Peter Norvig (Google Inc.)

Event Date: 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Event Location: 

  • Campbell Hall
  • Distinguished Lecture Series in Data Sciences

Abstract: Traditionally, software is built by programmers who consider the possible situations and write rules to deal with them. But recently, many applications have been created by machine learning: the programmer is replaced by a trainer, who shows the computer examples until it learns to complete the task. This shift in the way software is built is opening up exciting new possibilities and posing new challenges.

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