AI in Video Games: Computers Writing Programs with Levi Lelis

Video games have long been a domain explored by AI researchers, and researchers from Amii have a rich history producing advancements that can help across all aspects of game design, development and delivery.

In this series of short talks, you'll hear from Fellows and Canada CIFAR AI Chairs at Amii as they discuss their areas of research, highlight some interesting projects and make connections between AI research and the field of video games.

Levi Lelis

Fellow & Canada CIFAR AI Chair – Amii; Assistant Professor – University of Alberta

Levi Lelis focuses his research on developing intelligent systems that aim to augment human knowledge through teaching and collaboration. In this talk, he discusses program synthesis – the task of having a computer program write programs for us – and his work that seeks to unpack insights hidden within ‘black box’ systems such as deep neural networks. Levi works to extract strategies from information learned by computer systems.

Learn more about Levi's work.

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