Obtaining accurate probabilities using an Ensemble of Linear Trend Estimation

By Mahdi Pakdaman This Friday, I actually intended to attend the talk of Yun Huang :"Towards reliable and useful student modeling for real-world adaptive tutoring systems" hosted by Intelligent Systems Program at University of Pittsburgh. However, because of schedule change I missed it and catched the next talk given by Mahdi Pakdaman about a data mining … Continue reading Obtaining accurate probabilities using an Ensemble of Linear Trend Estimation

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Explain and answer: Intelligent systems which can communicate about what they see

By Marcus Rohrbach Today's talk was organized under the LTI Colloquium Series hosted by Language Technologies Institute of Carnegie Mellon University. The focus of the talk was similar to one of the previous talks I attended in LTI before: From Naming Concrete Objects to Sharing Abstract Thought: Vision-to-Language Begins to Grow Up. The speaker, who … Continue reading Explain and answer: Intelligent systems which can communicate about what they see

How Experiments in Architecture, Cybernetics & AI Poured the Foundations of Interaction Design

By Molly Steenson The talk I attended this week was held in Human Computer Interaction Instute of Carnegie Mellon University. Its main purpose was to discuss interaction design and HCI conventions related to the concepts from architecture inspired by HCI and AI researchers. Summary Throughout the talk, Professor Steenson discussed concepts and philosophies related to … Continue reading How Experiments in Architecture, Cybernetics & AI Poured the Foundations of Interaction Design

From Naming Concrete Objects to Sharing Abstract Thought: Vision-to-Language Begins to Grow Up

By Margaret Mitchell The talk I attended today was held in the Language Technologies Institute of Carnegie Mellon University. Indeed, I was not expecting too much learning from this talk related to my research domain, but the topic and the speaker's being from Google Research has attracted my attention. As the result, I preferred to attend … Continue reading From Naming Concrete Objects to Sharing Abstract Thought: Vision-to-Language Begins to Grow Up

Tackling Anomaly Mining Problems in the Wild with Networks and Beyond

By Leman Akoglu Last week on October 18, I attended this talk hold in Machine Learning Department of Carnegie Mellon University, but I now have a chance to write about it on my blog. The reason I preferred to attend this talk was that I saw buzzword "security" in the abstract of it. As I … Continue reading Tackling Anomaly Mining Problems in the Wild with Networks and Beyond

Toward Semantic Understanding of Spatial Trajectories

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By Jesse Li The talk I attended today was held in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Professor Li mentioned about her current research projects and explain the data mining techniques they used. Despite I do not have research interest in spatial data mining, I expected this talk to be the most … Continue reading Toward Semantic Understanding of Spatial Trajectories

Digital Health Research: Ethical, Regulatory, and Technologicl Challenges and Opportunities for Researchers and IRBs-and what to do about it

By Jeremy Block Today, I attended a talk at Health Sciences Department, University of Pittsburgh. The original title of the talk was "Digital Health & mHealth Research: Design and eConsent Best Practices" and changed to the one as the title of this blog post by the speaker. I planned to attend this talk for this … Continue reading Digital Health Research: Ethical, Regulatory, and Technologicl Challenges and Opportunities for Researchers and IRBs-and what to do about it

Embodied Empathic Agents- Just What Tutoring Systems Need?

By Ruth Aylett I was quite impressed by the today's talk at Human Computer Interaction Instute of Carnegie Mellon. Professor Aylett presented her research projects at School of Math and Computer Science of Heriot Watt University in UK. Both the topic and her way of presentation made the talk intriguing for me, may be because of the … Continue reading Embodied Empathic Agents- Just What Tutoring Systems Need?