AI Seminars provide a forum for researchers in this important area to share their findings and thoughts. The AI Seminar Series is sponsored by Soar Technology.

Seminars

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Efficient Algorithms for Learning Combinatorial Structures from Limited Data
Speaker: Asish Ghoshal
Speaker Title: PhD graduate
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Wellman
1:00pm - 2:00pm in 4901 BBB

Monday, Apr 22, 2019
AI for Imperfect-Information Game Settings
Speaker: Noam Brown
Speaker Title: Ph.D. Candidate
Event Type: AI Seminar, Faculty Candidate
10:30am - 11:30am in 3725 Beyster

Friday, Apr 19, 2019
Physics, Machine Learning, and Networks
Speaker: Cris Moore
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Distinguished Lecture
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 1670 Beyster


Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Why Do Neural Networks Learn?
Speaker: Behnam Neyshabur
Speaker Title: Postdoc
Event Type: AI Seminar, Faculty Candidate
10:30am - 11:30am in 3725 Beyster

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
Learning Hierarchical Control Programs
Speaker: Roy Fox
Speaker Title: Postdoc
Event Type: AI Seminar, Faculty Candidate
10:30am - 11:30am in 3725 Beyster

Monday, Apr 8, 2019
Bridging Data, Design, and Domain Knowledge to Build Human-Centered Systems that Support Wellbeing
Speaker: Elizabeth Murnane
Speaker Title: Postdoc
Event Type: AI Seminar, Faculty Candidate
10:30am - 11:30am in 3725 Beyster

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019
The Role of Context in Natural Language Processing
Speaker: Soujanya Poria
Speaker Title: Postdoc
Event Type: AI Seminar, CSE Seminar or Event
10:30am - 11:30am in 1670 Beyster

Monday, Apr 1, 2019
Towards Human-Level Recognition via Contextual, Dynamic, and Predictive Representations
Speaker: Fisher Yu
Speaker Title: Postdoc
Event Type: AI Seminar, Faculty Candidate
10:30am - 11:30am in 3725 Beyster

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019
Efficient Training and Inference in Deep Learning
Speaker: Ji Liu
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Software Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Barzan Mozafari
1:30pm - 3:00pm in 4941 BBB

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019
Understanding and Improving Deep Neural Networks
Speaker: Jeff Clune
Speaker Title: Associate Professor and Senior Research Manager
Event Type: AI Seminar, CSE Seminar or Event
10:30am - 11:30am in 3725 Beyster

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019
Towards Generalization and Efficiency in Reinforcement Learning
Speaker: Wen Sun
Speaker Title: Ph.D. Candidate
Event Type: AI Seminar, Faculty Candidate
10:30am - 11:30am in 3725 Beyster

Monday, Mar 11, 2019
Accelerating Machine Learning with Training Data Management Systems
Speaker: Alex Ratner
Speaker Title: Ph.D. Candidate
Event Type: Faculty Candidate, AI Seminar
10:30am - 11:30am in 3725 Beyster

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019
Computational Modeling in Human-Computer Interaction
Speaker: Nikola Banovic
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Friday, Jan 18, 2019
Information Extraction from Online Text -- from Opinions to Arguments to Persuasion
Speaker: Claire Cardie
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, MIDAS Seminar, Women in Computing
4:00pm - 5:00pm in West Hall, Room 340

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019
Teachable Cognitive Systems
Speaker: Chris MacLellan
Speaker Title: Research Scientist
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: John Laird
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
Is Robust ML Really Robust?
Speaker: Yevgeniy Vorobeychik
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Wellman
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Towards Open-domain Generation of Programs from Natural Language
Speaker: Graham Neubig
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
Faculty Sponsor: Rada Mihalcea
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018
Building Domain-Specific Knowledge with Human in the Loop
Speaker: Yunyao Li
Speaker Title: Senior Research Manager
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: H. V. Jagadish
1:30pm - 2:30pm in Dow 1013

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018
Learning-Driven Algorithms for Discrete Optimization
Speaker: Bistra Dilkina
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Satinder Singh
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018
Supporting Interactions in Online Groups. A new Challenge for AI.
Speaker: Kobi Gal
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Wellman
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018
How Do We Make Ethical Robots?
Speaker: Benjamin Kuipers
Speaker Title: Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018
The Search for Emotions, Creativity, and Fairness in Language
Speaker: Saif M. Mohammad
Speaker Title: Senior Research Scientist
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
Faculty Sponsor: Rada Mihalcea
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018
The Use of Emotion Flows in the Analysis of Creative Writing
Speaker: Thamar Solorio
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing, Women in Computing
Faculty Sponsor: Rada Mihalcea
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The Physics Behind Automating Content Authoring
Speaker: Balaji Vasan Srinivasan
Speaker Title: Senior Research Scientist
Event Type: Natural Language Processing, AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Rada Mihalcea
11:00am - 12:00pm in 3725 BBB

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018
Visual Computational Sociology: Methods and Challenges
Speaker: Timnit Gebru
Speaker Title: Research Fellow
Event Type: AI Seminar, Women in Computing
Faculty Sponsor: Rada Mihalcea
10:30am - 12:00pm in Beyster 1670

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018
Major Challenges of Using AI in Healthcare, and Some Potential Solutions
Speaker: Kayvan Najarian
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBB

Friday, Dec 8, 2017
Applications of Machine Learning to Portfolio Management
Speaker: Tucker Balch
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Wellman
1:30pm - 2:30pm in 3941 Beyster

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017
Situated Language Processing Towards Interactive Task Learning
Speaker: Joyce Chai
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, CSE Seminar or Event, Natural Language Processing, Women in Computing
Faculty Sponsor: Rada Mihalcea
10:30am - 11:30am in 3725 Beyster

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017
Apache SystemML: Declarative Machine Learning for Low-Latency to Large-Scale Deployments
Speaker: Matthias Boehm
Event Type: Software Seminar, AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Barzan Mozafari
3:00pm - 4:30pm in BBB 4901

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017
(How) should we use domain knowledge in the era of deep learning? (A perspective from speech processing)
Speaker: Karen Livescu
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Prof. Rada Mihalcea
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
Inferring and Summarizing Multi-source Graph Data && Learning Actionable & Credible Risk Stratification Models for Healthcare
Speaker: Danai Koutra and Jenna Wiens
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017
Words and People
Speaker: Rada Mihalcea
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Hybrid Intelligence Crowdsourcing for Robust Interactive Intelligent Systems
Speaker: Walter S. Lasecki
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
Machine Reading of Natural Language and Interactive Visualization
Speaker: Anoop Sarkar
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Natural Language Processing, AI Seminar
11:00am - 12:00pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
Robots and Ethics
Speaker: Benjamin Kuipers
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
Learning Fast and Slow: Levels of Learning in General Autonomous Intelligent Agents && Semantic Robot Programming
Speaker: John Laird and Chad Jenkins
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
Teaching Computers to See and Think
Speaker: Jia Deng
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
Deep Reinforcement Learning for Sequential Decision Making Tasks with Natural Language Interaction
Speaker: Satinder Singh
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017
Artificial Intelligence Goes All-In: Computers Playing Poker
Speaker: Michael Bowling
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Satinder Baveja
3:30pm - 5:00pm in 1690 BBB

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017
Libratus: Beating Top Humans in No-Limit Poker
Speaker: Noam Brown
Speaker Title: PhD Student, Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Assistant Research Scientist Arunesh Sinha
10:30am - 12:00pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Dissecting Driver Behaviors Under Cognitive, Emotional, Sensorimotor, and Mixed Stressors
Speaker: Ioannis Pavlidis
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Rada Mihalcea
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Beyster 3725

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Procedural Language and Knowledge
Speaker: Yejin Choi
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing, Women in Computing
10:30am - 12:00pm in Beyster 1670

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Procedural Language and Knowledge
Speaker: Yejin Choi
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: Natural Language Processing, AI Seminar
10:30am - 12:00pm in 1670 BBB

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
Learning representations of large-scale networks
Speaker: Jian Tang
Speaker Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
Language Use in Written Dialog: Beliefs, Gender, Social Networks, and Power
Speaker: Owen Rambow
Speaker Title: Senior Research Scientist
Event Type: Natural Language Processing, AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Toyota AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
Interactive Sports Analytics: Going Beyond Spreadsheets
Speaker: Patrick Lucey
Speaker Title: Director of Data Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Jenna Wiens
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
AI Seminar: Emily Mower Provost and Arunesh Sinha
Speaker: Emily Mower Provost / Arunesh Sinha
Speaker Title: Human Behavior Understanding and Engineering: A Partnership / AI for safety and security
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016
Statistical and Algorithmic Tools to Aid Recovery in Flint
Speaker: Jacob Abernethy and Eric Schwartz
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016
Biometric template protection and biometric privacy (first half) + Brief introduction to other ML research projects (second half)
Speaker: Berrin Yanikoglu
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Toyota AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016
Toyota AI Seminar - Amanda Stent
Speaker: Amanda Stent
Speaker Title: NLP Researcher
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016
Sampling Based Motion Planning with Reachable Volumes
Speaker: Troy McMahon
Speaker Title: PhD student, Parasol Lab, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Chad Jenkins
12:00pm - 1:00pm in 3725 BBB

Monday, Jun 20, 2016
Robots That (Provide) Care
Speaker: Maja Matarić
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: Women in Computing, AI Seminar
11:00am - 12:00pm in Beyster 3725

Monday, May 2, 2016
Whats in a Game? An Intelligent and Adaptive Approach to Security
Speaker: Arunesh Sinha
Speaker Title: post-doctoral researcher
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Wellman
10:30am - 11:30am in 3941 Beyster

Monday, Apr 4, 2016
The Future is on Your Wrist: Challenges and Opportunities of Wearable Technologies
Speaker: Dr. Luca Foschini
Speaker Title: Co-founder and Head of Data Science at Evidation Health
Event Type: AI Seminar
3:00pm - 4:00pm in 3725 Bob and Betty Beyster Building

Monday, Mar 28, 2016
Combating Adversaries under Uncertainties in Real-world Security Problems: Advanced Game-theoretic Behavioral Models and Robust Algorithms
Speaker: Thanh Nguyen
Speaker Title: PhD Candidate
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Wellman
1:00pm - 2:00pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
Toward Learning by Reading using a New Semantics that Merges Propositional and Distributional Information
Speaker: Eduard Hovy
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
8:00am - 9:00am in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
Towards A Sequential Decision Model of Interaction with Computer Systems
Speaker: Andrew Howes
Speaker Title: Professor of Human-Computer Interaction
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
Following Natural Language Instructions in Unknown Environments
Speaker: Matt Walter
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016
Artificial Intelligence and Real Economics & Deception Detection using Real-life Trial Data
Speaker: Michael Wellman & Rada Mihalcea
Speaker Title: Professors of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016
Segmenting and Labeling On-Body Sensor Data Streams with CRFs and Factor Graphs
Speaker: Ben Marlin
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015
Evidence-Based Optimization
Speaker: Pascal Van Hentenryck
Speaker Title: Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015
Explorations in Computational Rationality: Explaining Human Behavior via Bounded Utility Maximization
Speaker: Richard Lewis
Speaker Title: Professor of Psychology and Linguistics
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015
AI Lab Pizza & Discussion
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015
Can Robots Behave Well as Members of Society? & Natural Language Processing for Collective Discourse
Speaker: Benjamin Kuipers & Dragomir Radev
Speaker Title: Professors of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015
Increasing the Utility of Machine Learning in Clinical Care & On the Equivalence of Simulated Annealing & Interior Point Path Following for Optimization
Speaker: Jenna Wiens & Jacob Abernethy
Speaker Title: Professors of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015
The Dependence of Effective Planning Horizon on Model Accuracy
Speaker: Nan Jiang
Speaker Title: PhD Student
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3901 BBBB

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015
Interactive Task Learning & Exploring and Understanding Large, Static and Dynamic Graphs
Speaker: John Laird & Danai Koutra
Speaker Title: Professors of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015
Using Motion to Understand Objects in the Real World
Speaker: David Held
Speaker Title: Computer Science Ph.D. Student
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Human-Centered Computing: Using Speech to Understand Behavior & Crowd-Powered Interactive Systems
Speaker: Emily Mower Provost & Walter Lasecki
Speaker Title: Professors of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015
Towards Encyclopedic Visual Understanding & Improved Perception of People and Scenes for Robots
Speaker: Jia Deng & Chad Jenkins
Speaker Title: Professors of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
Convex Methods for Latent Representation Learning
Speaker: Dale Schuurmans
Speaker Title: Professor of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Wellman
3:00pm - 4:15pm in 3725 BBBB

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
AI Lab Mini-Symposium
Speaker: Michael Wellman ("Program Chair")
Event Type: AI Seminar
8:30am - 1:00pm in 1690 BBB

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Learning Intelligent Assistants for Understanding Behavior
Speaker: Dragos D. Margineantu
Speaker Title: Senior Scientist, Boeing Technical Fellow
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Monday, May 4, 2015
Learning Better Clinical Risk Models
Speaker: Alexander Van Esbroeck
Event Type: AI Seminar, Defense
1:00pm - 3:00pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Friday, May 1, 2015
Search-based Software Refactoring: Towards Semantics Preservation
Speaker: Marouane Kessentini
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Software Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
Online Mapping and Perception Algorithms for Multi-robot Teams Operating in Urban Environments
Speaker: Johannes Strom
Event Type: AI Seminar, Defense
10:00am - 12:00pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015
Learning and Searching Methods for Robust, Real-Time Visual Odometry
Speaker: Andrew Richardson
Event Type: Defense, AI Seminar
1:00pm - 3:00pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
Generalizing Inverse Reinforcement Learning for the Real World
Speaker: Prashant Doshi
Speaker Title: Associate Professor of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Monday, Apr 20, 2015
Agent Aware Organizational Design
Speaker: Jason Sleight
Event Type: AI Seminar, Defense
8:30am - 10:30am in 3316 EECS

Monday, Apr 20, 2015
NLP Driven Models for Automatically Generating Survey Articles for Scientific Topics
Speaker: Rahul Jha
Event Type: Defense, AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
10:00am - 12:00pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Monday, Apr 20, 2015
Practical Natural Language Processing for Minority Languages
Speaker: Ben King
Event Type: Defense, AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
6:00pm - 8:00pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015
Low-Rank Spectral Learning for Predictive State Representations
Speaker: Alex Kulesza
Speaker Title: Postdoc
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015
Set-Valued Dynamic Treatment Regimes for Competing Outcomes
Speaker: Dan Lizotte
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015
On Hold: How Waiting For an Answer Affects the Choice of Question
and
Interactive Task Learning

Speaker: Ed Durfee and John Laird
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015
Human-Centered Computing: Using Speech to Understand Behavior
and
Academic Matchmaking: Pairing Faculty with Graduate Student Applicants

Speaker: Emily Mower Provost and Rada Mihalcea
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Monday, Jan 12, 2015
Semantic World Knowledge for NLP
Speaker: Mohit Bansal
Speaker Title: Research Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
10:00am - 11:00am in 3901 BBB

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
On Networks and Behavior: Strategic Inference and Machine Learning
Speaker: Luis Ortiz
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014
Deep Learning with UCT-Data for Real-Time Atari Game Play and Advances in Multimodal Deep Representation Learning
Speaker: Satinder Baveja and Honglak Lee
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Friday, Nov 21, 2014
Keyphrase Extraction in Citation Networks: How Do Citation Contexts Help?
Speaker: Cornelia Caragea
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas
Event Type: Natural Language Processing, AI Seminar, Women in Computing
10:30am - 11:30am in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014
The Vision-Language Interface in Machines and Humans
Speaker: Jeffrey Mark Siskind
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014
Google’s Self-Driving Car
Speaker: Dmitri Dolgov
Speaker Title: Software Lead
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
Implications of Algorithmic and High-Frequency Trading and From Perception to Cognition: Towards Knowledge Driven Image Understanding
Speaker: Michael Wellman and Jia Deng
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Human-Centered Principles and Methods for Designing Robotic Technologies
Speaker: Bilge Mutlu
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Psychology, and Industrial Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014
Why Label When You Can Compare? Active Constraint Pursuit in Metric Learning and Clustering
Speaker: Jason Corso
Speaker Title: Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
Data-Driven Patient Risk Stratification: Leveraging Data Across Time and Space to Enhance Local Care
Speaker: Jenna Wiens
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
Learning to Learn In Reinforcement Learning
Speaker: Michael L. Littman
Speaker Title: Professor of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Friday, Sep 19, 2014
Robots, Skills, and Symbols
Speaker: George Konidaris
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
2:00pm - 3:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014
Learning Large-Scale Patterns in Complex Networks
Speaker: Aaron Clauset
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, and the BioFrontiers Institute
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014
Smartphone-enabled Urban Solutions: Mobility On Demand and Mobility On Sale
Speaker: Shih-Fen Cheng
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
AI Lab Mini-Symposium
Event Type: AI Seminar
8:30am - 1:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
Cortical prediction markets
Speaker: David Balduzzi
Speaker Title: Senior Researcher
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
Mediating Perception and Action towards Situated Human-Robot Dialogue
Speaker: Joyce Chai
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014
Low-Rank Spectral Learning
Speaker: Alex Kulesza
Speaker Title: Postdoc
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
AI Inside the Car
Speaker: Shadi Mere
Speaker Title: Innovation Lead
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Monday, Mar 24, 2014
Online Learning for Advertising
Speaker: Kareem Amin
Speaker Title: PhD student
Event Type: AI Seminar
1:00pm - 2:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014
Understanding Incentives in Social Computing
Speaker: Alice Gao
Speaker Title: PhD Student
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014
Public Universities with Billion Dollar Endowments? Challenges and Opportunities in the Acquisition of Open-Domain Fine-Grained Classes from the Web
Speaker: Marius Pasca
Speaker Title: Research Scientist
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014
Constructing Space: How a naive agent can learn spatial relationships by observing sensorimotor contingencies
Speaker: Alexander Terekhov
Speaker Title: PostDoc
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Friday, Feb 14, 2014
Beyond Topic: Multi-dimensional Topic Models of Text
Speaker: Mark Dredze
Speaker Title: Assistant Research Professor in Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
12:30pm - 1:30pm in 2733 Beyster Building

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014
Unknowing More – The Downside of Information in Multi-Agent Systems
Speaker: David Sarne
Speaker Title: Senior Lecturer
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014
A Kernel-Based Combinatorial Auction
Speaker: Sébastien Lahaie
Speaker Title: Researcher
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014
Mind and Data: Learning to Predict Long-term Consequences Efficiently
Speaker: Rich Sutton
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014
Medication Adherence Improvement as a Bandit Problem
Speaker: Satinder Singh
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014
Using Temporal Constraint Reasoning to Improve Self-Management Decision Making
Speaker: Edmund Durfee
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013
Multilingual Opinion Analysis
Speaker: Rada Mihalcea
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013
Learning Narrative Structure: Algorithms & Data
Speaker: Mark Finlayson
Speaker Title: Research Scientist
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:30pm in BBB 3725

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013
Obtaining statistics from selfish agents
Speaker: Rafael Frongillo
Speaker Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:15pm in 3941 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013
Modeling of Driver Behavior in Real World Scenarios Using Multiple Noninvasive Sensors
Speaker: Carlos Busso
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013
New Directions in Representation Learning
Speaker: Honglak Lee
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013
Subspace Estimation and Tracking when Data are Missing and Corrupted
Speaker: Laura Balzano
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013
Efficient Optimal Learning for Contextual Bandits
Speaker: Satyen Kale
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013
Understanding the Implications of Algorithmic and High-Frequency Trading
Speaker: Michael Wellman
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Thursday, May 2, 2013
AI Lab Mini-Symposium
Event Type: AI Seminar
8:40am - 1:00pm in 3725 BBB

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
Adaptive and randomized (sub)gradient algorithms for online learning and optimization
Speaker: John Duchi
Event Type: AI Seminar
2:00pm - 3:00pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
Cortical Brain Machine Interfaces for the Treatment of Paralysis
Speaker: Cynthia Chestek
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013
Reinforcement Learning: Back to the Brain
Speaker: Josh Berke
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013
Intelligent Narrative Generation: Creativity, Engagement, and Cognition
Speaker: Mark Riedl
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
Scaling Up Object Recognition: What Have We Done? And Where Are We Going?
Speaker: Fei-Fei Li
Speaker Title: Associate professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013
Medical Decision Making of Chronic Disease Patients
Speaker: Mariel Lavieri
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012
Laplacian Low-Rank Correction: A Generalizable Approach to Incorporating Manifold Regularization Across Applications
Speaker: Zahi Karam
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012
Commitments and Responsibilities in Multiagent Systems
Speaker: Ed Durfee
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012
Autonomous Ground Vehicles at the University of Koblenz, Germany
Speaker: Frank Neuhaus
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012
Max mixtures: from reliable mapping to camera calibration
Speaker: Edwin Olson
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:30pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012
Learning Invariant and Robust Representations
Speaker: Honglak Lee
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012
Emotions in Engineering: Methods for the Interpretation of Ambiguous Emotional Content
Speaker: Emily Mower Provost
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012
Learning Language from its Perceptual Context
Speaker: Raymond J. Mooney
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012
Acquiring Grounded Representations of Words with Situated Interactive Instruction
Speaker: John Laird
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012
Strategic Reasoning about Network Formation Scenarios
Speaker: Michael Wellman
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012
Collaborative Robot Tracking of Geophysical Flows: How Local Measurements Discover Global Structures
Speaker: M. Ani Hsieh
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012
How should a robot perceive the world?
Speaker: Ashutosh Saxena
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012
Determinantal Point Processes: Representation, Inference, and Learning
Speaker: Alex Kulesza
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012
New AI student orientation
Speaker: AI faculty
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Friday, Jul 20, 2012
Explicit Semantic Analysis: Wikipedia-based Semantics for Natural Language Processing
Speaker: Shaul Markovitch
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
9:30am - 11:00am in 1690 BBB

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012
Towards a Graphical Cognitive Architecture for Virtual Humans (and Intelligent Agents/Robots)
Speaker: Paul S. Rosenbloom
Event Type: AI Seminar
1:00pm - 2:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012
From Contextual Search to Automatic Content Generation: Scaling Human Editorial Judgment
Speaker: Larry Birnbaum
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012
An Alternative Approach to Designing Clinical Trials: Budgeted Learning of Effective Classifiers
Speaker: Russell Greiner
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
8:00am - 9:00am in 3725 BBB (CSE)

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012
Energy-Aware Flight Planning for Unattended Unmanned Seaplane Operation
Speaker: Ella Atkins
Speaker Title: Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012
Perspective on Link Prediction
Speaker: Nitesh Chawla
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2012
Developing novel methods of communication for individuals with severe disabilities using patterns of physiological signals
Speaker: Stefanie Moraes
Speaker Title: NIDRR Postdoctoral Fellow
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2011
AI Journal Club: Inaugural Meeting
Speaker: John Laird
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011
A Case Study of Learning in an Uncertain Environment using a Cognitive Architecture: Soar Plays Dice.
Speaker: John Laird
Speaker Title: John L. Tishman Professor of Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Monday, Nov 21, 2011
AI Bake-Off for CSE Research Honors Competition
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2011
Adversarial Patrolling Games
Speaker: Yevgeniy Vorobeychik
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011
Efficient Learning of Sparse Distributed Feature Representations
Speaker: Honglak Lee
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011
Spectral Approaches to Learning Dynamical Systems
Speaker: Byron Boots
Speaker Title: Ph.D Candidate
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2011
Price Predicting Trading Strategies for Simultaneous One-Shot Auctions
Speaker: Michael P. Wellman
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011
Semantic Mapping with Mobile Robots
Speaker: Andrzej Pronobis
Speaker Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011
Selective Communication to Reduce Uncertainty in Multiagent Coordination
Speaker: Edmund Durfee
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Friday, Sep 16, 2011
Anatomy of a Functional Search Engine for Apps
Speaker: Eric Glover
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 1200 EECS

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011
Toyota AI Seminar Orientation
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2011
Toyota AI Seminar: Generating and Exploiting 3D Laser Data for Mobile Robotics
Speaker: Paul Newman
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011
Toyota AI Seminar: Sharks attack humans, but most sharks don't attack humans: Learning to express generalizations in language
Speaker: Susan Gelman
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
Toyota AI seminar: Temporal Pattern Recognition in the ICU
Speaker: Mohammed Saeed
Speaker Title: MD, PhD
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Feb 1, 2011
Toyota AI Seminar: Sharks attack humans, but most sharks dont attack humans: Learning to express generalizations in language
Speaker: Susan Gelman
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2011
Toyota AI Seminar: Classifying the Political Leaning of News Articles and Users From User Votes
Speaker: Daniel Zhou
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Jan 18, 2011
Toyota AI Seminar: Efficient Implementation of and Inference in Probabilistic Programming Languages
Speaker: David Wingate
Speaker Title: PhD.
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011
Toyota AI Seminar: The Optimal Reward Problem
Speaker: Satinder Singh Baveja
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Dec 7, 2010
Toyota AI Seminar: Mapping in the MAGIC 2010 robotics competition
Speaker: Edwin Olson
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Nov 23, 2010
Progress on Empirical Game-Theoretic Analysis
Speaker: Michael Wellman
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Nov 16, 2010
Toyota AI Seminar: Dont Ask, Dont Tell: Strategies for Modeling Agents in Cooperative Multiagent Systems
Speaker: Ed Durfee
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010
Toyota AI Seminar: Computational Biomarkers to Predict Death Following Coronary Attacks
Speaker: Zeeshan Syed
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Nov 2, 2010
Toyota AI Seminar: The Soar Cognitive Architecture
Speaker: John Laird
Speaker Title: John L. Tishman Professor of Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Wednesday, Oct 13, 2010
Causal Inference: Mathematical Foundations and Methodological Principles
Speaker: Judea Pearl
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
11:00am - 12:30pm in Auditorium II Room M1020, SPH II

Tuesday, Oct 12, 2010
Toyota AI Seminar: Unsupervised Feature Learning via Sparse Hierarchical Representations
Speaker: Honglak Lee
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Oct 5, 2010
Toyota AI Seminar: AI Faculty Panel Discussion
Speaker: AI Faculty
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Sep 28, 2010
Toyota AI Seminar: All Learning Is Robust
Speaker: Shie Mannor
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Sep 21, 2010
Toyota AI Seminar: How To Make A Robot That Feels
Speaker: J. Kevin O'Regan
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Sep 14, 2010
AI Lab's New Student Welcome
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 1670 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Apr 6, 2010
Zoetrope & Ziggurat: Enhancing Interactions with the Dynamic Web
Speaker: Eytan Adar
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Mar 30, 2010
A Unified Approach to Diverse Forms of Action Modeling and Prediction
Speaker: John Laird
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Mar 23, 2010
How Optimized Environmental Sensing Helps Address Information Overload on the Web
Speaker: Carlos Guestrin
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Mar 16, 2010
The Potential of Social Identity for Equilibrium Selection
Speaker: Yan Chen
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Mar 9, 2010
How can a robot learn the foundations of knowledge?
Speaker: Benjamin Kuipers
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2010
Probabilistic approach to high order assignment problems (joint systems/AI seminar)
Speaker: Yosi Keller
Speaker Title: Senior Lecturer
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1303 EECS

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2010
A coding-theoretic framework for query learning
Speaker: Clay Scott
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2010
Designing an environment to create mobile music instrument
Speaker: Georg Essl
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010
Using Virtual Reality to Investigate Comparative Spatial Cognitive Abilities of Chimpanzees and Humans
Speaker: Francine Dolins
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Dec 15, 2009
Planning Games: a Study of Planning and Strategic Collaboration
Speaker: Yagil Engel
Speaker Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Dec 8, 2009
Desires & Diversions (video)
Speaker: Allen Newell (video)
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Friday, Dec 4, 2009
Quantifying Approximate Strategyproofness
Speaker: David C. Parkes
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
3:30pm - 5:00pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Dec 1, 2009
A Criteria-Driven Framework for Agent-Based Modeling
Speaker: Michael Wellman
Speaker Title: Professor, Department of EECS
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2009
Rethinking Rewards in Reinforcement Learning
Speaker: Satinder Singh
Speaker Title: Professor, Department of EECS
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009
Decentralized decision making with spatially distributed data
Speaker: Long Nguyen
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2009
Towards Contextual Text Mining
Speaker: Qiaozhu Mei
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, School of Information
Event Type: AI Seminar, Natural Language Processing
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2009
The 2010 MAGIC Robotics Competition
Speaker: Edwin Olson
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2009
Computational Methods for Physiological Data
Speaker: Zeeshan Syed
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2009
AI After Dark: Computers Playing Poker
Speaker: Michael Bowling
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 1670 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2009
Making Database Systems Easier to Use
Speaker: H. V. Jagadish
Speaker Title: Bernard A Galler Collegiate Professor of Elec. Engg. and Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2009
Open-Source Flight Management and Its Application to the Flying Fish UAS
Speaker: Ella Atkins
Speaker Title: Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009
Data Mining Methods for Graph Discovery in Neuroinformatics
Speaker: K. P. Unnikrishnan
Speaker Title: Staff Research Scientist
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2009
Modeling Dynamical Systems with Structured Predictive State Representations
Speaker: Britton Wolfe
Speaker Title: PhD Candidate, Computer Science and Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2009
Autonomous robot learning of foundational representations
Speaker: Ben Kuipers
Speaker Title: Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2009
Efficiently Learning to Behave Efficiently
Speaker: Michael Littman
Speaker Title: Professor, Department of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Feb 3, 2009
The Adaptive Control of Action and Thought: Boundedly Rational Behavior Under Cognitive Constraint
Speaker: Richard L. Lewis
Speaker Title: Professor of Psychology,Professor of Linguistics
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2009
Visual recognition and reconstruction in the three-dimensional world
Speaker: Silvio Savarese
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2008
Finding Preferable Choices in Constrained and Multiagent Contexts
Speaker: Ed Durfee
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2008
Evaluation of Human-level Intelligence
Speaker: John Laird
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2008
Learning Nonparametric Kernel Matrices from Pairwise Constraints
Speaker: Rong Jin
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Friday, Oct 10, 2008
Sid Meier: AI seminar on AI and Games
Speaker: Sid Meier
Event Type: AI Seminar
12:00pm - 1:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2008
Applications of AI systems that think the way people think
Speaker: Mike Van Lent
Speaker Title: Chief Scientist
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2008
Toyota AI Seminar | The RoboCup Standard Platform League: Challenges and Opportunities
Speaker: Eric Chown
Speaker Title: Associate Professor of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2008
Toyota AI Seminar | Place Recognition from Perceptually Ambiguous Data
Speaker: Edwin Olson
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2008
Graphical Multiagent Models
Speaker: Michael Wellman
Speaker Title: Professor, Associate Chair
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2008
AI Lab Orientation
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2008
BoostCluster: Boosting Clustering by Pairwise Constraints
Speaker: Rong Jin
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008
Reinventing Partially Observable Reinforcement Learning
Speaker: Eyal Amir
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2008
Semantic Matchmaking with Expressive Preference Representation
Speaker: Azzurra Ragone
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2008
Multi-Robot Intelligence
Speaker: Manuela M. Veloso
Speaker Title: Professor, Computer Science
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2008
Is Cognitive Science the Right Method for AI?
Speaker: John E. Laird
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2008
Mechanism Design and Analysis Using Simulation-Based Game Models
Speaker: Yevgeniy Vorobeychik
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2008
Finding Patterns in Large Networks
Speaker: Mark Newman
Speaker Title: Professor, Department of Physics
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2008
Toyota AI Lab Seminar
Speaker: Piotr J. Gmytrasiewicz
Speaker Title: Interactive Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2007
Machine Learning and Multiagent Systems: From robot soccer to autonomous traffic
Speaker: Peter Stone
Speaker Title: Director, Learning Agents Research Group
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2007
State Estimation and Control in Multi-Agent Decision and Control Systems
Speaker: Domitilla Del Vecchio
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2007
Name-that-Tune and other Naming Problems in Music Information
Speaker: Gregory H. Wakefield
Speaker Title: Professor, EECS
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Friday, Nov 2, 2007
Name-that-Tune and other Naming Problems in Music Information
Speaker: Prof. Greg Wakefield
Speaker Title: Professor of EECS
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2007
Some Challenges in Planning for Time-Constrained, Dynamic, Multi-Agent, Stochastic Task Environments
Speaker: Edmund Durfee
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2007
From Reinforcement Learning to Artificial Intelligence
Speaker: Satinder Singh Baveja
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2007
Title to be announced
Speaker: Susan Murphy
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2007
Title to be announced
Speaker: Andrew Ng
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2007
Title to be announced
Speaker: Martin Strauss, Assistant Professor, EECS / Mathematics
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Mar 13, 2007
Toyota AI Seminar - Title to be announced
Speaker: Domitilla Del Vecchio, Assistant Professor, EECS
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2007
Toyota AI Seminar
Speaker: Stephane Lafortune, Professor, EECS
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2007
Declarative Querying for Biomedical Applications
Speaker: Jignesh Patel, Associate Professor, EECS
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2006
Probabilistic Robotics with Applications To Navigation
Speaker: Sebastian Thrun, Prof. of Computer Science, Stanford Univ.
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in CHANGE IN LOCATION: Toyota Tech. Center

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2006
An Exploratory Model of Language Acquisition and Evolution
Speaker: John Holland
Speaker Title: Professor, Psychology and Computer Science and Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2006
A Strategic Model for Information Markets
Speaker: Rahul Sami, Assistant Professor, UM School of Information
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2006
TOSCA: A new biologically-inspired cognitive architecture
Speaker: John Laird, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2006
Nonparametric Anomaly Prediction and Discovery
Speaker: Clayton Scott
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Stained-Glass Conference Room (3725 Beyster Bldg.)

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2006
Graduate Student Presentations
Speaker: AI Graduate Students
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2006
Autonomous Bidding Agents: Strategies and Lessons from the Trading Agent Competition **
Speaker: Michael Wellman, PhD, Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2006
Autonomy Augmentation to improve
Speaker: Ella M. Atkins, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained-Glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2006
Resource Allocation with MDP-Induced Preferences
Speaker: Dmitri Dolgov
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained-glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2006
Practical Issues in Mechanism Design
Speaker: Yevgeniy "Eugene" Vorobeychik
Event Type: AI Seminar
8:00am - 9:00am in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained-glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2006
Unifying Cognitive Processing, Appraisal and Emotion
Speaker: Bob Marinier
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained-glass Conference Room)

Thursday, Mar 23, 2006
Controlled Predictive State Models for Dynamical Systems with Continuous Observations
Speaker: Matt Rudary
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained-glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2006
Using Empirical Game Theory to Analyze Four-Player Chaturanga
Speaker: Chris Kiekintveld
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained-glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2006
On Mediating Policies
Speaker: Erik Talvitie
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained-glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2006
Incorporating Mental Imagery into a Cognitive Architecture
Speaker: Scott Lathrop
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained-glass room)

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2006
Investigating a Multi-Device Framework for Collaborative Inquiry Learning
Speaker: Leilah Lyons
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2006
Kernel Predictive Linear Gaussian Models for Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamical Systems
Speaker: David Wingate
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg. (Stained-glass Conference Room)

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2006
The Binaural Display of Reverberant Space using MIMO State-Space Systems
Speaker: Norman Adams
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 Beyster Bldg.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2005
Interactive Hatching and Stippling by Example
Speaker: Lee Markosian
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2005
Rethinking State, Action, and Reward in Reinforcement Learning
Speaker: Prof. Satinder Singh
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Friday, Nov 18, 2005
Reasoning about Rationality and Beliefs
Speaker: Avi Pfeffer
Event Type: AI Seminar
2:00pm - 3:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2005
Reflections on Virtual Acoustics - Pun Intended
Speaker: Gregory H. Wakefield
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2005
Games, Planning, Categorial Grammars, and Control of Discrete Event Systems
Speaker: Bill Rounds
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2005
Agent-Based Systems for Coordinating Activities
Speaker: Ed Durfee
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Thursday, Oct 27, 2005
Dual Photography
Speaker: Pradeep Sen
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in 1005 EECS

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2005
Kernel-Based Tracking of Geometric Templates
Speaker: Prof Igor Guskov
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2005
An Agent-Based Model of Language Acquisition and Evolution
Speaker: Prof John H. Holland
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2005
Computational and Empirical Explorations of Fast, Complex Cognition: Interactive Skill, Language Processing, and Humor Perception
Speaker: Richard L. Lewis
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (large conference room)

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2005
The Cognitive Architecture Approach to AI Research
Speaker: John Laird
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2005
Empirical Game-Theoretic Analysis for Practical Strategic Reasoning
Speaker: Michael Wellman
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2005
AI Seminar
Speaker: Prof John Laird
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL (Large Conference Room)

Thursday, Apr 7, 2005
A Geometric Perspective on Machine Learning
Speaker: Partha Niyogi
Event Type: AI Seminar
12:00pm - 1:30pm in 175 ATL

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2005
Adding Preferences to Temporal Constraint Satisfaction Problems
Speaker: Bart Peintner
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 175 ATL

Thursday, Sep 30, 2004
The Making of Madden
Speaker: Dave Swanson
Event Type: AI Seminar
7:30pm - 9:00pm in White Auditorium, G906 Cooley Bldg., North Campus

Tuesday, Sep 7, 2004
Scalable Ubiquitous Computing Systemss
Speaker: JON CROWCROFT
Event Type: AI Seminar
11:30am - 1:00pm in 1005 EECS

Monday, Mar 8, 2004
Evolving the Science of Data Mining: Challenges, Applications, and Future
Speaker: Dr. Usama Fayyad
Event Type: AI Seminar
10:00am - 11:30am in 1005 EECS

Thursday, Feb 12, 2004
Evolving the Science of Data Mining: Challenges, Applications, and Future
Speaker: Dr. Usama Fayyad
Event Type: AI Seminar
10:00am - 11:30am in 1005 EECS

Monday, Nov 4, 2002
Animation by Example
Speaker: Michael Gleicher
Event Type: AI Seminar
4:00pm - 5:30pm in Chesebrough Auditorium