Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series 2017

The purpose of the seminar series is to bring together students and faculty at CBCL and CSAIL who aim to understand the problem of intelligence in terms of its realization in the mind and the brain. One important focus of the series is on the problem of learning which is emerging as the gateway to understanding and reproducing intelligence, both biological and artificial.

Amnon Shashua, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mobileye
The Convergence of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Towards Enabling Autonomous Driving
Speaker(s): Amnon Shashua
Date: Friday, March 24, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: 10-250
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan,

David S. Vogel, Voloridge Investment Management, LLC
Machine Learning Techniques and Applications in Finance, Healthcare and Recommendation Systems
Speaker(s): David S. Vogel
Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: MIT 46-3002, Singleton Auditorium
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan,

Jacob Feldman, Rutgers University
Perceptual Organization From a Bayesian Point of View
Speaker(s): Jacob Feldman
Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: MIT Singleton Auditorium, 46-3002
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan,

Erik Brynjolfsson, MIT Sloan School of Management
What Can Machines Learn, and What Does It Mean for Occupations and Industries?
Speaker(s): Erik Brynjolfsson
Date: Friday, May 05, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: MIBR 3rd Fl. Seminar Room (46-3189)
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan,

Kevin Murphy, Google
Towards machines that perceive and communicate
Speaker(s): Kevin Murphy
Date: Friday, May 26, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: MIT Singleton Auditorium (46-3002)
Contact: Kathleen Sullivan,