During his presentation Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson introduced the RU-led, EU-funded HUMANOBS project that produced a radically new approach to machine learning. Rooted in cybernetics, this approach allows computer agents to learn complex tasks by observation, without the detailed information needed up-front in prior approaches.
A video from the Founding Event of IIIM is now online! The Director of IIIM, Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson, gives an overview of the foundation of IIIM and history leading up to its formation, and the role artificial intelligence plays in the research focus of the Institute. The speech was held at IIIM’s public founding event at Reykjavik University.
For those interested in IIIM and its areas of research, this is a must-see. Continue reading Video Introduction to the Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines (IIIM)