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Career Options in Robotics: Academia vs. Industry

Last semester, our panel discussed finding faculty positions in robotics.This semester, we continue that discussion and take a broader look atcareer options with a particular focus on academia vs…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 21st, 2021 3 plays 0  

Fritjof Helmchen - Brain dynamics related to short-term memory and learning

Through the combination of in vivo optical imaging and chronic expression of genetically encoded calcium indicators it is now feasible to directly 'watch' brain activity patterns related to…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 21st, 2021 0 plays 0  

Beliz Kaleli - To Err.Is Human: Characterizing the Threat of Unintended URLs in Social Media

To make their services more user friendly, online social media platforms automatically identify text that corresponds to URLs and render it as clickable links. In this paper, we show that the…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 21st, 2021 3 plays 0  

Vincent Tan - Learning Tree Models in Noise: Exact Asymptotics and Robust Algorithms

We consider the classical problem of learning tree-structured graphical models but with the twist that the observations are corrupted in independent noise. For the case in which the noise is…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 20th, 2021 5 plays 0  

Daniel Polley - Neural coding of sound in the ascending and descending auditory pathways

Our perception of music, speech and the surrounding soundscape all originate from patterns of vibrations in the cochlea. To encode these high-speed vibrations, evolutionary pressures designed an…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 15th, 2021 8 plays 0  

David Heath - Zero Knowledge for Everything and Everyone

Zero-Knowledge (ZK) Proofs are important cryptographic objects that allow an untrusted prover to demonstrate to an untrusted verifier the truth of some statement while revealing nothing additional.…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 10th, 2021 12 plays 0  

Sanne van Rooij - Defining neuromodulation targets for PTSD using neuroimaging

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious psychiatric condition that affects 6-8% of the general population and 30-46% of military or highly traumatized urban populations. Different…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 10th, 2021 22 plays 0  

Bolei Zhou - Interpretable latent space and inverse problem in deep generative models

Recent progress in deep generative models such as Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) has enabled synthesizing photo-realistic images, such as faces and scenes. However, it remains much less…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 10th, 2021 4 plays 0  

Alexander Gray - Logical Neural Networks: Towards Unifying Statistical and Symbolic AI

Recently there has been renewed interest in the long-standing goal of somehow unifying the capabilities of both statistical AI (learning and prediction) and symbolic AI (knowledge representation and…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 23rd, 2021 10 plays 0  

Lefteris Anastasopoulos - Securing Democracy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

In this talk I discuss research which focuses on designing systems needed to secure democracy and democratic political institutions, such as elections, in the interconnected digital world of the…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 23rd, 2021 15 plays 0  

Jia-Bin Huang - Bringing Visual Memories to Life

Photography allows us to capture and share memorable moments of our lives. However, 2D images appear flat due to the lack of depth perception and may suffer from poor imaging conditions such as…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 9th, 2020 9 plays 0  

ML@GT Lab presents LAB LIGHTNING TALKS 2020

Labs affiliated with the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) will have the opportunity to share their research interests, work, and unique aspects of their lab in three minutes or less to…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 9th, 2020 13 plays 0  

Evan W. Glover - Building a Strategic Privacy Program

Privacy is a multi-faceted challenge for organizations – to be successful, they must take a holistic approach to protecting the personal data and information of all stakeholders. Privacy…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 7th, 2020 20 plays 0  

Lauren O'Connell - Ecological resources and the evolution of parent-offspring interactions

Animal behavior is a key component of biological adaptations, where fitness relies on the ability to find mates, acquire food, and avoid predation. Variation in the availability of key ecological…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 1st, 2020 3 plays 0  

Jesse Thaler - Collision Course: Artificial Intelligence Meets Fundamental Interactions

Modern machine learning has had an outsized impact on many scientific fields, and fundamental physics is no exception. What is special about fundamental physics, though, is the vast amount of…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 30th, 2020 4 plays 0