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CSP Seminar

Powering Games with Data & AI

Ahmad Beirami


Research Scientist
Electronic Arts (EA)
 
Friday, March 29, 2019
09:30am - 10:30am
2311 EECS

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About the Event

At EA Digital Platform - Data & AI, we build centralized data-driven and AI-assisted services that power games. In this talk, we begin with an introduction to our data infrastructure and AI platform, that constitute a solid bedrock for solving practical AI problems. We overview several AI applications built on this platform to improve the gameplay experience for hundreds of millions across the globe in addition to contributing scientifically to the research community. We finish with a discussion on the open problems that we are currently tackling.

Biography

Ahmad Beirami is a research scientist at Electronic Arts Digital Platform – Data & AI, leading fundamental research and development on training AI agents in multi-agent systems. His research interests broadly include machine learning, information theory, statistics, and artificial intelligence. Prior to joining EA in 2018, he held postdoctoral fellow positions at Duke, MIT, and Harvard. He received the BS degree in 2007 from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, and the PhD degree in 2014 from the Georgia Institute of Technology, in electrical and computer engineering. He is the recipient of the 2015 Sigma Xi Best PhD Thesis Award from Georgia Tech.

Additional Information

Contact: Judi Jones

Phone: 763-8557

Email: asap@umich.edu

Sponsor(s): ECE-Systems

Faculty Sponsor: Vijay Subramanian

Open to: Public