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On Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning. Interview with Pedro Domingos

By: , Posted on: July 11, 2018

In June, Prof Zicari had the pleasure of interviewing Pedro Domingos, professor of computer science at the University of Washington and the author of “The Master Algorithm“, a bestselling introduction to machine learning for non-specialists. They talked about various topics related to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning.

“Debugging AI systems is harder than debugging traditional ones, but not impossible. Mainly it requires a different mindset, that allows for nondeterminism and a partial understanding of what’s going on. Is the problem in the data, the system, or in how the system is being applied to the data? Debugging an AI is more like domesticating an animal than debugging a program.” – Pedro Domingos

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Prof. Roberto V. Zicari is editor of ODBMS.ORG (www.odbms.org)

ODBMS.ORG is designed to meet the fast-growing need for resources focusing on Big Data, Data Science, Analytical Data Platforms, Scalable Cloud platforms, NewSQL databases, NoSQL datastores, In-Memory Databases, and new approaches to concurrency control. The portal was created to serve software developers in the open source community or at commercial companies as well as faculty and students at educational and research institutions.

Roberto is Full Professor of Database and Information Systems at Frankfurt University. He was for over 15 years the representative of the OMG in Europe. Previously, Roberto served as associate professor at Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Visiting scientist at IBM Almaden Research Center, USA, the University of California at Berkeley, USA; Visiting professor at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, the National University of Mexico City, Mexico and the Copenhagen Business School, Danemark.

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