Incorporating Insights from Cognitive Science into AI

Speaker: Aude Oliva , MIT CSAIL

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020

Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

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Location: 32-G449 (Stata Center - Patil/Kiva Conference Room)

Event Type: Seminar

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Host: Jim Glass

Contact: Marcia G. Davidson, 617-253-3049,

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This talk will cover milestones in visual cognition and human neuroscience research which can inform the ongoing development of artificial intelligence systems. Building on cross-cutting advances in human and machine perception research, I will describe how we can design computational theories and models that are closer to how humans register scenes and events, focus their attention, and remember important information.

Aude Oliva is the executive director of the MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab and The MIT Quest for Intelligence. She is also a principal research scientist at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. She formerly served as an expert to the National Science Foundation, Directorate of Computer and Information Science and Engineering. Her research interests span computer vision, cognitive science, and human neuroscience. She was honored with the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship. She earned a MS and PhD in cognitive science from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France.

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