ML@GT Virtual Seminar: Csaba Szepesvari, University of Alberta

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    • Wednesday March 10, 2021
      12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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ML@GT invites you to a virtual seminar featuring Csaba Szepesvari from the University of Alberta. Please check back soon for additional information

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About Csaba

Csaba Szepesvari is a Canada CIFAR AI Chair, the team-lead for the “Foundations” team at DeepMind and a Professor of Computing Science at the University of Alberta. He earned his PhD in 1999 from Jozsef Attila University, in Szeged, Hungary. He has authored three books and over 200 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. He serves as the action editor of the Journal of Machine Learning Research and Machine Learning, as well as on various program committees. Dr. Szepesvari's interest is artificial intelligence (AI) and, in particular, principled approaches to AI that use machine learning. He is the co-inventor of UCT, a widely successful Monte-Carlo tree search algorithm. UCT ignited much work in AI, such as DeepMind's AlphaGo which defeated the top Go professional Lee Sedol in a landmark game. This work on UCT won the 2016 test-of-time award at ECML/PKDD.

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College of Computing, Computational Science and Engineering, GVU Center, Machine Learning, ML@GT, OMS, School of Computational Science and Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Interactive Computing

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