Embodied Question Answering is a new AI task where an agent is spawned at a random location in a 3D environment and asked a question ("What color is the car?"). In order to answer, the agent must first intelligently navigate to explore the environment, gather information through first-person (egocentric) vision, and then answer the question ("orange").
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →