Dr. Bernardo Huberman Speaking at Technical University of Denmark on AI

On Wednesday, August 29th CableLabs Fellow and vice president of the Core Innovation Team, Bernardo Huberman, is giving a talk on Artifical Intelligence and the Network at the internationally renowned Technical University of Denmark (DTU).

A former senior vice president at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and director of the Mechanisms and Design Lab at HP Labs, Dr. Huberman has over 30 years' experience in innovation. Originally from Argentina, he received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently a consulting professor in the Department of Applied Physics at Stanford University. You can find more information on Bernardo here and more details on Bernardo's talk are below:

  • Date: August 29, 2018
  • Time: 14:00
  • Location: Technical University of Denmark, Building 321, 1st floor: Room 134

Abstract: Artificial Intelligence is the attempt to make computers emulate human cognition and thought processes. It has existed for a long time and has sprouted a number of subfields, from semantic networks and common sense reasoning to robotics, logic programming and machine learning. In spite of the glacial rate of progress in AI,  one subfield, machine learning, has recently taken off like wildfire. What powers this incredible growth is the availability of fast processors that have made possible computations than seemed hard to achieve a few years ago. As a result, we now have powerful systems that can easily recognize myriad images and spoken languages. This talk will describe some of the great successes of machine learning, their limitations, and their application to networking problems which pervade modern communications. I will also present a form of artificial intelligence that is distributed in nature and that mimics the ability of groups of people and social insects to solve extremely hard problems.

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