Introducing Minds, Brains, & Machines
NYU Minds, Brains, and Machines is a new campus initiative to focus research and educational opportunities around these topics. The project was initiated by FAS Dean Antonio Merlo via a FAS-wide conference about the relationship between human and machine intelligence. Current priorities includes a hiring cluster which connects several academics units at NYU including Psychology, the Center for Data Science, the Center for Neural Science, and the Flatiron Institute.
Featured Research Projects
Can Language Models Learn Meaning Just By Observing Text?
CDS PhD student William Merrill recently published a research paper, “Entailment Semantics Can Be Extracted from an Ideal Language Model” along with Alex Warstadt, a former NYU PhD student now at ETH Zürich, and Tal Linzen, CDS Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Data Science at NYU…
Incredible Alumni: Orion Taylor leads NYU Public Safety Lab’s launch of US jail statistics database
New York University’s Public Safety Lab recently launched the Jail Data Initiative (JDI), a dashboard that displays jail statistics collected from more than 1,300 publicly available county jail rosters in the United States, about a third of all county jails nationally. The platform fills in gaps in the existing Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) data sets by providing information on daily changes in jail populations, bail amounts, categories of criminal charges, and other data groupings…
CDS Students Sanae Lotfi and Lucius Bynum Receive the Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship
Congratulations to CDS PhD students Sanae Lotfi and Lucius Bynum for recently receiving the Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship! The fellowship is a global program that acknowledges outstanding students in computing research…
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CDS faculty has received awards such as the Turing Award, the Silver Professorship, the Google Faculty Award, and more.