Category: Events

From Vision to Language and Back Again

Andrei Barbu, Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Wednesday, November 15, 1:00-2:00pm; Hariri Institute for Computing (111 Cummington Mall, Boston) Abstract: We will discuss a program to unify research around a number of vision-language problems into a single mathematical framework culminating in a robotic platform that is able to follow natural language commands, store knowledge, and answer questions. […]

Media Analysis and Understanding

Guorong Li, Associate Professor, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Wednesday, November 8, 1:00-2:00pm; Hariri Institute for Computing (111 Cummington Mall, Boston) Abstract: With the increasing prevalence of digital camera, images and videos have become the necessary part of people’s life. It is important to analyze videos, images and understand them automatically. In this talk, I will […]

Creative AI: Data-driven Approaches for Human-centered Computational Design

Craig Yu, Associate Professor, UMass Boston Wednesday, November 1, 1:00-2:00pm; Hariri Institute for Computing (111 Cummington Mall, Boston) Abstract: With the increasing amount of 3D data captured from the real world and human perceptual data that can be obtained from virtual reality, it becomes very promising to devise data-driven computational design approaches for creating highly immersive 3D […]

Physics-Aware Design Tools for Digital Fabrication

Mélina Skouras, Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Wednesday, October 25, 1:00-2:00pm; Hariri Institute for Computing (111 Cummington Mall, Boston) Abstract: Recent technological advances in digital manufacturing enable experts and casual users alike to design and fabricate complex structures with fine control over their external geometry and internal material distribution. However, designing an object that is […]