September 26-27, 2016
New York, NY

Schedule: Interacting with AI sessions

1:30pm–2:10pm Monday, 09/26/2016
Location: 3D09 Level: Intermediate
Christopher Nguyen (Arimo), Binh Han (Arimo)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Natural-language assistants are the emergent killer app for AI. Getting from here to there with deep learning, however, can require enormous datasets. Christopher Nguyen and Binh Han explain how to shorten the time to effectiveness and the amount of training data that's required to achieve a given level of performance using human-in-the-loop active learning. Read more.
2:20pm–3:00pm Monday, 09/26/2016
Location: 3D09 Level: Beginner
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 6 ratings)
The next generation of AI systems will provide assisted intuition and judgment for everyday people trying to collaboratively solve hard problems. Vikash Mansinghka and Richard Tibbetts explore how AI will be used on problems like malnutrition, public health, education, and governance—complex, ambiguous areas of human knowledge where data is sparse and there are no rules. Read more.
4:35pm–5:15pm Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Location: 3D08 Level: Intermediate
Jianqiang (Jay) Wang (Stitch Fix), Jasmine Nettiksimmons (Stitch Fix)
Jay Wang and Jasmine Nettiksimmons explore the business model of Stitch Fix, an emerging startup that uses artificial intelligence and human experts for a personalized shopping experience, and highlight the challenges encountered implementing Stitch Fix's recommendation algorithm and interacting AI with human stylists. Read more.