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Colloquia Patavina: Unifying logic and probability: A "New Dawn" for Artificial Intelligence?

Martedi' 12 Febbraio 2013 - Stuart Russell

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Martedi' 12 Febbraio 2013 alle ore 16:00 in aula 1A150 della Torre Archimede, Stuart Russell (University of California at Berkeley e Universite' Pierre et Marie Cuire) terra' una conferenza della serie Colloquia Patavina.

La Commissione Colloquia
C. Bonotto, M.A. Garuti, M. Pavon, F. Rossi

-Titolo
Unifying logic and probability: A "New Dawn" for Artificial Intelligence?

-Conferenziere
Stuart Russell (University of California at Berkeley e Universite' Pierre et Marie Cuire)

-Riassunto
Logic and probability are ancient subjects whose unification holds significant potential for the field of artificial intelligence. A recent cover article in New Scientist went so far as to announce an "Intelligence Revolution" and a "New Dawn for AI". This talk will explain some of the underlying technical ideas and their application.

* L'orateur est soutenu par, et cette présentation est donnée sous les auspices de, la Chaire Internationale de Recherche Blaise Pascal financée par l'État et la Région d'Île de France, gérée par la Fondation de l'École Normale Supérieure.
* The speaker is supported by, and this talk is given under the auspices of, the Blaise Pascal International Research Chair, funded by l'État et la Région d'Île de France and administered by the Fondation de l'École Normale Supérieure.

-Breve biografia
Stuart Russell is Professor (and former Chair) of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and holds the Smith--Zadeh Chair in Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley. He currently holds the Chaire Blaise Pascal in Paris, hosted by the Universite Pierre et Marie Curie. He is a fellow of AAAI, ACM, and AAAS and winner of the IJCAI Computers and Thought Award and the ACM Karl Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award. His book "Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach" (with Peter Norvig) is the standard text in artificial intelligence. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery at UCSF and a consultant to the UN on global nuclear explosion monitoring.

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