AI Systems That Can See And Talk

Prof. Devi Parikh / Georgia Tech and Facebook AI Research

Abstract: I will talk about AI systems at the intersection of computer vision and natural language processing. I will give an overview of why problems at the intersection of vision and language are exciting, what capabilities today's AI systems have, and what challenges remain.

Bio: Devi Parikh is a Research Scientist at Facebook AI Research (FAIR) and an Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. Her research interests are in computer vision, natural language processing, embodied AI, human-AI collaboration, and AI for creativity. She is a recipient of an IJCAI Computers and Thought award, a Sloan Research Fellowship, an NSF CAREER award, Young Investigator awards from the Office of Naval Research and Army Research Office, an Allen Distinguished Investigator Award in Artificial Intelligence, outstanding young faculty awards at Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech, a Rowan University Medal of Excellence for Alumni Achievement, a Forbes’ list of 20 “Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research” recognition, and a Marr Best Paper Prize awarded at the International Conference on Computer Vision.

Question and Answer Session