November Distinguished Seminar on Deep Learning

November Distinguished Seminar on Deep Learning

Dr Harry Shum delivered the fourth instalment of the Distinguished Seminar Series titled “From Deep Learning to Deep Understanding” on 17 November 2020.

During the seminar, Dr Shum discussed a couple of research directions for robust artificial intelligence (AI) beyond deep neural networks. He also shared the latest work at Microsoft Research on building a pre-trained grounded text generator for task-oriented dialogue.

Dr Harry Shum is an Adjunct Professor at Tsinghua University, an IEEE Fellow and an ACM Fellow. He was the Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Research Group until 1 March 2020.

The Distinguished Seminar Series is jointly hosted by the School of Data Science and the Hong Kong Institute for Data Science. We invite prestigious scholars with expertise in data science to deliver on a range of interesting topics relating to the latest development of data science to the university community.