Category: AIR Seminars

“New Algorithms for Interpretable Machine Learning” Cynthia Rudin (Duke)

Cynthia Rudin, Duke University When: Monday, December 10, 2018 Networking reception, 10:30-11:00am; Seminar 11:00-12:00pm Where: Kilachand Center, 610 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA, Colloquium Room   Abstract: With the widespread use of machine learning, there have been serious societal consequences from using black box models for high-stakes decisions, including flawed models for medical imaging, and poor […]

“Building and Evaluating Conversational Agents”

João Sedoc, University of Pennsylvania Monday, December 3, 2018 11:00am – 12:00pm, refreshment & networking at 10:30am Hariri Institute for Computing 111 Cummington Mall Boston, MA 02215 Abstract: There has been a renewed focus on dialog systems, including non-task driven conversational agents (i.e. “chit-chat bots”). Dialog is a challenging problem since it spans multiple conversational turns. […]