AIhub – leading organisations form new charity to advance public understanding of artificial intelligence

AIhub aims to empower everyone to learn about AI. Learn more about our journey and new charity.
15 April 2021, by

AIhub monthly digest: March 2021

Welcome to our March 2021 monthly digest where you can catch up with any AIhub stories you may have missed, get the low-down on recent conferences, and much more.
31 March 2021, by

Climate action focus series round-up – interviews, research summaries, webinars and more

In this summary article we highlight some of work at the intersection of AI and climate science.
16 March 2021, by

Radical AI podcast: featuring Kate Crawford

In this episode Jess and Dylan chat to Kate Crawford about the Atlas of AI.
20 April 2021, by
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Maximum entropy RL (provably) solves some robust RL problems

Nearly all real-world applications of reinforcement learning involve some degree of shift between the training environment and the testing environment, and it is increasingly important to learn policies that are robust to these changes.
14 April 2021, by

Forthcoming machine learning and AI seminars: April 2021 edition

A list of free-to-attend AI-related seminars that are scheduled to take place between 14 April and 31 May 2021.
13 April 2021, by

Focus on reduced inequalities: call for contributions

We are looking for AI researchers, users and stakeholders to write, or talk, about their work relating to reducing inequalities.
12 April 2021, by

Self-supervised policy adaptation during deployment

Our method learns a task in a fixed, simulated environment and quickly adapts to new environments (e.g. the real world) solely from online interaction during deployment. ...
09 April 2021, by

Radical AI podcast: featuring Su Lin Blodgett

Hosted by Dylan Doyle-Burke and Jessie J Smith, Radical AI is a podcast featuring the voices of the future in the field of artificial intelligence ethics. In this episode...
08 April 2021, by

Detection of marine litter using deep learning

From left to right, the research team of Morgana Vighi, Odei García-Garin and Bertrand Bouchard. Photo credit: Àlex Aguilar (University of Barcelona - IRBio) Researc...
07 April 2021, by

AIhub launches focus series on life below water

As part of our ongoing focus on the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs), we are launching the next topic in this series: life below water. Posts on this topic will be...
07 April 2021, by

Data Science Nigeria AI bootcamp videos available online

Data Science Nigeria is a non-profit with the aim of developing Nigeria’s AI ecosystem and positioning the country as a world-class destination for AI research. Part of...
06 April 2021, by

Hot papers on arXiv from the past month: March 2021

What’s hot on arXiv? Here are the most tweeted papers that were uploaded onto arXiv during March 2021. Results are powered by Arxiv Sanity Preserver....
01 April 2021, by

Interview with Michael Milford – using artificial intelligence for robotic navigation

Professor at the Queensland University of Technology, Michael Milford tells us about his research, the field of robotic navigation, and his published books.
30 March 2021, by

Machine learning helps in the search for new antibiotics

By Rianne Lindhout With the search for new antibiotics becoming increasingly urgent, artificial intelligence offers valuable help. Smart software developed by Leiden P...
29 March 2021, by

#NeurIPS2020 invited talks round-up: part three – causal learning and the genomic bottleneck

In this post we conclude our summaries of the NeurIPS invited talks from the 2020 meeting. In this final instalment, we cover the talks by Marloes Maathuis (ETH Zurich) a...
26 March 2021, by

CLAIRE COVID-19 Initiative Video Series: Meet the Team Leaders – Ricardo Chavarriaga

In this final interview in the series of Meet the Team Leaders from the CLAIRE COVID-19 Initiative, we hear from Ricardo Chavarriaga, head of the CLAIRE office in Switzer...

AI UK – an event from The Turing Institute

The Turing Institute is the UK's national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. On 23-24 March they held an event to showcase the very best AI academic ...
24 March 2021, by

Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence – a summary from the co-chairs

The Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI) seeks to advance the AAAI goal of improving the teaching and training of AI practitioners. Organiz...
23 March 2021, by and

An inferential perspective on federated learning

[latexpage] By Maruan Al-Shedivat TL;DR: motivated to better understand the fundamental tradeoffs in federated learning, we present a probabilistic perspective th...
22 March 2021, by

Radical AI podcast: featuring Zanele Munyikwa

Hosted by Dylan Doyle-Burke and Jessie J Smith, Radical AI is a podcast featuring the voices of the future in the field of artificial intelligence ethics. In this episode...
19 March 2021, by

CLAIRE COVID-19 Initiative Video Series: Meet the Team Leaders – Marco Aldinucci

In this penultimate interview in the series of Meet the Team Leaders from the CLAIRE COVID-19 Initiative, we hear from Marco Aldinucci, Computer Science Department, Unive...

Michael Wooldridge: Talking to the public about AI – #EAAI2021 invited talk

Photo by Kane Reinholdtsen on Unsplash Michael Wooldridge is the winner of the 2021 Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI) Outstanding Educator Award...
17 March 2021, by

Forthcoming machine learning and AI seminars: March 2021 edition

This post contains a list of the AI-related seminars that are scheduled to take place between 15 March and 30 April 2021. All events detailed here are free and open for a...
15 March 2021, by

The successor representation, gamma-models, and infinite-horizon prediction

[latexpage] Standard single-step models have a horizon of one. This post describes a method for training predictive dynamics models in continuous state spaces with an in...
12 March 2021, by

Daphne Koller: Digital learning coming to life – #AAAI2021 invited talk

At AAAI 2021, Daphne Koller gave a plenary talk about digital learning. In this presentation she discussed the different motivations for online learning, what we know abo...
11 March 2021, by

CLAIRE COVID-19 Initiative Video Series: Meet the Team Leaders – Manlio De Domenico

In interview number six in this series of Meet the Team Leaders from the CLAIRE COVID-19 Initiative, we hear from Manlio De Domenico, Head of the Complex Multilayer Netwo...

Using machine learning to create texts for people with reading difficulties

By David Isaksson The aim of the TextAD research project at Linköping University is to better understand different types of reading difficulties. This knowledge can b...
10 March 2021, by

Monitoring the climate crisis with AI, satellites and drones – a workshop at NeurIPS2020

As part of the workshop programme at NeurIPS2020, Climate Change AI (CCAI) held an all-day session on "Tackling climate change with machine learning". They also organised...
09 March 2021, by

Happy International Women’s Day!

To celebrate International Women's Day, we take a look back over the past year of AIhub content and highlight some of our favourite articles, interviews, podcasts and vid...
08 March 2021, by




















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