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Dr. Muhammad Abdul-Mageed Appointed CRC Chair

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June 30, 2022

Dr. Muhammad Abdul-Mageed has been named a Canada Research Chair in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning during the 2022 CRC appointments. Dr. Abdul-Mageed is an assistant professor in the School of Information and Departmen...

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CVPR 2022 Accepted Papers

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April 22, 2022

From June 19th through 24th some of the top researchers working in computer vision will gather in-person and virtually for IEEE/CVF’s annual international conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR).  This hybrid confere...

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UBC Killam Research Prizes Awarded to CAIDA Members

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April 14, 2022

The research excellence and scholarly achievements of two of CAIDA’s members has recently been recognized as recipients of UBC’s 2021 Faculty Research Awards.  Raymond Ng (Computer Science) and Mark Schmidt (Computer Science) have both b...

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AAAI 2022 Accepted Papers

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January 7, 2022

This year marks the 36th Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference.  The annual AAAI Conference is a prestigious artificial intelligence conference that aims to promote AI research excellence and encour...

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CAIDA's JEDI Initiative

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December 10, 2021

In 2021 CAIDA, alongside nine other research clusters at UBC, formed the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Health Cluster Alliance.  The goal of this alliance is to learn about inequity and oppression in a post-secondary co...

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NeurIPS 2021 Accepted Papers

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November 17, 2021

This year marks the 35th annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS): a workshop and conference hosted by the Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation that celebrates the work being done in artificial int...

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Book Release: An Introduction to Lifted Probabilistic Inference

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September 23, 2021

CAIDA member David Poole, alongside fellow authors Guy Van den Broeck, Kristian Kersting, and Sriraam Natarajan have recently published a book on probabilistic lifted inference titled "An Introduction to Lifted Probabilistic Inference." ...

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UBC Announces Major Hiring Cluster in AI

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August 31, 2021

UBC’s Big New Investment in AI for Scientific Impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fueling profound innovation across science, the economy and society, with UBC students and faculty at the forefront of many advancements. "Now, UBC is ...

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Dr. Leonid Sigal Wins Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship

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July 9, 2021

CAIDA member Dr. Leonid Sigal has been awarded the BC Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship award.  This award is in recognition of exceptional research that has the potential to make a large impact on the respective field.   This awar...

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CAIDA Celebrates New CIFAR AI Chair Appointments at UBC

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June 11, 2021

The CIFAR Pan-Canadian AI Strategy recently appointed five new Canada CIFAR AI Chairs, two of which are UBC faculty: CAIDA member Danica Sutherland and Mijung Park.  The Canada CIFAR AI Chairs program is designed to help support the adva...

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