The VERA team modeled the impact of social distancing on the spread of COVID-19. The simulations show that practice of social distancing slows the spread of COVID-19 (“flattens the curve”). With VERA, you can explore parameter values and see for yourself the flattening of the curve. Interested in learning more?…
Our suite of agents Jill Watson, Jill Watson Social Agent, and VERA, under the team name ’emPrize’ made it to the top 10 in the IBM XPrize Competition. To know more about the projects and team members, please visit our emPrize website. To read the full story: https://ai.xprize.org/prizes/artificial-intelligence
Ashok Goel has been recognized by the University System of Georgia for his dedication to innovative teaching and learning. To read the full story, please visit this website.
The VERA team of DILab have teamed up with the Jill Watson group to create a 10 video online course on the Scientific Way of thinking. This truly revolutionary course also has access to Jill Watson through a slack channel, so that anyone in the world can ask questions to…
The DILab team working on VERA are pleased to announce that their project can now be found on Smithsonian’s Encyclopedia of Life’s front page.
Ashok Goel presented at the IBM Watson Developer Conference about his work on the Jill Watson virtual TA. The full video is available here: https://youtu.be/qzHvdNi-4HY
Goel, A. K., Rugaber, S., & Vattam, S. (2009). Structure, behavior, and function of complex systems: The structure, behavior, and function modeling language. International Journal of AI in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Special Issue on Developing and Using Engineering Ontologies, 23: 23-35, 2009
Ashok Goel recently gave a talk about the Jill Watson project at TEDxSanFrancisco. You can watch the full talk here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbCguICyfTA
Help us develop AI to address ecological and environmental sustainability! Georgia Tech’s Design & Intelligence Laboratory (http://dilab.gatech.edu/) seeks to hire a research engineer for its new NSF sponsored project on “Using Big Data for Environmental Sustainability: Big Data + AI Technology = Accessible, Usable, Useful Knowledge!”. A Spoke initiative of…
Ashok Goel and David Joyner recently gave a GVU seminar talk about their experiences in designing, developing, and delivering an online course on knowledge-based artificial intelligence as part of the Georgia Tech OMS in CS program. You can watch the full talk here.