On February 7, VUB is launching the book "Homo Roboticus" about the impact of robotics and AI on today's society. The event, which takes place in opera house De Munt in Brussels. is concluded with the performance of the opera "Fausto", a story about a world where humanity is threatened by evil intelligent robots, written by founder of the AI Lab Luc Steels.Find out more »
From July 6th - 12th, the AI lab will contribute to the BEST summerschool on AI & games. Learn how to create your own Mario Bros level and an agent that learns to play the game on its own!Find out more »
DataBeers is a recurring FREE event open to the general public. The aim is to bring people together to talk about any and all aspects of data in a relaxed environment lubricated with some beers. It started in Madrid back in 2014 and has since grown and spread to more than 18 cities around the world. You can see the map here. A central part of each meeting is a selection of short (<7min) and entertaining talks about data.Find out more »
AI Synergies combines a B2B Conference (Nov 6-7) with two academic conferences BNAIC and Benelearn (Nov 7-8). It has the ambition to bring AI experts from business and academics together and bridge the gap between both worlds. The 31th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2019) is organized jointly by the Université Libre de Bruxelles and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, under the auspices of the Benelux Association for Artificial Intelligence (BNVKI) and the Dutch Research School for Information and Knowledge…Find out more »
Memes, paintings and AI: CONFLICT AND ANTAGONISMS IN CONTEMPORARY IMAGERY. A CONVERSATION BETWEEN LUC TUYMANS AND LUC STEELS WITH AN INTERVENTION BY MARC TUTERS.
What happens when ‘an AI’ looks at art? Can it deal not only with the formal, pictorial characteristics of a painting but also with its meaning? What can we learn about creativity from a deep study of art as meaning making?
The AI Synergies Conference is being held in Brussels 6-7-8 November 2019. As a collateral event of the conference, the EU H2020 Odycceus project has organised an evening reflecting on the possible interactions between AI and art at BOZAR.Find out more »
Machine Learning, AI, Data Science, and Complex Systems - similarities, differences and how we can work together - About The idea behind the workshop is to bring together people from AI, Machine Learning, Data Science and Complex Systems, to make them have a meaningful discussion, and to summarize our findings in a publishable position paper. We namely believe that although these areas of study often cover similar problems, experts in these fields do not join forces often enough. This workshop…Find out more »
The Evolang conference series provides the major meeting for researchers worldwide in the origins and evolution of language. The Evolang conferences are interdisciplinary, with contributions from disciplines including, but not limited to: anthropology, archeology, artificial life, biology, cognitive science, genetics, linguistics, modeling, paleontology, physiology, primatology, and psychology.Find out more »
It's that time of the year: AI Challenges 2020! The students of the "Current Trends in AI" course (given by Prof. Johan Loeckx of the VUB AI Lab) have been working on 5 promising projects and are eager to share! They will demonstrate their prototypes online this year due to COVID19 measures. The details of the Zoom meeting are shared after registration. Constraint Cracker -- Explore the far corners of the world in this educative puzzle game, where using your wit is key…Find out more »