IBM Research - Thinking Out of the Blue

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 9:50am - 10:30am
Geoff Davis (Google Inc.), Lior Horesh (IBM)
We will begin with an introduction to the mission, milestones and strategy of the largest industrial research institute in the world. Later, a more personal perspective regarding the parallels and differentiators of industrial vs. academic research environment will be glanced. Lastly, we will go through few case studies, in which we shall witness how the universality of mathematical skills will bridge across a broad spectrum of real life problems.