Apple is sponsoring the 28th annual ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD). KDD will be held in Washington D.C. from August 14 to 18. It is an interdisciplinary conference bringing together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data.
Earlier this year, Apple hosted the Workshop on Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning (PPML). This virtual event brought Apple and members of the academic research communities together to discuss the state of the art in the field of privacy-preserving machine learning through a series of talks and discussions over two days.
Apple is sponsoring ACL (Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics), which will be held in a hybrid format from May 22 to 27. ACL is the premier conference of the field of computational linguistics, covering a broad spectrum of diverse research areas that are concerned with computational approaches to natural language.
Apple is sponsoring Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), which will be held in a two part virtual and hybrid format. The virtual event will take place on May 7 to 13, and the hybrid main conference on May 22 to 27. ICASSP is the IEEE Signal Processing Society’s flagship conference on signal processing and its applications.
The AI/ML Residency Program invites experts in various fields to apply their own domain expertise to innovate and build revolutionary machine learning and AI-powered products and experiences. As AI-based solutions spread across disciplines, the need for domain experts to understand machine learning and apply their expertise in ML settings grows. The program aims to invest in the resident’s technical and theoretical machine learning development to help advance their professional careers.
The Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) conference was held virtually on December 6 - 14. NeurIPS is a global conference focused on fostering the exchange of research on neural information processing systems in their biological, technological, mathematical, and theoretical aspects.
Apple sponsored the twenty-third International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS). ASSETS is a forum for presenting research on the design, evaluation, use, and education related to computing for people with disabilities and older adults. This took place virtually on October 18, 19, 20 and 22.
Apple sponsored the annual conference on Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD). This conference focuses on all aspects of the data science lifecycle, from data cleaning and preparation, to data transformation and the dissemination of results. KDD took place virtually from August 14 to 18.
Apple sponsored the Joint Conference of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (ACL-IJCNLP 2021). This conference focused on Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing and took place virtually on August 1 to 6.
Update: You can now leverage Apple’s tensorflow-metal PluggableDevice in TensorFlow v2.5 for accelerated training on Mac GPUs directly with Metal. You can get started here.
Apple is proud to announce the 2021 recipients of the Apple Scholars in AI/ML PhD fellowship. Each Scholar receives two years of funding as they pursue their PhD, internship opportunities, and a two-year mentorship with an Apple researcher in their field. Nominated students were selected based on their innovative research, their record as thought leaders and collaborators in their fields, and their unique commitment to take risks and push the envelope in machine learning and AI.
Apple sponsored the Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) conference, which was held virtually from December 6 to 12. NeurIPS is a global conference focused on fostering the exchange of research on neural information processing systems in their biological, technological, mathematical, and theoretical aspects.
Apple Scholars is a program created to recognize the contributions of emerging leaders in computer science and engineering at the graduate and postgraduate level. As part of Apple Scholars, Apple is proud to announce the recipients of PhD fellowships in AI/ML. In recognition of these outstanding PhD students, each will receive support for their research and academic travel for two years, internship opportunities, and a two-year mentorship with an Apple researcher in their field. Nominated students were selected based on their innovative research, record as thought leaders and collaborators in their fields, and unique commitment to take risks and push the envelope in machine learning and AI.
Apple sponsored the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) from July 5 - 10. ACL is the premier conference of the field of computational linguistics, covering a broad spectrum of research areas regarding computational approaches to natural language.
Apple sponsored the 8th International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) in April 2020, which took place virtually from April 26 - May 1. ICLR focuses on the advancement of representation learning, and this year’s conference included presentations on cutting-edge research on deep learning areas including computer vision, text understanding, data science, and more.
Apple had three papers accepted at the conference of Human-Computer Interaction (CHI), the premier international conference on interactive technology, in April 2020. Researchers from across the world gather at CHI to discuss, research, and design new ways for people to interact using technology. Although the conference was not held this year, you can read the accepted papers below.
Apple attended the 33rd Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) in December. The conference took place in Vancouver, Canada from December 8th to 14th.
Apple product teams are engaged in state of the art research in machine hearing, speech recognition, natural language processing, machine translation, text-to-speech, and artificial intelligence, improving the lives of millions of customers every day.
Apple attended Interspeech 2019, the world's largest conference on the science and technology of spoken language processing. The conference took place in Graz, Austria from September 15th to 19th. See accepted papers below.
Apple continues to build cutting-edge technology in the space of machine hearing, speech recognition, natural language processing, machine translation, text-to-speech, and artificial intelligence, improving the lives of millions of customers every day.