• This seminar reading list and schedule are tentative and might change as the quarter progresses.

  • Please try to attend all the presentations, ask questions, and participate in the discussions.

Date Topic / Paper Presenter
10/1 Introduction and Overview Arun Kumar (Organizer)
Integrative AI (MSR Panel Discussion Video)
The Great AI Awakening
10/8 ML for Software Engineering
Software 2.0 Siddharth Sankaran Dinesh
Weak Supervision: The New Programming Paradigm for Machine Learning Soumyarka Mondal
The Case for Learned Index Structures Jingwu Xu
10/15 ML for Physical Engineering
Deep Learning and Its Application to LHC Physics Amarnath Raju Vysyaraju
Machine Learning Applications for Data Center Optimization and DeepMind Blog Jigyasa Grover and Simran Kapur
Machine Learning in Manufacturing: Advantages, Challenges, and Applications Jeffrey Wang
10/22 AI in Home Devices
Conversational AI: The Science Behind the Alexa Prize Ravish Ashish Deliwala and Mandar Ajay Pradhan
A Deep Dive on AWS DeepLens Jingyao Zhan
"My Roomba is Rambo": Intimate Home Appliances Sharadhi Belachikatte Ramakrishna
10/29 AI in the Internet of Things
A Berkeley View of Systems Challenges for AI Andrew Thomas Gates
FarmBeats: An IoT Platform for Data-Driven Agriculture Reshul Surendra Dani and Yash Agarwal
11/05 Autonomous Vehicles
Towards a Viable Autonomous Driving Research Platform Cheng Gong and Renu Singh
MIT Autonomous Vehicle Technology Study Tian Qiu and Shivin Yadav
11/12 Holiday
11/19 AI and Robotics in Healthcare
Perception, Coordination, and Learning to Support Human-Robot Teams in Health Dr. Laurel Riek (Special invited talk)
11/26 Reliability and Security of AI
Robust Physical-World Attacks on Deep Learning Models Ahan Mukhopadhyay
Adversarial Examples: Attacks and Defenses for Deep Learning Jianling Liu
DeepXplore: Automated Whitebox Testing of Deep Learning Systems Sanjay Rao Anantha Rao and Nurbergen Yermakhanov
12/03 AI for Surveillance and Warfare
Deep Learning Architectures for Face Recognition in Video Surveillance Xuanzhen Xu
Gender Shades: Intersectional Accuracy Disparities in Commercial Gender Classification Sai Aditya Chitturu
Pros and Cons of Autonomous Weapons Systems Yuan Qi and Wenyi Wu