Machine Learning: What is it and Why should we care?

Preethi Jyothi
Umang Bhaskar
Tuesday, 22 Jun 2021, 18:00 to 19:00
Artificial Intelligence, specifically machine learning (ML), has increasingly been making inroads into society and our lives over the last decade. We are entering an era where users are likely to take advantage of ML-driven technologies in all walks of life, by interacting seamlessly with digital systems. But, what is machine learning? What are the main milestones achieved in the last decade? What are the challenges involved with building machine learning systems? I will aim to throw some light on these questions and also describe how ML shapes my research on speech and language.
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