May 30, 2017 - 4:00 pm
Noam Chomsky (MIT)  
Title: Language and Evolution
In their latest book, Why Only Us: Language and Evolution, Berwick and Chomsky discuss the biolinguistic perspective on language, which views language as a particular object of the biological world; the computational efficiency of language as a system of thought and...
May 26, 2017 - 4:00 pm
Kevin Murphy (Google)
Biography: Kevin Patrick Murphy was born in Ireland, grew up in England (BA from Cambridge), and went to graduate school in the USA (MEng from U. Penn, PhD from UC Berkeley, Postdoc at MIT). In 2004, he became a professor of computer science and statistics at the University of British Columbia in...
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May 15, 2017 - 8:00 am
This meeting is invitation only.
May 5, 2017 - 4:00 pm
Erik Brynjolfsson (MIT)
Brynjolfsson (MIT)
Biography: Erik Brynjolfsson is Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Professor at MIT Sloan School, and Research Associate at NBER. His research examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and performance, digital...
April 21, 2017 - 4:00 pm
Jacob Feldman (Rutgers)
Title: Perceptual Organization From a Bayesian Point of View
Abstract: Perceptual organization is the process by which the visual system groups the visual image into distinct clusters or units. In this talk I'll sketch a Bayesian approach to grouping, formulating it as an inverse inference problem...
Image: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT
April 19, 2017 - 1:45 pm
Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office
April 14, 2017
"In the past 10 years, the best-performing artificial-intelligence systems — such as the speech recognizers on smartphones or Google’s latest automatic translator — have resulted from a technique called 'deep learning.'
Deep learning is in fact a new name for an approach to artificial intelligence called neural networks, which have been going in and out of fashion for more than 70 years. Neural...
Photo of Prof. Amnon Shashua and the audience during his talk.
April 14, 2017 - 3:45 pm
Amnon Shashua PhD ’93, co-founder of Mobileye, discusses challenges associated with autonomous vehicles in MIT visit.
MIT News | Around Campus
by Julie Pryor | McGovern Institute for Brain Research
April 13, 2017
"The field of transportation is undergoing a seismic shift with the introduction of autonomous driving — or computer-driven cars. Computer vision scientist and Mobileye co-founder Amnon Shashua PhD ’93 described the challenges...
David Vogel
April 12, 2017 - 2:00 pm
David Vogel, Trustee (Voloridge Investment Management, LLC)
Abstract: The introductory portion of this talk will review some state-of-the-art machine learning techniques. We will discuss concepts of ensembles and popular methodologies within this category. We’ll touch upon collaborative filtering techniques used for recommendation systems, and we’ll present...
Dr. Matt Peterson talking with Edgar B. Herwick III from WGBH
April 5, 2017 - 2:00 pm
The Curiosity Desk, a radio program on WGBH hosted by Edgar B. Herwick III, interviewed CBMM Postdoc Dr. Matt Peterson for a segment answering listener submitted questions. For the second part of the broadcast, Matt helped answer the question of "What are you looking at?". Listen in to find out the answer [starting at 2:13].
March 27, 2017 - 9:00 am
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Understanding intelligence -how we may be able to replicate intelligence in machines, and how the brain produces intelligent behavior- is one of the greatest challenges in science and technology.
There are many aspects of human intelligence which have been impossible so far to replicate in...
Photo of Prof. Amnon Shashua
March 24, 2017 - 4:30 pm
Amnon Shashua - Hebrew University, Co-founder, CTO and Chairman of Mobileye
Abstract: The field of transportation is undergoing a seismic change with the coming introduction of autonomous driving. The technologies required to enable computer driven cars involves the latest cutting edge artificial intelligence algorithms along three major thrusts: Sensing, Planning and...
March 23, 2017 - 9:00 am
This meeting is invitation only. 
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March 13, 2017 - 12:30 pm
By MARK SCOTT for the New York Times
"Intel agreed on Monday to pay $15.3 billion for Mobileye, an Israeli technology company that specializes in making sensors and cameras for autonomous cars, as the global microchip giant tries to expand its reach in the fast-growing sector.
The deal follows a growing partnership between Intel and Mobileye. In January, the companies announced plans to have up to 40 autonomous cars on American and European...
March 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm
We will be meeting to discuss our center’s upcoming External Advisory Committee (EAC) Meeting (March 23rd & 24th) and NSF STC Site Visit (May 15th-17th.) CBMM Research Thrust Leaders will discuss overall goals for these events, as well as coordinate the respective poster sessions.