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KI grad wins AI Challenge

Friday, May 25, 2018

Congratulations to KI alum Jillian Anderson!

She's currently doing a Masters in Big Data at Simon Fraser University, and she and her teammates won the international Open AI Challenge hosted by WeRobotics.

The students developed a model that automatically analyzes aerial imagery of fruit trees to help prioritize the distribution of aid following natural disasters. It was a challenging problem and a very close competition.