On October 31st the annual AI Festival was held at Reykjavík University. The aim of the festival was to get a glimpse into the future of this fast-growing research field. This year’s theme was Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) and the festival was a great success with over 100 people attending and participating. Continue reading Annual Festival Explores AI: Man’s Greatest Invention or the End of Mankind?
As we announced a few weeks ago, IIIM is reviving the AI Festival, together with Reykjavik University’s CADIA. The schedule is now up on the website so that visitors can attend presentations in subfields relative to their interests. So join us for an afternoon of lectures and discussion on Friday October 31 from 2-6 pm. All the lectures will be in English and the festival is open to everyone. Continue reading Schedule Revealed: AI Festival 2014
On IIIM & CADIA Open Day Dr. Leifur Thór Leifsson, Assistant Professor at School of Science and Engineering at Reykjavík University, presented the Laboratory for Unmanned Vehicles (LUV) and its projects. Vehicles that are being developed at LUV are Flapping-Wing Unmanned Air vehicle (UAV), Quadcopters, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles and more. Leifur is looking at potential usage of such vehicles, surroundings that have to be taken into account, etc. Flapping-Wing UAV is explored in more detail during this presentation. Continue reading Video Presentation from IIIM & CADIA Open Day – Laboratory for Unmanned Vehicles
Talk on Friday the 1st of November at Reykjavík University in room V102 at 12:00-13:00
Next Friday Christopher Perrien will answer questions about Watson, IBM’s artificially intelligent computer system capable of answering questions posed in natural language. The computer system was specifically developed to answer questions on the quiz show Jeopardy!. In 2011, Watson competed on Jeopardy! against former (human) winners and received the first prize of $1 million. Continue reading Everything you wanted to know about Watson from IBM