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CAI Colloquium

We invite AI experts to present and discuss topics relevant to the scope of the CAI. The colloquium takes place on Wednesdays from 11:00-12:00 at the Winterthur Campus of ZHAW.

Future Events

Date Time&Place Speaker Title Abstract
Wed, 27.04. 11:00-13:00, TS O1.19 and Zoom Introduction: Prof. Dr. Christoph v.d. Malsburg. Moderator: Dr. Ricardo Chavarriaga Panel Discussion: Pathways beyond present AI Artificial intelligence has made very important and impressive progress in recent years. Yet, in terms of ability to learn from few examples and generalize from them the human (or even animal) brain beats technology by orders of magnitude, as is admitted even by the exponents of that development. Convinced that the time is ripe for a breakthrough in understanding the nature of intelligence we want to explore this front by organizing, under the title "Pathways beyond Present AI" a short series of interdisciplinary panel discussions that bring together expertise from various fields spanning technology and biology. The first of these discussions will focus on recent insights into the way the structure of self-organized neural circuits acts as bias tuning the brain to the natural environment.

Past Events

Date Speaker Title Slides
2022      
Wed, 30.3. Dr. Lucas Beyer (Google Brain) Transformers as general vision backbones
Wed, 2.3. Sebastian Welter (IKEA) Scaling AI in Enterprises PDF
Wed, 16.2. Prof. Dr. Volker Dellwo (UZH) Can speakers make themselves more recognisable?: Voice dynamics and its influence on voice recognition PDF
2021      
Wed, 17.11. Prof. Dr. Christoph von der Malsburg How can kids learn so much faster than transformers? Recording PDF
Wed, 8.9. Prof. Nicolaj Stache (HS Heilbronn) From Simulation to Reality using Reinforcement Learning PDF
Wed, 25.8. Prof. Marco Gori (U Siena) Learning to See by Motion Invariance PDF