In her talk, AI4Good, Samira will provide insights related to her experiences in pursuing an advanced degree in Computer Sciences and share aspects of her current research. She will introduce the concepts of deep learning and machine learning as well as explain her current engagement in AI4Good.
Samira Ebrahimi Kahou is a postdoctoral researcher at McGill/Mila working with Professor Doina Precup. Her research interests are in the intersection of computer vision and language. She also works on deep learning methods for dialogue systems and humanitarian AI. She received a Ph.D. from École Polytechnique de Montréal/Mila
where she worked on computer vision and machine learning (deep learning) applied to emotion recognition and facial analysis, object tracking and knowledge distillation.