2019 AI Update: Advances, Trends, Limitations, and Challenges

Date: April 10, 2019 (Wednesday) 7:00 - 9:00 pm (registration at 6:30PM)

Venue: ITRI Int’l, 2870 Zanker Rd., Suite #140, San Jose, CA 

Registration: https://ciesfaiupdate.eventbrite.com

An overview of Artificial Intelligence will be presented followed by an update on the recent advances, current trends, limitations, challenges, and future opportunities . Come and learn about them!


Talk Title: “2019 AI Update: Advances, Trends, Limitations, and  Challenges”  by Dr. William Kao

Talk Abstract:  

Advances in Machine Learning and the increased application use of AI in all areas (financial, automotive, consumer retail, education, healthcare, agriculture, energy) makes it the focus of technology development in the past few years.

This seminar will give a brief overview of AI (Machine Learning techniques ANN,CNN,RNN, capsule Networks, Reinforcement Learning,etc) followed by a 2019 update on latest developments, recent trends, current limitations, and remaining challenges.

Speaker Bio: Dr. William Kao received his BSEE, MSEE and PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He worked in the Semiconductor and Electronic Design Automation industries for more than 30 years holding several senior and executive engineering management positions at Texas Instruments, Xerox Corporation, Cadence Design Systems.

 Dr. Kao has authored more than 40 technical papers at IEEE Journals and Conferences, and holds eight software and IC design patents. He was an Adjunct Professor at UCLA Electrical Engineering Department where he taught courses in computer aided IC design.

Dr. Kao is a Senior Member of IEEE, and was one of the founding members of IEEE-Circuits and Systems - Silicon Valley Chapter.

Dr. Kao teaches Renewable Energy, Clean Technology and Business Sustainability courses at the University of California Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Extension. 

Dr. Kao current interests include the subjects of Energy, Environment and Education.

He teaches and is a frequent lecturer on various Emerging Technologies including Clean Technology, Renewable Energy, Business Sustainability, Big Data, IoT, Smart Cities, Sensor Networks, Innovation, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Robotics, AI and 3D Printing.

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