AI with AI
Episode 4.4: PROGRESS Out of the Blue
Andy and Dave have a chat with Chad Jenkins, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, Director of the Laboratory for Perception, RObotics, and Grounded REasoning SystemS (PROGRESS), and newest member of CNA's Board of Trustees. They discuss Chad's background and his current research at Michigan, which includes interactive robot systems and human-robot interaction. And then they discuss a variety of topics ranging from movement primitives, neural networks and fat tails, the issue of reinvention, students' experiences with AI research and the role of historical research, the culture of research in AI, and much more.