Zhifei Li (PhD ’10) believes that computers should be able to see, hear, feel, and move. But, he adds, mostly they need to be able to speak to us and respond intelligently to what we say.
Distinguished scientists and educators gathered at Johns Hopkins University this week to highlight cutting-edge research on human learning, from pioneering neuroscience to novel pedagogical approaches.
KITT.AI, a Seattle-based artificial intelligence startup, has received funding from Amazon’s Alexa Fund and Founders’ Co-op. Xuchen Yao, a CLSP alumnus, and Guoguo Chen, a CLSP graduate student, are two of the company’s co-founders.
Google’s services are not available in China, but that isn’t stopping it from making a significant investment in a company based on Chinese soil. The U.S. search giant is backing Mobvoi, a three-year-old company specializing in mobile voice technology.
Professor Andreas G. Andreou (ECE, BME) and graduate students; Daniel Mendat and Kate Fischl, attended a National BRAIN initiative event at the U.S. Capitol where the official announcement was made for the funding of a Kavli Neuroscience Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Rockefeller University and UCSF.
Sanjeev Khudanpur is working with other engineers and doctors to use computers to improve how medical students learn surgical procedures.
Vijay Peddiniti won the Interspeech 2015 Best Student Paper award for a paper coauthored with Daniel Povey and Sanjeev Khudanpur.