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Anna Goldenberg and Marzyeh Ghassemi
Gillian Hadfield
Illustration of AI researcher with a robot in the shape of a question mark
Jonathan Kelly, Marzyeh Ghassemi and Vincent Kuuire
Hundreds of people came to listen to the ideas of University of Toronto researchers at the CRAM festival on Friday evening. All photos: Nick Iwanyshyn.
U of T's new CIFAR chairs in artificial intelligence (clockwise from top left): David Fleet, Bo Wang, Alán Aspuru-Guzik and Daniel Roy
“It’s very nice that the group of us have been recognized as having a big impact,” said Geoffrey Hinton about the A.M. Turing Award. “It’s sort of an acceptance by the computer science community that this stuff isn’t crazy.”
Researchers at U of T used a computational approach, based on machine learning, to classify patients into seven distinct groups according to the patterns of swollen or painful joints in the body.