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AAAI AI Debate moderated by Kevin Leyton-Brown

Future of AI Panel

February 4, 2019

An entertaining debate on the future of AI was just held at AAAI, one of the top AI conferences: https://player.vimeo.com/video/314378703?autoplay=1#t=1h7m0s …. The chair and organizer was our own Kevin Leyton-Brown. The debaters were ab...

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CAIDA member Sara Mostafavi awarded a CIFAR AI Chair

Sara Mostafavi

December 27, 2018

Sara Mostafavi, a CAIDA member and an Assistant Professor of Statistics at UBC, has been awarded a prestigious CIFAR AI Chair. From CIFAR's press release: An important pillar of the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy, the Canada CIFAR AI Chairs...

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CAIDA Professor Nick Harvey and collaborators win Best Paper Award at the NeurIPS 2018 Conference

Group photo

December 27, 2018

Professor Nick Harvey and his collaborators give a new solution to a classical question: how many samples must one draw from a Mixture of Gaussians distribution in order to find a distribution that approximates it well? Their paper title...

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