Discovery Fellows Rebecca Willett and Rob Nowak are creating algorithms to make sense of big data and help machines learn.
How New Yorker Cartoons Could Teach Computers To Be Funny
“The computer models Nowak and his team are developing are called adaptive crowdsourcing algorithms. They attempt to weed out the weakest captions as quickly as possible to get more people to vote on the potential …
The Science of Funny: Active Machine Learning & Cartoons
The New Yorker is using a machine learning system developed by WID Optimization researchers to sort through captions for their weekly cartoon caption contest.
Rob Nowak talks Machine Learning to Blue Sky Science
Blue Sky Science: What is machine learning? from Morgridge Institute on Vimeo. Rob Nowak lends his machine learning expertise to Morgridge Blue Sky Science Video.