• Vanderbilt University

    AI Deep Dive Update: Advancing Speech Therapy Solutions on the National Stage

    In Fall 2023, Vanderbilt Data Science hosted an AI Deep Dive session with Dr. Matthew Pontell, focusing on generative AI’s potential in enhancing speech therapy and improving speech dysfunction outcomes. These sessions are an excellent opportunity to delve into research problems that could be addressed with deep learning,… Read More

    Jul. 10, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    AI Deep Dive: Decoding Interactions

    AI Deep Dive: Decoding Interactions Event Overview Join us for an AI Deep Dive session, where we’ll feature a team of VUMC researchers led by Dr. Eric Skaar, in collaboration with our dedicated Data Science team. Dr. Skaar’s laboratory, which is focusing their work in infectious diseases, looks to… Read More

    Feb. 15, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    AI Deep Dive: Harnessing Technology for Improved Speech Health

    On October 27th, we had the privilege of hosting an AI Deep Dive Session with Dr. Matthew Pontell, where we discussed the use of generative AI for enhancing speech therapy and improving speech dysfunction. This session brought to light the innovative strategies and recovery techniques that promise better speech… Read More

    Nov. 2, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    What is “Human Nature” in the eyes of the US courts.

    On October 6th, we had the privilege of hosting an AI Deep Dive Session with Professor Owen Jones, where conversations were had around the quest to answer the question: ‘What is “human nature” in the eyes of US Courts?’ This session spotlighted the capabilities of AI in navigating and… Read More

    Oct. 16, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Project Grip A Gun-Related Injury Prevention Project.

    On September 29th, we had the privilege of hosting an AI Deep Dive Session with Dr. Krista Mehari, where insightful discussions unfolded around her project titled ‘Project GRIP’ (Gun-Related Injury Prevention). This session illuminated the potential of generative AI in organizing and analyzing qualitative data, particularly interview responses, to… Read More

    Sep. 30, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    AI Deep Dive on Jan. 27: Using deep learning to improve bridge structure monitoring and inspections

    More than one-third of all the bridges in America are in disrepair, according to a 2022 report. It is one of the greatest infrastructure issues facing the U.S. today. Barge Design Solutions joins the Data Science Institute for this week’s AI Deep Dive to discuss a possible collaborative effort and… Read More

    Jan. 23, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Using deep learning to improve dialogic questioning for new readers: AI Deep Dive Jan. 13

    Image generated by Midjourney Professor of Psychology Dr. Georgene Troseth has researched for years how artificial intelligence could help parents use dialogic questioning when reading with their children. Advances in data science could now make Dr. Troseth’s vision a reality. The project aims to create a model that could scan… Read More

    Jan. 10, 2023

  • Two black holes

    Detecting Colliding Black Holes: AI Deep Dive Dec. 2

    Cosmic cataclysmic events such as the collision of black holes create strong gravitational waves which can be detected on Earth. Instruments such as LIGO can detect distortions of space that herald the passing of these gravity waves, but analyzing these signals is a computationally-intensive and time-consuming endeavor. Can AI… Read More

    Nov. 14, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    AI Deep Dive Nov 11: State-of-the-art Audio Models – Speech to Text, but what else?

    Whisper is OpenAI’s new addition to the growing portfolio of open source artificial intelligence (AI) models for speech-to-text and audio processing. Capable of predicting audio text captions, the model leverages intermixed with special tokens which enables the single model to perform tasks such as language identification, phrase-level timestamps,… Read More

    Nov. 7, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    AI Deep Dive Nov 4: Using Large Language AI Models to Support Language Instruction

    Multilingual large language models have demonstrated strong performance in natural language processing tasks. In this discussion, we explore how these transformer-based models might be used to support language instruction. In the current case study, we’ll examine possible uses of these models to support instruction in Hindi. Might these models be… Read More

    Oct. 20, 2022