AI Seminar 2005/2006

Coordinator:  Prof. Jack Mostow

This is the home page for the AI Seminar at School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

To volunteer to give an AI seminar or to nominate an outside speaker, contact Prof. Jack Mostow.

The administrative contact for travel arrangements, scheduling, etc. (except where listed below) is Virginia Arrington (tel. 412-268-8126, office NSH 4219)

Mailing List

The mailing list for announcing upcoming AI seminars is on the SCS mailman server.  Only the list administrators may post to the list.

You can subscribe/unsubscribe from the mailing list.  If you’re already subscribed, you do not need to re-subscribe.


Normally Tuesday, 3:30-4:30, Wean Hall 5409.

Special AI seminars can be arranged at other times when necessary, provided the host can reserve a suitable room (which can be hard!).

Some related seminars of likely interest to AI seminar attendees are listed below in italics.






Faculty host



3:30pm, Thurs., Aug. 11

NSH 3305

Sven Koenig


The Auction Robot Project

Geoff Gordon

Monica Hopes

Non-standard day and room

4:30 Mon., Nov. 14

A53 Baker Hall

Ann Lee


Geometric tools for high-dimensional data analysis



CALD Seminar

Noon Mon., Nov. 21

Wean 5409

Elad Yom-Tov


Learning to Estimate Query Difficulty



CALD Seminar

1:30pm, Mon., Nov. 21

NSH 1507

Tom Dean

Brown University

Scalable Inference in Hierarchical Models of the Neocortex


Sharon Cavlovich

CALD Seminar

10:30 Wed., Nov. 30

NSH 3002

Craig Boutilier

University of Toronto

Preference Elicitation in Constraint-based Decision Problems

Carlos Guestrin

Monica Hopes

Non-standard day and room

3:30pm Tue., Dec. 13

Wean 5409

Lee Giles

Pennsylvania State University

Next Generation CiteSeer

William Cohen

Sharon Cavlovich


3:30pm Tue., Jan. 17

Wean 5409

Avi Pfeffer

Harvard University

Representations and Algorithms for Monitoring Dynamic Systems

Manuela Veloso

Virginia Arrington


3:30pm Tue., Jan. 24

Wean 5409

Tommi Jaakkola


Game theory, biology, and the binding game

Carlos Guestrin

Monica Hopes


3:30pm Tue., Jan. 31

Wean 5409

Sam Roweis

University of Toronto

A New Look at Basic Classifiers

Andrew Moore

Kristen Schrauder


3:30pm Tue., Feb. 14

Wean 7500

Tom Dietterich

Oregon State University

TaskTracer: Toward a Task-Oriented Desktop Interface

William Cohen

Sharon Cavlovich

Non-standard room

3:30pm Tue., Feb. 21

Wean 5409

Michael Genesereth

Stanford University

General Game Playing

Illah Nourbakhsh

Kristen Schrauder


3:30pm Tue., Feb. 28

Wean 5409

Partha Niyogi

University of Chicago

A Geometric Perspective on Learning Theory and Algorithms

Lenore Blum

Amelia Williams


3pm, Mon. July 10th

Wean 7220

Michael Bowling

University of Alberta

Incremental Least-Squares Temporal Difference Learning

Manuela Veloso

April Foster

Non-standard room and time.


Maintainer is

Jack Mostow

Last modified: 2/10/2006 10:50 AM