AI: The 3rd Generation of Computing

Dr. Curry Guinn, Dr. Julian Keith, Mike Orr (moderator)
Running Time:45:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
11:15 AM
Friday, November 9
GigTech Breakout

Explore how humans learn and reason, then see where current tech stands in reproducing our biological capabilities.

Dr. Curry Guinn, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Computer Science, UNCW
Dr. Guinn’s research focuses on integrating symbolic and probabilistic natural language processing technologies with machine learning techniques, supported by grants and contracts from U.S. Dept. of Defense, the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Justice, National Institute of Health, the EPA, and commercial businesses.

Dr. Julian Keith, Ph.D., Professor & Chair, Department of Psychology, UNCW
Dr. Keith received the 2015 UNCW Distinguished Teaching Professorship and Teaching Excellence Awards from the Chancellor and Board of Trustees. He holds a Ph.D. from UC Boulder, has published on neural mechanisms of memory and attention, and co-founded and co-directs the MARS Memory Health Network.

moderated by Mike Orr, Retired, IBM Watson
Mike worked for over 38 years at IBM in hardware and software development, support, consulting, technical marketing and education, cloud offering deployment and corporate strategy. Highlights include two patents and establishing the technical education programs for IBM Watson and Watson Health.