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Elie Khoury - Voice Biometrics and Emerging Security Threats in the Voice Channel

Voice Biometrics is the automated recognition of individuals based on their voice characteristics that are both biological and behavioral. Voice Biometrics is currently deployed in many real world…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 9th, 2021 3 plays 0  

Andrea J. Liu - How materials can learn to function

How does learning occur? In the context of neural networks, learning occurs via optimization, where a loss function is minimized to achieve the desired result. But physical networks such as…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 8th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Tianxin Tang - Provably-Secure Approximate k-NN Search Protocol

This talk examines the problem of privacy-preserving approximate kNN search in an outsourced environment — the client sends the encrypted data to an untrusted server and later can perform…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 1st, 2021 2 plays 0  

Andrew R. A. Conway - General Intelligence Explained (Away)

For more than a century, the standard view in the field of human intelligence has been that there is a “general intelligence” that permeates all human cognitive activity. This general…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 31st, 2021 4 plays 0  

Landfall Documentary Discussion with Director Cecilia Aldarando

Join us for a virtual screening and Q&A with director Cecilia Aldarondo and associate producer Lale Namerrow Pastor of the documentary Landfall (2020). Through shard-like glimpses of everyday…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 11th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Ruth Murray-Clay - Origins of Structure in Inner Planetary System

Why do many stars host close-in chains of super-Earths? Why are eccentric gas giants found in some inner planetary systems? What determines which of these outcomes will occur around a particular…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Andrew Mark Williams - Perceptual-Cognitive Expertise

From  Katie Gentilello on February 25th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Global Media Festival - Documenting Wuhan: Q&A with Filmmaker Wu Hao

Join us for a virtual screening and Q&A with filmmaker Wu Hao, co-director of the critically acclaimed documentary 76 Days (2020). The film follows patients and medical professionals as they…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 16th, 2021 2 plays 0  

Stephan Lewandowsky - Resisting the Knowledge Dementors: The Truth about “Post-Truth”

We are said to live in a “post-truth” era in which “fake news” has replaced real information, denial has compromised science, and the ontology of knowledge and truth has taken…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 12th, 2021 3 plays 0  

Predrag Cvitanović, Erin Wells-Bonning - Understanding the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics + Q&A

Georgia Tech School of Physics professor and Glen P. Robinson Chair in Nonlinear Sciences Chair Predrag Cvitanović and Emory University Senior Lecturer and Director of the Planetarium Erin Wells…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 20th, 2021 3 plays 0  

Michael P. Brenner - Machine Learning for Partial Differential Equations

When Newton's laws are applied in every point in space we arrive at a set of nonlinear partial differential equations describing the world. We often marvel at the complexity of the solutions,…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 30th, 2020 22 plays 0  

Anna Schapiro - Learning distributed representations in the human brain

The remarkable success of neural network models in machine learning has relied on the use of distributed representations — activity patterns that overlap across related inputs. Under what…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 30th, 2020 5 plays 0  

Jerome R. Busemeyer - Temporal oscillations in preference strength provide evidence for a quantum-Markov open system model of preference evolution

We examined how preferences evolve across time in two new experiments, one using choices between restaurants and a second using choices between gambles. In both we observed that mean preference…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 10th, 2020 7 plays 0  

Alper Erturk - Leveraging nonlinear dynamics in mechanical and electromechanical structures

This talk will review some of our recent and ongoing efforts on the leveraging of nonlinear dynamics in passive and active structures, spanning from nonlinear energy harvesting using piezoelectric…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 6th, 2020 30 plays 0  

President Ángel Cabrera, Georgia Institute of Technology - Latinos/Hispanics in STEM: A Career Path Series

On November 3, 2020, LOGRAS, the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and GoSTEM at Georgia Tech hosted an online seminar series where successful professionals with a Latino/Hispanic…

From  Steven Taylor on November 5th, 2020 20 plays 0  

Neal Kingston - It's the end of testing as we know it... and I feel fine

Neal Kingston will not sing about where testing needs to go.That's great, testing needs an earthquake E C D, and D C M, and Embretson is not afraid Eye of a hurricane, Markov chains must churn…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 5th, 2020 3 plays 0