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  • Nov
    18

    CS Colloquium - Maya Ackerman - "Machines as Creative Partners"

    Department of Computer Science

    12:00 PM 3514, Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library)

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    CS Colloquium - Maya Ackerman -

    Title: Machines as Creative Partners

    Abstract

    Can machines be creative? If so, can they help us in our creative endeavours? This talk discusses new results and opportunities for human-machine creative collaboration. After a brief introduction to Computational Creativity, we will introduce ALYSIA, an AI-based system that allows everyone to engage in the art of songwriting, through collaboration on the creation of original lyrics, melodies, and vocals. Different types of human-machine creative collaborations will be presented and discussed, including brain-controlled musical creation enabled through EEG technology.

    Bio

    Dr. Maya Ackerman specializes in artificial intelligence, with an emphasis on computational creativity and machine learning, spanning from algorithmic composition to theoretical foundations of clustering. Her work has been featured on NBC, New Scientist, and Grammy.com and her research appears at top academic venues, including AAAI, NIPS, IJCAI, and JMLR. She received her PhD from the University of Waterloo, was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Caltech and UC San Diego, and is an Assistant Professor at Santa Clara University. Maya is also the CEO/Co-founder of WaveAI, as well as an opera singer and music producer.

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    TIME Monday, November 18, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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  • Nov
    20

    CS Distinguished Seminar - Victoria Stodden - "The Lifecycle of Data Science: A Framework for Advancing Computational and Data-enabled Research"

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    12:00 PM 3514, Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library)

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    TIME Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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  • Nov
    27

    Thanksgiving vacation begins 6 p.m.

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    TIME Wednesday, November 27, 2019

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  • Nov
    28

    Thanksgiving Day

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    TIME Thursday, November 28, 2019

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  • Dec
    2

    Fall Classes resume 8 a.m.

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    TIME Monday, December 2, 2019

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  • Dec
    2

    CS Colloquium - Ben Golub

    Department of Computer Science

    12:00 PM 3514, Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library)

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    TIME Monday, December 2, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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  • Dec
    3

    Our Future with Robots

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    3:30 PM ITW classroom, 1-350, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center

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    TIME Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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  • Dec
    6

    CS Colloquium - Annie Liang

    Department of Computer Science

    12:00 PM 3514, Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library)

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    TIME Friday, December 6, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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  • Dec
    7

    Fall classes end

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    TIME Saturday, December 7, 2019

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  • Dec
    9

    Fall examinations begin

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    TIME Monday, December 9, 2019

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  • Dec
    9

    CS Distinguished Seminar - Jens Palsberg

    Department of Computer Science

    12:00 PM 3514, Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library)

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    TIME Monday, December 9, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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  • Dec
    14

    Winter Break Begins

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    TIME Saturday, December 14, 2019

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  • Dec
    14

    Northwestern Engineering PhD Hooding and Master's Recognition Ceremony

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    4:00 PM Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

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    TIME Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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  • Dec
    26

    Winter Recess - University Closed

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    TIME Thursday, December 26, 2019

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  • Dec
    27

    Winter Recess - University Closed

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    TIME Friday, December 27, 2019

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  • Dec
    30

    Winter Recess University Closed

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    TIME Monday, December 30, 2019

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  • Dec
    31

    New Year's Eve

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    TIME Tuesday, December 31, 2019

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  • Jan
    1

    New Year's Day

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    TIME Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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  • Jan
    6

    Winter Classes begin 8 a.m.

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    TIME Monday, January 6, 2020

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