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U of A research on “Hybridization of Active Learning and Data Programming for Labeling Large Industrial Datasets” to be presented at IEEE Big Data 2018

University of Alberta Electrical & Computer Engineering Department research paper on “Hybridization of Active Learning and Data Programming for Labeling Large Industrial Datasets” to be presented at IEEE Big Data 2018 Under the supervision of Dr James Miller, students Mona Nashaat, Aindrila Ghosh, Shaikh Quader, Chad Marston, and Jean-Francois Puget will present their paper on December 12,

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IBM Energy Researcher Young-Hye Na to present at 10:00 AM, September 20, 2018 at NRC Nanotechnology Research Centre – Taylor Room

Materials and Process Innovations for Next Generation Batteries Young-Hye Na – Manager, Advanced Energy Storage Group, Materials Innovation and Discovery Department, IBM Almaden Research Center, yna@us.ibm.com    The need for efficient, high capacity batteries in almost every aspect of our life including power generation and consumption, consumer electronics, healthcare, and transportation is ubiquitous and growing. While much

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World’s fastest supercomputer contains UAlberta technology

“The fastest, most efficient computers on the planet, announced last week by the U.S. Department of Energy, integrate technology developed by University of Alberta computing scientist …The U of A team, comprised of Professor Nelson Amaral and graduate students Artem Chikin and Taylor Lloyd, provided technology used in the machine’s compiler …” Click for full

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Call for Code: Answer the call on JUNE 18

Call for Code is more than a global challenge, it’s an opportunity for your developers to make a lasting change for social good. Unlike other hackathons and code challenges, the code is just the beginning. We’re providing your developers with access to the best in IBM technology—IBM Cloud, AI, IoT and more—to build any solution

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IBM Research AI Overview seminar by IBM Researcher Murray Campbell at University of Alberta – April 20, 2018 – 12:00 PM in CSC 3-33

IBM Research has a long history of artificial intelligence research going back to the 1950s.  In recent years, we have greatly expanded our efforts in AI, and I will provide an overview of our research in a number of areas, including:  lifelong learning, learning from unlabeled data, adaptive architectures, reading comprehension, and fairness and accountability

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AIHS Postgraduate Fellowship Award: Dr. Mina Gheiratmand

AIHS Postgraduate Fellowship Award: Dr. Mina Gheiratmand, University of Alberta An Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AIHS) Postgraduate Fellowship has been awarded to Dr. Mina Gheiratmand, a Computational Psychiatry group member who will focus on the use of machine learning techniques and neuroimaging to guide diagnosis and treatment in schizophrenia. Dr. Gheiratmand will be supervised by Dr.

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