Upcoming Events

Maytal Saar- Tsechansky
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 3:30pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
In many predictive tasks where human intelligence is needed to label training instances, online crowdsourcing markets have emerged as promising platforms for large-scale, cost-effective labeling. However, these platforms also introduce challenges that must be addressed for these opportunities to... Read More »
John Sigman
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
Bostock Library - The Edge Workshop Room
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) are the backbone of modern computer vision techniques. In this session, we will see how they are implemented in Tensorflow, a popular Deep Learning framework. Together we will code, train, and evaluate an image classification network. Understanding how to use... Read More »
Deborah Winter
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 11:30am
French Family Science Center 4233
Deborah Winter, Northwestern, Feinberg School of Medicine
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 9:00am
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium
More information and registration here: http://dukeml.org/ml-day.htmlCome to Duke's second Machine Learning Day on Saturday, March 23 in The Edge! At ML Day, you'll have the opportunity to learn about exciting machine learning research through workshops, talks, and research presentations on machine... Read More »
Anna Yanchenko
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 4:30pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
Algorithmic composition of music has a long history and with the development of powerful deep learning methods, there has recently been increased interest in exploring algorithms and models to create art. We explore the utility of state space models, in particular hidden Markov models, in... Read More »
Libby McClure, UNC Epidemiology
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 11:45am
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
Quantitative support for community health concerns can be a powerful organizing tool. It can also be used by state agencies and industry to exacerbate and justify harms. This talk will discuss the potential strengths and limitations of quantitative health research in support of community organizing... Read More »
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
Artificial Intelligence (AI)-generated art has been trending in the news recently, and +DS is excited to hold a reception for more than 20 entries in the Duke AI for Art Competition created by Duke students, faculty, and staff.Please join us on Wednesday, March 20 for a reception to view AI in Art... Read More »
Kevin Liang
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Bostock Library - The Edge Workshop Room
Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) have drawn considerable interest in the deep learning community for their ability to synthesize realistic examples across a wide range of domains. Example applications include generating made-up celebrity faces, envisioning how Van Gogh would have painted the... Read More »
Caroline Trippel, Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science Department at Princeton University
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side B, room 1466
Correctness and security problems in modern computer systems can result from problematic hardware event orderings and interleavings during an application's execution. Since hardware designs are complex and since a single user-facing instruction can exhibit a variety of different hardware execution... Read More »
Michael Beer
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:30am
French Family Science Center 4233
Dr. Michael Beer, John Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering and McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine