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June 26-27, 2017: Training
June 27-29, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Risto Miikkulainen

Risto Miikkulainen
CTO, Sentient.ai

Risto Miikkulainen is CTO at Sentient Technologies and a professor of computer science at the University of Texas at Austin. His recent research focuses on methods and applications of neuroevolution, as well as neural network models of natural language processing and vision. Risto has published over 370 articles in these research areas and has 16 patents pending. He is an IEEE fellow and a recipient of the 2017 Gabor Award of the International Neural Network Society. Risto holds an MS in engineering from the Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, and a PhD in computer science from UCLA.


11:05am11:45am Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Implementing AI
Location: Murray Hill E/W Level: Intermediate
Risto Miikkulainen (Sentient.ai)
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Risto Miikkulainen explains how to use massively distributed evolutionary algorithms to evolve the actual architectures of deep networks. Read more.
11:55am12:35pm Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Location: Table 1
Risto Miikkulainen (Sentient.ai)
Join Risto to discuss the evolutionary optimization of deep learning neural networks and how those concepts can be applied to other complex structures, such as web interfaces, trading strategies, and agricultural environments. Read more.