Artificial Intelligence: state of the art, applications, and impact

Professor Bing Xue discusses her cutting-edge AI research and its implications for solving real-world problems.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is all around us: from healthcare, safety, and environment, to finance, business, and entertainment. AI is an interdisciplinary research field and Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington has a world-leading AI research group.

In her inaugural lecture, Professor Bing Xue discusses the cutting-edge AI research that she and her co-workers have been doing, particularly in the areas of machine learning, data mining, and image analysis. Professor Xue highlights the significant impact and successful applications of our AI techniques and tools to a range of real-world problems, including biology, agriculture, and aquaculture.

Three suit-wearing academics in front of a multi-paned window in the Hunter building, from left to right Ehsan Mesbahi, Bing Xue and Jennifer Windsor.
Inaugural lecture (left to right): Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculties of Science, Health, Engineering, Architecture and Design Innovation Professor Ehsan Mesbahi, Professor Bing Xue, and Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Jennifer Windsor.

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