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Events Calendar

26 Jan
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defense
Zoom Meeting
Tuesday, 01/26/2021 10:00am to 12:00pm

Zoom Meeting: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/91447097631  Meeting ID: 914 4709 7631

Recent advances in computer vision are in part due to the widespread use of deep neural networks. However, training deep...

26 Jan
Diversity & Inclusion
Virtual via Zoom
Tuesday, 01/26/2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusive Community Development for this event that will teach you how to utilize various tools to organize your life and increase your productivity. For questions about this event, please...

27 Jan
Diversity & Inclusion
Virtual via Zoom
Wednesday, 01/27/2021 10:00am to 11:30am

Join us for a free 1.5 hour training on how we can make our community a more welcoming & inclusive place. Facilitated by Dr. Kirsten Helmer (UMass Center for Teaching and Learning) and Dr. Neena Thota (UMass CICS)....

27 Jan
Rising Stars
Virtual via Zoom
Wednesday, 01/27/2021 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Title: Social Commonsense for Social Good 

Abstract:  A key dimension of machine reasoning is the ability of neural language models to capture social commonsense by interpreting and understanding the behavior of...

28 Jan
Special Event
Virtual via Zoom
Thursday, 01/28/2021 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Abstract: In this talk I will discuss examples of AI systems that produce unfair behavior, reinforcing existing social inequalities. I will then discuss what it really means for an AI system to be "unfair", before...

29 Jan
Career Development
Virtual | GatherTown
Friday, 01/29/2021 11:00am to 12:30pm

The Undergraduate Research Volunteer (URV) Program in CICS has been an opportunity for UGRAD students to collaborate with PhD students for 4 weeks of research exploration and mentoring.

Students are completing...

29 Jan
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defense
Zoom Meeting
Friday, 01/29/2021 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Zoom Meeting: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/9621986782

The Internet has emerged as one of the most important tools of communication. With around 4.5 billion active users as of July 2020, it provides people the...

01 Feb
Academic Calendar
Monday, 02/01/2021 (All day)

Spring Semester: First Day of Classes

01 Feb
Special Event
Virtual via Zoom
Monday, 02/01/2021 12:00pm to 1:30pm

This meeting for CICS faculty and staff will be held virtually via Zoom. All participants will receive a Zoom link for each meeting from Victoria Rupp via college email lists.

02 Feb
Special Event
Virtual via Zoom
Tuesday, 02/02/2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Abstract: Interactive theorem provers make it possible to prove that a program satisfies a specification. This provides a high degree of certainty that the program is trustworthy. The last two decades have marked a new...

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