Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series 2019 - 2020


Prof. Maia Fraser, University of Ottawa
A distributional point of view on hierarchy
Speaker(s): Prof. Maia Fraser
Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 46-3002
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan, kdsulliv@csail.mit.edu

Jack Hidary, Alphabet X, formerly Google X
Quantum Computing: Current Approaches and Future Prospects
Speaker(s): Jack Hidary
Date: Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 46-3002
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan, kdsulliv@csail.mit.edu

Prof. Mikhail Belkin, The Ohio State University
Beyond Empirical Risk Minimization: the Lessons of Deep Learning
Speaker(s): Prof. Mikhail Belkin
Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 46-3002
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan, kdsulliv@csail.mit.edu

Prof. Thomas Icard, Stanford University
Calibrating Generative Models: The Probabilistic Chomsky-Sch├╝tzenberger Hierarchy
Speaker(s): Prof. Thomas Icard
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: MIT D463
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan, kdsulliv@csail.mit.edu

Prof. Thomas Serre, Brown University
Feedforward and feedback processes in visual recognition
Speaker(s): Prof. Thomas Serre
Date: Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 46-3002
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan, kdsulliv@csail.mit.edu

Prof. Leslie Pack Kaelbling, MIT EECS, CSAIL
Doing for our robots what nature did for us
Speaker(s): Prof. Leslie Pack Kaelbling
Date: Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 46-3002
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan, kdsulliv@csail.mit.edu

Prof. Michael Douglas, Stony Brook University
How will we do mathematics in 2030?
Speaker(s): Prof. Michael Douglas
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 46-3002
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan, kdsulliv@csail.mit.edu

This event has been cancelled. Prof. Lior Wolf, Tel Aviv University and Facebook AI Research.
Hypernetworks and a New Feedback Model
Speaker(s): Prof. Lior Wolf
Date: Monday, March 16, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 46-3002
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan, kdsulliv@csail.mit.edu