Few-Shot and Federated Learning Among Trending Topics Discussed at Top Chinese AI Conference Shibei·GMIS 2019
By: Synced 机器之心
Main forum speakers included Landing AI Founder Andrew Ng; Chief Lenovo AI Advisor and Scientific Director at DFKI Hans Uszkoreit; Chairman of IJCAI Qiang Yang; Jianyu Wang of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; and HKUST Chair Professor and Founder of 4Paradigm Qiang Yang.
Founded in 2017, the GMIS is a Synced production with the theme of artificial intelligence and data science. GMIS 2017 was held in Beijing and drew over 3,000 attendees, featuring 32 presentations delivered by 47 artificial intelligence experts over its two-day run. Shibei·GMIS 2019 focused on academic research, technical engineering and industrial applications across artificial intelligence and big data.
2018 Turing Award Laureate and Scientific Director of the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms Yoshua Bengio sent a personal greeting to Shibei·GMIS 2019: "I am really glad to see the energy and the excitement around AI coming from China. The number of researchers and startups are going there. This is really good because we want to make sure the development of AI is happening all around the world."
Shibei·GMIS 2019 featured 24 presentations and two panels. The summit covered a wide range of topics such as cognitive intelligence, automated machine learning, natural language conversation, multi-modal intelligence, digital pilot, smart enterprise, infrastructure, etc.
Some quick takeaways from the summit:
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About Shanghai Shibei Hi-Tech Park
The Shanghai Shibei High-Tech Park was founded in 1992 with a total planned area of 3.31 km2. It serves as an important supporting platform to connect Jing'an District with the Shanghai Technology Innovation Center. As a national demonstration model for transformation and upgrading in the Yangtze River Economic Zone, the Park has successfully transformed from a "traditional industrial park" to the "industrial base of cloud computing and big data of Shanghai". The Park has become a priority area of the "3+5+X" project, with the mission of promoting the "Shanghai Made" brand.