• 2021-09-16 Thursday

The First Artificial Intelligence Innovation Technology Workshop “Multi-modal Cognitive Computing and Brain-Computer Intelligence” Was Successfully Held

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From August 21st to August 22nd, sponsored by the China Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI) and the Future Science and Technology City Management Committee of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, and undertaken by Fellows' House of China Association for Artificial Intelligence (Hangzhou Station), the first artificial intelligence innovation technology workshop “Multi-modal Cognitive Computing and Brain-Computer Intelligence” was successfully held online with more than 540,000 online viewers.


Geared towards multi-modal information processing, Focusing on the latest frontiers of artificial intelligence and brain science

This workshop is geared towards multi-modal information processing, focusing on the latest frontiers in artificial intelligence and brain science. Researchers Duan Nan, Associate Professor Huang Minlie, Professor Ji Rongrong, Academician Tao Dacheng, Professor Wu Fei, Associate Professor Wu Qi, Professor Wu Xia, Professor Zeng Zhigang and other 8 scholars with important influence at home and abroad were invited to bring a rich academic feast.


Professor Deng Cheng from Xidian University made the opening speech. Professor Deng pointed out that more than 90% of the current massive data comes from multi-modal data obtained from vision, hearing, touch, etc. The basic function of the human brain is to process these multi-modal data to perceive the external world. Research on the computational theory of multi-modal information processing is of great significance to the fields of brain science, brain-like computing, and brain-computer intelligence. It is also a research field that my country's next-generation artificial intelligence and the "Brain Project" focus on.


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Professor Deng Cheng from Xidian University made an opening speech


The eight wonderful lectures

On the morning of August 21st, Professor Wu Fei gave a lecture entitled “AI+X Driven Scientific Discovery”, and Associate Professor Huang Minlie gave a lecture entitled “Basic Issues and Frontier Trends of Modern Natural Language Generation”; on the afternoon of August 21st Professor Zeng Zhigang gave a lecture titled “Some Thoughts on Associative Memory Research”, Professor Wu Xia gave a lecture titled “Brain Mechanism Research Based on Intelligent Computing”; On the morning of August 22nd, Academician Tao Dacheng gave a lecture entitled “Basic Theory of Deep Learning”, and Professor Ji Rongrong gave a lecture entitled “Compact Deep Learning”; on the afternoon of August 22nd, Associate Professor Wu Qi gave a lecture After giving a lecture entitled "Vision and Language: From Visual Questions and Answers to Navigation", Professor Duan Nan gave a lecture entitled “Visual Language Pre-training: Status Quo and Challenges”. After each class, the teachers answered the questions raised by the audience meticulously, and the online discussion atmosphere was strong.

            

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Professor Wu Fei from Zhejiang University gave a lecture

 

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Associate Professor Huang Minlie from Tsinghua University gave a lecture


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Professor Zeng Zhigang from Huazhong University of Science and Technology was giving a lecture

 

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Professor Wu Xia from Beijing Normal University was giving a lecture


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Academician Tao Dacheng of Jingdong Exploration Research Institute was giving a lecture


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Professor Ji Rongrong from Xiamen University is giving a lecture


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Associate Professor Wu Qi from the University of Adelaide in Australia was giving a lecture


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Researcher Duan Nan from Microsoft Research Asia was giving a lecture

 

After the lecture, the academic director of the workshop, Professor Deng Cheng, made a conclusion at the closing ceremony.

 

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Professor Deng Cheng from Xidian University was making a conclusion

 

The first artificial intelligence innovation technology workshop “Multi-modal Cognitive Computing and Brain-Computer Intelligence” was successfully concluded. We will launch a series of workshops and other related activities in the later period. Stay tuned and welcome to participate!

 




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