AIC Seminar Series
JANUS: A Ubiquitous Personal Assistant for the Post-Wired World
|Richard J Waldinger||Aritificial Intelligence Center, SRI International||[Home Page]|
|David L Martin||Aritificial Intelligence Center, SRI International||[Home Page]|
|Mark Pendrith||SRI International|
Date: Thursday, October 25th 2001 at 4:00pm
Location: EJ228 (Directions)
JANUS knows where I am. It knows my address
book, calendar, and to-do list. Through the
Web, it can access maps, traffic reports,
and public schedules of events. It can check
GPS units, web cams, and other sensors. It
can produce and understand spoken language.
It can perform inferences to answer questions,
solve problems, and warn of potential
Can your Palm Pilot do that?
A preliminary demo will be given.
Mark Pendrith has a background in Machine
Learning, in particular the application of
Reinforcement Learning to partially
observable domains. His theoretical research
has been applied to control problems in
autonomous robotics, and more recently he
has been working on applications within
pervasive computing. He currently serves,
with David Martin, as co-champion for SRIs
Please arrive at least 10 minutes early as you will need to sign in by
following instructions by the lobby phone at Building E (or call Wilma
Lenz at 650 859 4904, or Vicenta at Lopez at 650 859 5750). SRI is
located at 333 Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park. Visitors may park in the
parking lots off Fourth Street. Detailed directions to SRI, as well as maps,
are available from the Visiting AIC web page.
There are two entrances to SRI International located on Ravenswood Ave.
Please check the Building E entrance signage.
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