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Invited Talk: Wilka Carvalho
Wilka Carvalho

Fri Dec 11 02:19 PM -- 02:49 PM (PST) @

Wilka Carvalho is a PhD Candidate in Computer Science at the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor where he is advised by Honglak Lee, Satinder Singh, and Richard Lewis. His long-term research goal is to develop cognitive theories of learning that help us understand how humans infer, reason with, and exploit the rich structure present in realistic visual scenes to enable sophisticated behavioral policies. Towards this end, he is studying how object-centric representation learning and reinforcement learning can bring us closer to human-level artificial intelligence. He is supported by an NSF GRFP Fellowship and a UM Rackham Merit Fellowship.

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Wilka Carvalho (University of Michigan)

I am a Masters student and NSF Graduate Research Fellow in the Computer Science Department at the University of Southern California. My primary research interest is the development of neuroscience- and cognitive science-informed artificial intelligence and machine learning models with brain-rivaling information-processing capabilities.

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