Prof. Sebastian Risi

Keynote – Creating Adaptive Machines through Evolutionary-based Meta Learning

Keynote by Prof. Sebastian Risi (ITU Copenhagen and UBER AI Lab)

Autonomy Day 2018 – 2nd Workshop on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems

Oslo Metropolitan University – 03/05/2018 at 9:00 – 10:00

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Creating Adaptive Machine through Evolutionary-based Meta Learning

Sebastian Risi is an Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen where he is part of the Center for Computer Games Research and the Robotics, Evolution and Art Lab (REAL). His interests include computational intelligence in games, neuroevolution, deep learning, evolutionary robotics and human computation. Risi completed his PhD in computer science from the University of Central  Florida. He has won several best paper awards at GECCO, EvoMusArt, IJCNN, and the Continual Learning Workshop at NIPS for his work on adaptive systems, the HyperNEAT algorithm for evolving complex artificial neural networks, and music generation. He was a co-founder of FinchBeak, a company that focused on casual social games enabled by AI technology and is a research consultant for Uber AI labs. Recently he co-founded modl.ai, a company that develops AIs that decide and respond like humans in a wide range of specific situations.

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