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AI for Safety Critical Applications

Mykel Kochenderfer
Aeronautics and Astronautics Department

Monday, January 14, 2018
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
Starting in the 1970s, decades of effort went into building human-designed rules for providing automatic maneuver guidance to ...


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The
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Machine Learning and Empiricism from the Lens of Silicon Valley

Zavain Dar ('10)
Lux Capital

Monday, December 3, 2018
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
I look at how and where machine learning is deployed in practice, pulling lessons ...


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Please join us for a special lecture...


Research Paradigms in Artificial Intelligence


Stan Rosenschein

Symbolic Systems Program

Stanford University


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

4:30-6:00pm

 

Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been much in the news of late, with reports of impressive technical ...


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The
Symbolic Systems Forum

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Traversing the Fitness Landscape

Paul Kiparsky
Linguistics Department

Monday, November 12, 2018
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
Two mysteries of linguistic change are DRIFT, the incremental spread of innovations over long periods of time, and CONVERGENCE, independent change ...


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Posted by Admin 2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Milton Friedman and the Long Bipartisan History of Universal Basic Income

Jennifer Burns
History Department

Monday, October 29, 2018
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
Universal Basic Income, or UBI, is one of today’s most talked about policy ...


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Posted by Admin 2 months, 3 weeks ago

If you are a Stanford graduate student eligible for graduate assistantships, you can apply to be a teaching assistant for SYMSYS 1 ("Minds and Machines"), our intro course for undergraduates. Applications are due October 22nd. The course will be taught in the Winter Quarter, 2019.


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Working with Story: Using Storytelling to Create Empathy and Communicate Value

Christina Wodtke
Computer Science Department

Monday, October 15, 2018
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
Are you making arguments with cold hard facts and failing? Have you heard ...


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Posted by Admin 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The
Symbolic Systems Forum

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The 2018 Summer Projects Poster Fair
featuring
Student Summer Interns
Symbolic Systems Program

Monday, October 1, 2018
12:30-1:20 pm
Philosophy Courtyard (between Building 370 and Building 380)

SCHEDULE:

12:30 Welcome and Brief Poster Introductions

12:35 Poster Presentations:

Sandhini Agarwal, "Building a ...

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Posted by Admin 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Important update underlined below, July 30, 2018 - Please read below if you are an undeclared junior!

Special Notice for 2018-2019. SYMSYS 1, which is usually taught in the Autumn Quarter, will be taught in the Winter in 2018-2019. This means that if you are an undergraduate who wants to declare ...


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Posted by Admin 5 months, 3 weeks ago

The initial list of courses fulfilling the undergraduate major's Advanced Small Seminar Requirement in 2018-2019 has been posted. Watch it for updates as new courses are approved.


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