Devi Parikh gives a seminar to celebrate her IJCAI 2017 Computers and Thought Award.

ML@GT hosted a special a seminar & a reception to celebrate Devi’ Parikh’s IJCAI's 2017 Computers and Thought Award. She will give a talk about her work and there will be a reception to celebrate her award. Date/Time: 9/5/2017 @ 3-4pm with a reception following to celebrate this award. Location: The Engineered Biosystems Building (EBB),... Continue Reading →

ICML 2017 accepted papers and ML@GT

The list of accepted papers at ICML2017 was released yesterday and Andrej Karpathy has published a very nice post breaking down the acceptance by institution. Out of 1701 submissions 433 papers were accepted (or roughly 25.46%) from 420 different institutions. I am excited to see a very strong representation of Machine Learning @ Georgia Tech... Continue Reading →

Meet These Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research, including our very own Devi Parikh

Our own Devi Parikh was featured as one of the "Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research" by Forbes. Congrats to Devi. Devi Parikh is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech and a Visiting Researcher at Facebook AI Research (FAIR). After receiving her masters and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Yao Xie (ISyE) Awarded Prestigious NSF CAREER Award for 2017

Congrats to Professor Yao Xie from ISyE for being awarded the NSF Career Award for 2017. Yao Xie, an assistant professor in Georgia Tech’s Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE), has been awarded a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CAREER award is NSF’s most prestigious award in support of... Continue Reading →

Congrats to Dhruv Batra for being Awarded the ONR YIP 2017

We are pleased to announce that one of our newest faculty members, Dhruv Batra, who recently joined the School of Interactive Computing, is the recipient of the ONR Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award. The ONR YIP is a highly competitive and prestigious award for early-career researchers whose scientific pursuits show outstanding promise for supporting the... Continue Reading →

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