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

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

How Macy’s Uses Machine Learning in Their Retail Strategy

Machine learning is used in just about everything. From healthcare to recruiting to finance, companies are harnessing the power of this technology to improve their businesses. Retail giant, Macy's, is also working to integrate machine learning's capabilities into their strategy. Graham Poliner, Macy's Senior Vice President of Strategy and Analytics, recently visited Georgia Tech's campus … Continue reading How Macy’s Uses Machine Learning in Their Retail Strategy

Deep Learning to Learn

The Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) has had a wide variety of guest speakers for our Fall Seminar Series. With the semester drawing to a close, we thought we would throw it back all the way to the very first seminar this semester. In fact, this seminar occurred on the first day of … Continue reading Deep Learning to Learn

Few-shot Learning with Meta-Learning: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead

Hugo Larochelle, a researcher at Google Brain, recently visited Georgia Tech's campus as a part of the Machine Learning Center's Fall Seminar Series. Larochelle drew an enormous crowd with students and faculty filling up the room, leaving many audience members standing or sitting on any patch of carpet they could find. During his talk, "Few-shot … Continue reading Few-shot Learning with Meta-Learning: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead

The Natural Language Decathlon: Multitask Learning as Question Answering

In August 2018, Bryan McCann of Salesforce made the trip from Palo Alto, Calif. to Atlanta, Ga. as a part of the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech’s Seminar Series. Students and faculty packed the room to hear McCann present his talk, "The Natural Language Decathlon: Multitask Learning as Question Answering". Abstract Deep learning has improved … Continue reading The Natural Language Decathlon: Multitask Learning as Question Answering