Cover image from Special Issue: Deep Learning | Information and Inference
June 16, 2016
Special Issue Editors: F. Bach and T. Poggio
Abstract from Introduction:
"Faced with large amounts of data, the aim of machine learning is to make predictions. It applies to many types of data, such as images, sounds, biological...
MIT Campaign Feature: The Matter of Minds
May 31, 2016
“MIT’s greatest invention may be itself—an unusual concentration of unusual talent, restlessly reinventing itself on a mission to make a better world.”
MIT President L. Rafael Reif
MIT launched the "MIT Campaign for a Better...
Photograph of Prof. Josh Tenenbaum
May 9, 2016
Prof. Josh Tenenbaum has been awarded the Howard Crosby Warren Medal, from the Society of Experimental Psychologists (SEP), for his pioneering and seminal contributions to our understanding of human knowledge development and...
Photo of Prof. Shimon Ullman
May 3, 2016
Congratulations to Prof. Shimon Ullman (Weizmann Institute of Science, MIT, CBMM)  who was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS.)
Excerpt from AAAS press release, dated April 20, 2016:
"The American Academy...
Photos of Prof.  Liz Spelke and Prof. Amnon Shashua
March 25, 2016
Prof. Elzabeth Spelke, CBMM Associate Director, and Prof. Amnon Shashua, CBMM International Partner, have both been invited to be plenary speakers at CVPR 2016. The Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) is...
Group photo of the 2015 CBMM Undergraduate Summer Research Interns
March 18, 2016
CBMM offers an intensive 10-week summer research internship, in collaboration with the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences (MIT BCS), for advanced undergraduates from institutions with limited research opportunities to...
March 14, 2016
 Joey will be working in Prof. Josh Tenenbaum's lab this summer, under the supervision of Mark Siegel and Julian Jara-Ettinger. 

Google's AlphaGo defeats South Korean Go master Lee Sedol
March 9, 2016
Google's DeepMind group, and CBMM Industrial Partner, developed an artificial intelligence to master the traditional Chinese game "Go". Combining the machine learning methodologies of deep neural networks and reinforcement...
Google DeepMind
February 23, 2016
"Google and Korean Baduk (Chinese Go) Association (KBA) today held the “Google Deepmind Challenge Match Press Briefing” to announce the details on the upcoming Go games between Sedol Lee (9-dan) and AlphaGo, a computer AI by...
Fig. S2. from PNAS paper: Atoms of recognition in human and computer vision, Ullman, et al, PNAS 2016
February 18, 2016
By Jeremy Hsu
Posted 15 Feb 2016
A recent IEEE article covers Prof. Shimon Ullman's research on the digital baby project.
"Can artificial intelligence evolve as human baby does, learning about the world by seeing and...