Current Trends in Artificial Intelligence

Time: 

The course takes place Friday from 13:30 till 15:30 at the IRIDIA Lab @ the ULB Solbosch campus.

External lecturer: 
Hugues Bersini
Assistant: 
Objectives: 
  • The student is able to participatie actively in a scientific debate.
  • The student is aware of current trends in Artificial Intelligence en has the competence to judge different approaches and technologies.
  • The student can enumerate strengths and weaknesses of different AI technologies and under what circumstances they can be applied.
  • The student will also learn about open research questions to stimulate their own explorations in the field.
 
Description: 

This course is given together with the IRIDIA Lab at the ULB. Different (international) guest lecturers with an expertise in AI will give a talk about their current work in AI. 

Examination: 
  • Attendance in the lectures is obliged (friday afternoon). Each absence needs to be e-mailed beforehand.
  • 60% of the grades come from a programming assignment about one of the lectures.
  • The other 40% come from an oral exam about the lectures.
Schedule: 

The course starts at 13:30.

  1. 17/2 Hugues Bersini (ULB)
  2. 24/2 Hugues Bersini (ULB)
  3. 3/3 Robin Devooght
  4. 10/3 Jérôme Fortias (Sopra Steria)
    • ​topic:
    • materials: video
  5. 17/3 Renaud Lambiotte
    • topic: Detection of communities
    • materials: slides // video
  6. 24/3 Johan Loeckx (VUB)
    • topic: AI for music education
    • materials: slides // video 
  7. 31/3 Kris Heylen (VUB)
  8. 21/4 Jesse Davis (K.U.Leuven)
    • topic: "Representation learning for words".
    • materials: slides // video 
  9. 28/4 Simon Suster (UA)
  10. 5/5 R. Fonteneau (Université de Liège)
    • topic: A few reinforcement learning stories
    • materials: video