Site: CDL-Montreal, CDL-Oxford, CDL-Toronto
Stream: Artificial Intelligence, Prime
Kory Mathewson is a Research Scientist at DeepMind in Montreal, and holds a PhD in Reinforcement Learning from the University of Alberta, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute. His research interests include interactive machine learning, human-in-the-loop deep reinforcement learning, human-robot interfaces (prosthetic robotics), and conversational dialog systems. Before his PhD, he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and his Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering.
Kory has interned at Twitter Cortex, at Google Brain Magenta, and at Apple Special Projects Group. He is also an accomplished improvisational theatre performance artist with Rapid Fire Theatre. He is currently fusing his interests by developing an artificial intelligence to perform comedy alongside.