Talks explore artificial intelligence and machine learning

Series presented by UPEI’s School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Dr. Martin Mueller

The UPEI School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences is hosting a series of research presentations about artificial intelligence and machine learning. The presentations are open to the public and are presented with the support of the Office of the Vice-President Academic and Research.

Dr. Trung Ngo, an associate professor at UPEI, will present “Socially aware robot navigation with guarantee of human safety and comfort” on Monday, February 26 at 3:15 pm in the Cass Science Hall, room 101.

Dr. Kai Liu, an assistant professor at UPEI, will present “Predicting forage crop loss in the presence of systemic weather risk using remote sensing data: an insurance application” on Monday, March 12 at 3:15 pm in the Cass Science Hall, room 101.

On Monday, March 26 at 3:00 pm, Dr. Martin Mueller, professor and associate chair in computing science at the University of Alberta, will present “Computer Go: from the beginnings to AlphaGo Zero. Dr. Mueller is the grandfather of AlphaGo, in the sense that AlphaGo is created by Dr. David Silver (Lead Researcher on AlphaGo in DeepMind Inc.) and Dr. Mueller is his PhD supervisor.

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