antonakakis (ECE) on “Using DNS & Machine Learning to Reason About Internet Abuse” at 12n on March 29, 2017, in Nano 1117/8

Speaker: Manos Antonakakis, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), GA Tech Location: Marcus Nanotechnology 1117-1118 (Map) Date/Time: March 29, 2017, 12:00n – 1:00pm (Lunch at 11:30am)Title: Using DNS & Machine Learning to Reason About Internet Abuse Title: Using DNS & Machine Learning to Reason About Internet Abuse Abstract: The Domain Name System (DNS) is… Continue reading ML@GT Seminar by Manos Antonakakis (ECE) on “Using DNS & Machine Learning to Reason About Internet Abuse” at 12n on March 29, 2017, in Nano 1117/8

Faculty · IEEE

Ghassan Alregib’s Team (ECE) is hosting and running the IEEE VIP Cup in 2017 on the topic of “Traffic Sign Detection under Challenging Conditions”

Professor Ghassan Alregib’s team was been selected to be the team hosting and running the IEEE VIP Cup in 2017 on “Traffic Sign Detection under Challenging Conditions.” The topic is at the intersection of autonomous vehicles and machine learning. Not only it is attractive to the industry and the research communities but also the undergraduate students; the… Continue reading Ghassan Alregib’s Team (ECE) is hosting and running the IEEE VIP Cup in 2017 on the topic of “Traffic Sign Detection under Challenging Conditions”

Awards · Faculty

Karen Liu (IC) awarded the Google Research Award for 2017.

Karen Liu of School of Interactive Computing was awarded the Google Faculty Research Award for 2017. Her project is entitled “Closing the “Reality Gap”: A Machine Learning Approach to Contact Modeling” and aims to accurately compute contact states (sticking, sliding, or breaking) and contact forces such that the simulated results match the real world phenomena.… Continue reading Karen Liu (IC) awarded the Google Research Award for 2017.

Awards · Faculty

Devi Parikh (IC) awarded the Google Research Award for 2017.

Devi Parikh of School of Interactive Computing was awarded the Google Faculty Research Award for 2017. Her project is entitled “Making the V in VQA Matter: Elevating the Role of Image Understanding in Visual Question Answering” and aims to counter language biases and elevate the role of image understanding in Visual Question Answering (VQA). She describes… Continue reading Devi Parikh (IC) awarded the Google Research Award for 2017.

Awards · Faculty

Mark Davenport (ECE) awarded the Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship for 2017

Congratulations to Professor Mark Davenport of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) for being awarded the prestigious Sloan Fellowship for 2017. The following note from Steve McLaughlin, the chair of ECE, describes both the award and Mark’s efforts in this space.  Congrats Mark.  Please join me in congratulating Mark Davenport on receiving a 2017 Sloan… Continue reading Mark Davenport (ECE) awarded the Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship for 2017