Over the course of 2023, we had the pleasure of finding out more about a whole range of AI topics from researchers around the world. Here, we highlight some of our favourite interviews from the past 12 months.
Srija Chakraborty tells us about her work applying machine learning techniques to night-time remote sensing for measuring nightlights from a variety of natural and artificial sources.
We spoke to Roberto Figueiredo about his RoboCup journey, from the junior to the major leagues, and his experience of RoboCup events.
Nadia Ady and Faun Rice are working on a research project exploring where AI researchers find inspiration and ideas about human intelligence and what approaches they use to translate ideas from the disciplines that study human intelligence (e.g. social sciences, psychology, neuroscience) for work in AI.
Pranav Venkit and Mukund Srinath tell us about sociotechnical aspects of sentiment analysis, how they went about surveying the literature, and recommendations for researchers in the field.
In their work VesselVAE: Recursive Variational Autoencoders for 3D Blood Vessel Synthesis, Paula Feldman and colleagues present a data-driven generative framework for synthesizing blood vessel 3D geometry.
Ernest Mwebaze and his team have developed a mobile application for farmers to help diagnose diseases in their cassava crops.
Aylin Caliskan talks about bias in generative AI tools and the associated research and societal challenges.
Marek Šuppa serves on the Executive Committee for RoboCupJunior, and he told us about the competition this year and the latest developments in the Soccer league.
We spoke to Michael Littman about his new book, what inspired it, and how we are all familiar with many programming concepts in our daily lives, whether we realize it or not.
Katharina Weitz, Chi Tai Dang and Elisabeth André investigated employees’ specific needs and attitudes towards AI.
Safa Alver and Doina Precup introduced special kinds of models that allow for performing scalable and robust planning in lifelong reinforcement learning scenarios.
Ulrike Kuhl, and colleagues André Artelt and Barbara Hammer, have investigated counterfactual explanations in explainable artificial intelligence.
Simone Ciarella and colleagues have introduced a machine learning approach to predict the complex non-Markovian dynamics of supercooled liquids.
Leanne Nortje, Dan Oneata and Herman Kamper propose a visually-grounded speech model that learns new words and their visual depictions.