Research Track and Events

      Origins

      Impact


AI and Robotics

Incremental heuristic search

Universities, around 2004

A building block for a wide array of data mining and search technologies, as well as a foundation for basic research

Hidden Markov models for biology, speech, and the like

University and industry R&D throughout the 1990s

A major step in the general reduction of problems outside of core computing (genomics, speech processing, and so on) to algorithmic problems

Recommender systems

University and industry R&D, circa 1994

A core element of today’s e-commerce systems

Bayesian methods applied

University and industry R&D throughout the 1990s

Fundamental to the major shift toward more statistical approaches to machine intelligence

Kinect audio and vision

Microsoft, 2010

The most rapidly adopted consumer electronics device of all time




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