MBZUAI Talks Explore Evolution and Major Breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence
Expert Dr. Munawar Hayat to host public webinar called ‘Evolution of Artificial Intelligence: Past, Current and Future’ on 6 October from 6pm
ABU DHABI, 29 September 2020 – Artificial intelligence (AI) has evolved into a powerful tool which has transformed the way we live and interact with the world. The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the world’s first graduate-level, research-based artificial intelligence (AI) university, invites members of the public to learn about the present and future of AI in its upcoming MBZUAI Talks webinar, ‘Evolution of Artificial Intelligence: Past, Current and Future’ on 6 October from 6pm – 7:15pm UAE time.
The session will be hosted by Dr. Munawar Hayat, an Assistant Professor in the Computer Vision department at MBZUAI. During the webinar, Dr. Hayat will discuss the major developments and breakthroughs in AI over the past decade and offer insights into its potential future impact.
“As we move through the history of AI developments, we will look at the inception of AI as a field, its historical perspective in the context of other scientific disciplines, major breakthroughs and notable events,” said Dr. Hayat. “In this talk, I will discuss a number of topics in detail from the recent breakthroughs in deep learning, state-of-the-art deep learning-based methods in computer vision, image understanding, natural language processing, autonomous driving, game play and reinforcement learning.”
The session will also highlight the limitations of AI, possible future research directions and the challenges associated with AI research.
Webinar registration is free and can be completed at www.mbzuai.ac.ae/aitalks.
To find out more information about the upcoming sessions, follow MBZUAI on social media or visit the University’s website www.mbzuai.ac.ae.
About Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI)
MBZUAI is the world’s first graduate-level, research-based artificial intelligence (AI) university. Launched in October 2019 and located in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, the University aims to empower students, businesses and governments to advance artificial intelligence as a global force for positive progress. For more information, please visit www.mbzuai.ac.ae.