Community & Events

Event Round-Up | May 2019

Amii Events Meet members of the Amii team, connect with like-minded people, and learn the latest about what’s happening in Machine Intelligence at Amii …

Community & Events

Event Round-Up | April 2019

Amii Events Meet members of the Amii team, connect with like-minded people, and learn the latest about what’s happening in Machine Intelligence at Amii …

Amii News

Amii welcomes two additional Canada CIFAR AI Chairs

Together with the University of British Columbia, Amii is pleased to welcome two additional Canada CIFAR AI Chairs to our family! Congratulations to Mark …

Community & Events

3 must-see Canadian AI events of 2019

Personal assistants. Automation. Smart homes. Hailed by many as the fourth industrial revolution, machine intelligence is bringing remarkable changes everywhere – Canada included. We …

Community & Events

UCLA School of Law professor & co-organizer talks inaugural Summer Institute

CIFAR, the AI PULSE program at UCLA School of Law, and Amii are thrilled to host the inaugural Summer Institute on AI and Society …

Community & Events

Hello Amii! Info Session – March 27

Your Introduction to Amii Hello Amii! is your introduction to the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute and our Applied Machine Learning team. Learn how our …

Community & Events

Amii’s AI Meetup – March 26

Meet the Brightest Minds in Edmonton’s AI Community Amii’s monthly meetup brings together the brightest minds in Edmonton’s AI community. Discuss the latest topics …

Amii News

Summer Institute on AI and Society – July 21-24, 2019

Inaugural Summer Institute explores societal impacts of artificial intelligence What will Artificial Intelligence (AI) mean for society? That’s the question scholars from a variety …

Technical

UAlberta & Amii: New AI & ML Courses

We are incredibly excited to announce three new courses on artificial intelligence and machine learning, co-developed by Amii and the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension! Produced …

Amii News

Interview with Anna Koop: International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, celebrated every year on March 8, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of those who …

Community & Events

Hello Amii! Info Session – March 14

Your Introduction to Amii Hello Amii! is your introduction to the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute and our Applied Machine Learning team. Learn how our …

Community & Events

Machine Learning 101 with Amii – March 12

Make Sense of Machine Learning Heralded by many as the fourth industrial revolution, artificial intelligence has inspired countless news articles, novels, and films. With …

Community & Events

YEG Tech Night – March 8

Join your friends in Edmonton’s tech community Join your friends in Edmonton’s tech community for an evening of entertainment and fun! Work Nicer has …

Community & Events

Machine Learning 101 with Amii – February 26

Make Sense of Machine Learning Heralded by many as the fourth industrial revolution, artificial intelligence has inspired countless news articles, novels, and films. With …

Community & Events

Amii’s AI Meetup – February 25

Meet the Brightest Minds in Edmonton’s AI Community Amii’s monthly meetup brings together the brightest minds in Edmonton’s AI community. Discuss the latest topics …

Amii News

UAlberta Opportunity: Tenure-track and Tenured Professor Position in Artificial Intelligence

The Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta is inviting applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at all levels, with a …

Community & Events

Hello Amii! Info Session – March 4

Your Introduction to Amii Hello Amii! is your introduction to the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute and our Applied Machine Learning team. Learn how our …

Amii News

Amii praises renewed Government investment in machine intelligence

Amii is proud to be part of today’s announcement of $100 million in funding from the Government of Alberta to invest in Alberta’s high-tech …

Community & Events

Hello Amii! Info Session – February 21

Your Introduction to Amii Hello Amii! is your introduction to the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute and our Applied Machine Learning team. Learn how our …

Community & Events

AI Seminars – February 2019

Keep up to date on research coming out of the University of Alberta and beyond! The Artificial Intelligence Seminar is a weekly meeting where …

Community & Events

Building Your AI Roadmap – February 22

Creating AI Strategy for Innovation Affiliates Come find out Amii’s approach to creating AI strategy for our Innovation Affiliates. We’ll discuss the data maturity …

Community & Events

School’s in for summer: Students talk Deep Learning & Reinforcement Learning Summer School 2018

Amii and CIFAR are thrilled to host the Deep Learning & Reinforcement Learning Summer School in Edmonton this July 24 – August 2. The …

Community & Events

Hello Amii! Info Session – February 7

Your Introduction to Amii Hello Amii! is your introduction to the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute and our Applied Machine Learning team. Learn how our …

Community & Events

Amii’s AI Meetup – January 22

Meet the Brightest Minds in Edmonton’s AI Community Amii’s monthly meetup brings together the brightest minds in Edmonton’s AI community. Discuss the latest topics …

Community & Events

Machine Learning 101 with Amii – January 29

Make Sense of Machine Learning Heralded by many as the fourth industrial revolution, artificial intelligence has inspired countless news articles, novels, and films. With …

Community & Events

Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning Summer School – July 24 – August 2, 2019

About DLRL Summer School Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning Summer School brings together graduate students, post-docs and professionals to cover the foundational research, new …

Amii News

Alberta set to welcome next generation of AI experts

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) has launched applications for the 11th annual Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning Summer School, happening July 24 – …

Community & Events

Machine Learning 101 with Amii – December 5

Make Sense of Machine Learning Heralded by many as the fourth industrial revolution, artificial intelligence has inspired countless news articles, novels, and films. With …

Amii News

Amii welcomes four Canada CIFAR AI Chairs

Together with the University of Alberta (UAlberta) and Simon Fraser University, Amii is pleased to welcome four new Canada CIFAR AI (CCAI) Chairs to …

Community & Events

Machine Learning 101 with Amii – December 17

Make Sense of Machine Learning Heralded by many as the fourth industrial revolution, artificial intelligence has inspired countless news articles, novels, and films. With …

Community & Events

Machine Learning 101 with Amii – November 26

Make Sense of Machine Learning Heralded by many as the fourth industrial revolution, artificial intelligence has inspired countless news articles, novels, and films. With …

Amii News

Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute appoints John Shillington as CEO

The Board of Directors of the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) announced Thursday the appointment of John Shillington as the institute’s first CEO. His …

Projects

Adaptive Prosthetics Program

Intelligent Artificial Limbs & Biomedical Devices The Adaptive Prosthetics Program, a collaboration between Amii and the BLINC Lab, is an interdisciplinary initiative focused on real-time …

Projects

Arcade Learning Environment

Atari 2600 Platform for General Artificial Intelligence Development The Arcade Learning Environment (ALE) is a software framework designed to facilitate the development and testing of …

Projects

Meerkat

Social Network Analysis & Visualization Meerkat is an automated Social Network Analysis (SNA) tool used to analyze, visualize and interpret large or complex networks …

Projects

DeepStack

Problem we’re trying to solve For several years, AI researchers have had a number of different techniques for predicting and planning optimal actions in …

Projects

Diagnosing Tuberculosis

Problem we’re trying to solve Inexpensive, timely and accurate diagnosis of potential cases of Tuberculosis is of critical importance in regions of the world …

Projects

FMRI-based Diagnosis & Treatment

Problem we’re trying to solve Current methods of diagnosing neurological and psychological disorders often rely on the subjective assessment of a patient’s symptoms by …

Projects

Patient-Specific Survival Prediction

Problem we’re trying to solve Prognostic modeling is an integral component in the treatment and management of patients. Currently being developed for the field …

Projects

Legal Reasoning

Problem we’re trying to solve A great deal of human resources are used in order to prepare for (or render a verdict in) a …

Projects

Ana – Automated Nanny Agent

Problem we’re trying to solve Ana, a conversational software agent (ie chatbot), is designed to converse with the elderly living at home to answer …

Projects

Advanced Analytics for Curling

Problem we’re trying to solve The Computer Curling Research Group focuses on deep analytics for the sport of curling for player analysis and system …

Projects

Intelligent Diabetes Management

Problem we’re trying to solve The current method of determining insulin dosages requires a patient to manually track their insulin levels multiple times a …

Amii News

IBM and University of Alberta publish new data on machine learning algorithms to help predict schizophrenia

(Amii’s Russ Greiner is part of a team of researchers from the University of Alberta and IBM who are using machine learning to help predict …

Amii News

A Meeting of World-Leading AI Research Minds

UAlberta Expertise Brings DeepMind Lab to Edmonton In an historic move for the AI community, one of the world’s leading AI research companies, DeepMind, …

Amii News

Canada Bolsters Funding for Artificial Intelligence Recruitment, Training

UAlberta to Push Critical Areas of Research for the Future of All Canadians EDMONTON (March 23, 2017)—In a move that will boost artificial intelligence …

Amii News

DeepStack: Expert-Level Artificial Intelligence in Heads-Up No-Limit Poker

Skill Trumps Luck: DeepStack the First Computer Program to Outplay Human Professionals at Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold’em Poker EDMONTON (March 2, 2017)—A team of …

Amii News

RBC Research Engages Top Machine Learning Experts to Bring Reinforcement Learning to the Forefront of Banking

TORONTO, January 18, 2017 — Following recent investments in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, RBC today announced Dr. Richard S. Sutton, one of …

Technical

The Success of DQN Explained by “Shallow” Reinforcement Learning

Part of the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, Marlos C. Machado is a 4th year Ph.D. student in the University of Alberta’s Department of Computing …

Business

Machine Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

What is Machine Intelligence? Existing at the intersection of machine learning and artificial intelligence, machine intelligence is advanced computing that enables a machine to …

Amii News

From AICML to Amii

Introducing Amii We’re thrilled to introduce you to Amii, the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, a world-leading team of machine intelligence researchers housed at the …