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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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Cristina Conati has Paper Accepted by the Artificial Intelligence Journal

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April 20, 2021

CAIDA member Dr. Cristina Conati, alongside fellow researchers Oswald Barral, Vanessa Putnam, and Lea Rieger, has had a paper accepted to the Artificial Intelligence Journal. The Artificial Intelligence Journal (AIJ) is the most prestigi...

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Dr. Kevin Leyton-Brown: AI for Social Good

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November 17, 2020

CAIDA Director, Dr. Kevin Leyton-Brown, is known for his work on AI & Game Theory: a sub-sector that uses artificial intelligence to provide a computational approach to analyze situations where there are competing factors and players...

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NeurIPS 2020 Accepted Papers

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September 28, 2020

This year marks the 34th annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems: a workshop and conference hosted by the Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation that is more casually referred to as NeurIPS.  While this year’...

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ICML 2020 Accepts 7 Papers by CAIDA Members

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July 14, 2020

The thirty-seventh International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) has selected 7 papers by CAIDA members for this year’s conference, occurring virtually from July 12th - 18th, 2020.  Supported by the International Machine Learning S...

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CAIDA Members Awarded CIFAR Catalyst Grant

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June 18, 2020

CAIDA members Frank Wood (Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Mila), Benjamin Bloem-Reddy, Alexandre Bouchard, and Trevor Campbell have been awarded the CIFAR Catalyst Grant for their project “Planning as Inference in Epidemiological Dynamics Models ...

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