UTCS Colloquium/AI-Henry Kautz/University of Rochester: "Behavior Recognition and Interaction for Cognitive Assistance," ACES 2.402, Friday, February 5, 2010, 10:45 a.m.

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Date: 
Feb 5, 2010 10:45am - 12:00pm

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Type of Talk: UTCS Collo

quium/AI

Speaker/Affiliation: Henry Kautz/University of Rochester

Date/Time: Friday, February 5, 2010, 10:45 a.m.

Location

: ACES 2.402

Host: Bruce Porter

Talk Title: Behavior Recogn

ition and Interaction for Cognitive Assistance

Talk Abstract:

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p>The synthesis of research in artificial intelligence,
pervasive com

puting, and human-computer interaction is giving
us the means to crea

te systems that recognize human activity
from low-level sensor data,

interpret that information in
light of commonsense theories of behavio

rs, plans, and goals,
and ultimately provide help to the users in a
natural and
contextually appropriate manner. This talk describes how

this
approach has been used to develop assistive technologies for
persons with cognitive disabilities. Speaker Bio: