Topic: The Evolution of “AI Thinking”: From AI Models to AI Systems
Details to be covered:
- Here we will highlight the “breadth” of algorithms out there in AI/ML
Why we need so many different varieties of models
The need to start thinking about an “AI Ecosystem” not as a “Collection of Models” but as a “System of Models” that feed into each other
Tie this to problems in EdTech, Fleet Management, Driverless cars, and Enterprise applications
For New Folks:
- this talk gives them a birds eye view of the different classes of AI models and why they need to learn enough of them to become useful as Data Scientists
For Data Scientists:
- this talk gives them the next level of thinking where they now know the various modelling tools but don’t know how to put them together to build a complex AI system
Profile of Dr. Shailesh Kumar
- Distinguished Scientist and Vice President at Ola Cabs
Visiting Faculty of Machine Learning at Indian School of Business
A TEDx speaker, Dr. Kumar has been an invited and keynote speaker at a number of public and corporate data science events including the Fifth Elephant, Data Science Congress, and NASSCOM Big Data & Analytics Summit. He serves as a Data Science advisor to a number of Startups, Tech companies, VC’s, and government agencies.
Dr. Kumar was recognised as one of the top ten data scientists in India in 2015 by the Analytics India Magazine. He holds twenty patents and has published twenty international publications and book chapters in these areas.
Dr. Kumar received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Masters in Computer Science, both from the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He received his B-Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University.
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