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Elon Musk is right: we need to talk about artificial intelligence

Last week, Elon Musk warned an audience at MIT that: we should be very careful about artificial intelligence. If I had to guess at what our biggest existential threat is, it’s probably that. Musk is the serial entrepeneur, inventor and

NICTA Young Researcher Internship for Undergraduate Women

The Optimisation Research Group is launching a research internship for undergraduate women. The goal is to encourage women to pursue graduate studies in computer science and engineering.

NICTA-ORG Seminar: Tanya Latty – Learning From Nature

Dr. Tanya Latty from the University of Sydney presents a NICTA-ORG seminar about learning optimization techniques from nature.

NICTA-ORG Seminar: Tommaso Urli – Home Care Scheduling: a CP-based LNS Approach

NICTA Optimization Research group researcher Tommaso Urli presents at the NICTA-ORG seminar on algorithms for home care scheduling using constraint programming and large neighborhood search.

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