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 in AI.


Murray Campbell is a Distinguished Research Staff Member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, where he is a manager in the AI Foundations organization.  He was a member of the team that developed Deep Blue, which was the first computer to defeat the human world chess champion in a match.  Campbell received numerous awards for Deep Blue, including the Allen Newell Medal for Research Excellence and the Fredkin Prize.  His current work includes research in number of areas of machine learning, including lifelong learning, reading comprehension and interpretability.  Campbell received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in computing science from the University of Alberta, and his Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.  He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).


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