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The Quest for the Master Algorithm | Pedro Domingos | TEDxUofW
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Added Jun 21, 2016
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Pedro Domingos speaks on the future of the Information Age. Machine learning not only affects computers, but it will also change our lives. Pedro asks "what will the ultimate learning algorithm look like?" and discusses how future technology will change how we model many parts of our lives.

Pedro Domingos is a professor of computer science at the University of Washington and the author of "The Master Algorithm". He is a winner of the SIGKDD Innovation Award, the highest honor in data science. He is a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, and has received a Fulbright Scholarship, a Sloan Fellowship, the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award, and numerous best paper awards. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Irvine and is the author or co-author of over 200 technical publications. He has held visiting positions at Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, and MIT. He co-founded the International Machine Learning Society in 2001. His research spans a wide variety of topics in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data science, including scaling learning algorithms to big data, maximizing word of mouth in social networks, unifying logic and probability, and deep learning.

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