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Summer Course at MBL, Woods Hole: Brains, Minds and Machines
An intensive three-week course which will give a “deep end” introduction to the problem of intelligence.
Image from MBL Catalyst, Summer 2015 publication
MBL Catalyst Summer 2015 includes a feature on CBMM's Brains, Minds and Machines course.
Figure 1. from the paper.
Profs. Sam Gershman and Josh Tenenbaum, with Eric J. Horvitz, wrote a Review for the special issue of Science: Artificial Intelligence
Photo of Prof. Poggio (MIT) and and Dr Xu Qianli (A*Star) PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES
Device can help them check if they're taking the right medicine, recognise familiar faces
justin wood seminar talk
Watch Prof. Justin Wood's Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar talk "Building newborn minds in virtual worlds," taped on April 28, 2015, in McGovern 46-3189.
Prof. Thomas Serre Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series talk.
Watch Prof. Thomas Serre's Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series talk "Towards a system-level theory of computation in the visual cortex," taped on April 14, 2015, in the Singleton Auditorium, MIT.
Watch Prof. Amnon Shashua's Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series talk "Computer Vision that is Changing Our World," taped on March 23, 2015, in the Singleton Auditorium, MIT.
Group photo of the 2014 summer course attendees
CBMM Memo 024 is compilation of abstracts from the student projects of the 2014 Brains, Minds, and Machines Summer Course student projects.
Photo of Postdoc Gemma Roig Noguera and PhD student Steve Voinea at the Center for Brains, Minds and Machines.
"Brain Training…for Machines: ... Poggio, who directs the MIT-based Center for Brains, Minds and Machines, is trying to endow computers with more human-like intelligence. "
Portrait of Prof. Shimon Ullman
Prof. Ullman honored for his “far-reaching contributions to artificial intelligence and general cognition, and particularly in the field of computer vision, and for his significant contribution to the development of the hightech industry."
Graphic of brain and video game characters.
Game-playing software holds lessons for neuroscience by Elizabeth Gibney on February 25, 2015 Photo credit: Google DeepMind
Image of a maze in the shape of a brain.
Nancy Kanwisher: What Does It Take To Map The Human Brain?; Rebecca Saxe: How Do We Know What Other People Are Thinking?
Future of Life Institute
The Future of Life Institute, based in Cambridge, MA and headed by Max Tegmark (MIT), is seeking proposals for research projects aimed to maximize the future societal benefit of artificial intelligence while avoiding potential hazards.
“Dahlia” by Katinka Matson | www.katinkamatson.com
The Edge Foundation poses an annual questions to researchers and intellectuals. The Edge Question 2015 is “WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT MACHINES THAT THINK?”