Tesca Fitzgerald (http://www.tescafitzgerald.com/) passed her dissertation defense recently. Her work is titled “Human-Guided Task Transfer for Interactive Robots”. Tesca is now a a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Here is an abstract of Tesca’s dissertation work: Abstract Adaptability is an essential skill in human cognition,…
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The VERA team has made a video about our work on the use of VERA to model the spread of COVID-19
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