In 1995, Ian graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, department of Applied Mathematics. In his 20-year career, Ian founded and successfully headed a number of software companies, building software products for high-tech industries, such as microelectronics, telecommunications, and bioinformatics. For the last few years, Ian was actively developing artificial intelligence technologies in robotics.
Topic: How to build AI agents that outperform human domain experts.
Short Description: The talk covers a broad range of approaches used for creating AI agents. We look at several examples of agents for board and card games as well as discuss main mechanisms for building them including neural networks, reinforcement learning and probabilistic programming.