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IBM Research has been exploring artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies and techniques for decades. We believe AI will transform the world in dramatic ways in the coming years – and we’re advancing the field through our portfolio of research focused on three areas: Advancing AI, Scaling AI, and Trusting AI.

We’re also working to accelerate AI research through collaboration with like-minded institutions and individuals to push the boundaries of AI faster – for the benefit of industry and society.

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AI Residency Program

The IBM Research AI Residency Program is a 12-month program that provides opportunity for scientists,engineers,domain experts,and entrepreneurs to conduct innovative research and development on important and emerging topics in artificial intelligence.

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Latest AI news and research

Browse IBM Research's most recent AI news, projects, and publications. Visit our blog to see the latest from IBM Research.

Adversarial Robustness Toolbox

Restoring Balance in Machine Learning Datasets

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An End-to-End Approach for Scaling Up Spectral Clustering

Steering Material Scientists to Better Memory Devices

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AI for Code Encourages Collaborative, Open Scientific Discovery

Trust and Transparency for AI on the IBM Cloud

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Understanding the Difficulty of Complex Question Answering

Introducing AI Fairness 360

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AI-Based Scenario Planning for Risk Management

Video Scene Detection Using Optimal Sequential Grouping

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AAAI 2019
The Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) will be held January 27 – February 1, 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii. IBM Research AI will present dozens of technical papers and demos reflecting our recent research in three key areas: advancing AI, scaling AI, and trusting AI.

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NeurIPS 2018
At the Thirty-Second Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems in Montreal, IBM Research AI will share new ideas and results across our portfolio of research aimed at progressing AI towards real-world challenges. Throughout the week, we will present dozens of papers and demos showcasing our wor.k

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AI Research Week
AI Research Week, hosted by the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, will convene thought leaders in AI to share their research, network, identify and formulate new research directions, join in thought-provoking lectures, panels, meetups, workshops, and seminars, and forge new collaborations to address topics critical to the advancement of the field of AI.

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KDD 2018
The annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Knowledge Discovery and Data mining conference (KDD 2018) takes place August 19–23, 2018, in London, UK. IBM Research AI will be exhibiting at KDD at booth 5. We’ll be demonstrating our new Corpus Conversion Service, which will be presented in a technical session on August 23. This machine learning platform is designed to ingest PDF documents at scale and extract the knowledge and structure they contain. Visit the booth for a preview and to talk with IBM researchers about our work.

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IBM Research AI is a silver sponsor of IJCAI-ECAI 2018 and will present technical papers and demos showcasing advances across our research portfolio. Please plan to attend the sessions listed below, and visit booth B02:16A in the exhibit hall to learn more about our AI research via videos and interactive demo

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ICML 2018
The Thirty-fifth International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2018) takes place July 10-15 in Stockholm, Sweden. ICML is the leading international machine learning conference, and IBM Research AI is a Gold sponsor at ICML 2018 and will present the following papers at the conference. We invite you to stop by these sessions and our booth B06:21 and look forward to seeing you in Stockholm.

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ACL 2018
The 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2018) will be held July 15–20 in Melbourne, Australia. ACL received 1,544 submissions and accepted 384, for an overall acceptance rate of 24.9 percent. IBM Research AI will present multiple papers at ACL 2018 and is proud to be a Gold sponsor. Please plan to attend the sessions below or visit booth #9 in the exhibit hall.

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CVPR 2018
The annual Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), a premier event in computer vision, takes place this month in Salt Lake City. CVPR is a highly competitive conference and accepted fewer than 1,000 of 3,300 submissions in 2018. IBM Research AI will present multiple technical papers and host two workshops at CVPR 2018. IBM Research is a platinum sponsor of CVPR 2018 and will be at the conference expo at booth #845. Join us in Salt Lake City!

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ICLR 2018
At ICLR 2018, IBM Research will present technical papers on adversarial learning, self-organizing networks for multi-task learning, open-domain question answering, disentanglement of representations, reinforcement learning, and deep learning for graphical data.

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AAAI 2018
At the 32nd AAAI conference on artificial intelligence, IBM will share significant progress from its AI research team, including technical papers as well as results from the company’s ongoing collaboration with academic institutions through the MIT IBM Watson AI Lab and the AI Horizons Network.

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