What makes some "artificially intelligent"? St Andrews professor and world leader in artificial computer science, Dr Weir explores how by observing seemingly simple tasks, like juggling balls, huge insights can be made into how artificial intelligence can be achieved.
Dr. Michael Kenneth Weir is a lecturer at the School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews and his research focus lies in arti cial intelligence. Already machines perform voice or facial recognition, execute high frequency trades in nancial markets and only seem to be becoming increasingly important. Why are people still smarter than digital computers? How can we model the information processing system of the human brain? These are the kinds of questions that Dr. Weir’s research provides insights into.
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