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a group photo taken at the SmC 2015 opening ceremony.

Jack L. gallant, UC berkeley, gives
a keynote speech,"big Data
approaches to Understanding the
Human brain."

a system demonstration at one of the SmC 2015 tutorials.

Xizhao Wang of the Big Data Institute,
Shenzhen University; and the 2014 Norbert Wiener Award recipient, Fei-Yue
Wang of the National University of
Defense Technology. Gallant summarized ongoing work in his laboratory
that uses a data-driven system identification approach to reverse-engineer
the human brain, which might enable
us to design artificial systems with the
same capabilities. He described how
remarkable improvements in the quality of the models and the quality of
brain decoding may soon make it possible to create powerful brain-based
computer interfaces based on measurements of covert, internal thought.

Mirowski spoke on an area of
intense research in big data analysis: understanding human language
in the presence of web-scale text
corpora and sensory data. Natural
language provides a key link be tween humans and machines that
can bring human-machine interaction to the next level. Exciting new
products with these capabilities are
just beginning to emerge in the market place.
Xizhao Wang discussed some key
and timely issues of learning from
big data with uncertainty, focusing
on the impact of handling uncertainty on model simplification. He
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elaborated on various ways in which
representing, processing, and interpreting uncertainty impact the performance of learning from big data.
Fei-Yue Wang, the recipient of
the 2014 Norber t Wiener Award,
shared with us his personal journey of parallel cybernetics in the
three worlds of cyber-social-physical systems under the philosophical inf luence of Norber t Wiener
and Karl Popper.
The three tutorials focused on
topics of timely interest, which
included the application of brain-
mach i ne i nter faces, the desig n
and evaluation of shared control

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