Portland 2019 Analytics Symposium Video: Melanie Mitchell
AI Hits The Barrier of Meaning
Melanie Mitchell – Professor of Computer Science, Portland State University
Hype about AI is not new. In 1965 experts predicted that by 1985, AI would do anything humans could. Today, many are optimistic about AI while others want to put the brakes on. So how close are we to human-level AI?
Today, the most common form of AI is deep neural networks, which can do impressive things like object detection and tracking. Classification errors have gone down and are now only 3%, while detection has improved. Combining vision with language enables