Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Emotionally intuitive AI - featuring Professor Jesse Hoey

Waterloo researcher develops cognitive assistive technology for people with Alzheimer’s disease

By Stephanie Longeway
University Relations

People suffering from the early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease often have difficulty remembering things that recently happened to them. As the disease takes root, a person’s reasoning and behaviour can change. Day-to-day routines — like handwashing— may become challenging for them and they begin to need more assistance from caregivers for simple at-home tasks.

But now there is technology that can help.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Articles featuring Microsoft x Waterloo AI Partnership

Further articles highlighting the partnership between Microsoft and Waterloo.ai

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Microsoft partners with the University of Waterloo’s Artificial Intelligence Institute to address society’s greatest challenges

It is with great excitement that we officially announce our partnership with Microsoft, AI for Good initiative. 

Sunday, June 23, 2019

AUTM Conference with Professor Fakhri Karray

Our very own Professor Fakhri Karray will be representing Waterloo Artificial Intelligent Institute at the upcoming AUTM conference in Toronto. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Bordeaux – Waterloo joint workshop on Artificial Intelligence and health sciences

Earlier this year in April, University of Bordeaux hosted a workshop for University of Waterloo - Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute members. The aim was to explore the research collaboration ventures on artificial intelligence and health sciences. 

Click here to read more from the University of Bordeaux. 

Monday, June 17, 2019

Is AI in your shop’s future? -- featuring Professor Alex Wong

Many shop owners view anything high tech with trepidation… and with good reason.

The digitization of today’s vehicles has moved diagnosis outside the comfort zone of many veteran technicians. It requires continuous investment in proprietary training and tools. A shop can tie up a top technician for hours troubleshooting an electronic fault and barely break even on the effort.

Does it make sense to apply the highest of high technology to maintaining and fixing cars?

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Q&A: University of Waterloo expert talks corporate opportunities in applied AI

Waterloo EDC interviewed our very own Professor Alex Wong on corporate opportunities in applied artificial intelligence and featuring Waterloo AI Institute.  

Q: What is the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute and what is its role in the Waterloo AI ecosystem?

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Forbes: Robots + AI: Boring Is Beautiful - featuring Professor Alex Wong

During the past year, there have been major implosions of robot startups, such as with Jibo, Anki and Rethink Robotics.  They all raised substantial amounts of capital from top-tier investors and had strong teams.

So why the failure? One of the main reasons is the extreme complexities of melding software and movable hardware.  As a result, the technology often does not live up to expectations.

Monday, May 6, 2019

The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence

Our very own Waterloo.ai academic member, Professor Mark Crowley will be a panelist at this upcoming event hosted by Waterloo Symposium on Technology & Society on May 15th. 

The panel discussion will feature Avi Goldfarb, Andrew Bailey, Carla Fehr and Mark Crowley, with moderation from Centre for Security Governance  Executive Director Mark Sedra.

For more information and registration, please click here

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Machine-learning earnings: Novel approach triples investment success

University of Waterloo researchers have developed a new framework that increases the probability of meeting your investment target by threefold.

The data-driven approach, which is enhanced by machine learning, significantly outperforms traditional methods used by investors and people saving for retirement.

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