Episode 24 - What is AI?

This episode's guests: Hamid R. Tizhoosh

Our guest is Professor Hamid Tizhoosh, the director of the KIMIA Lab (Laboratory for Knowledge Inference in Medical Image Analysis) at the University of Waterloo.

We've all heard the hype about artificial intelligence (AI), but what exactly is AI?

In this episode, we will examine some examples of AI in everyday life. We will discuss the current and future applications of artificial intelligence in digital pathology and image analysis, the "ethics" of artificial intelligence, and why the pathologist will not be replaced anytime soon.


More About Hamid R. Tizhoosh

Hamid R. Tizhoosh is a Professor in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo since 2001,

Hamid R. Tizhoosh leads the KIMIA Lab (Laboratory for Knowledge Inference in Medical Image Analysis). KIMIA Lab researchers investigate the use of artificial intelligence methods for searching in large archives of medical images. Since 1993, Dr. Tizhoosh's research activities encompass artificial intelligence, computer vision, and medical imaging. He has developed algorithms for medical image filtering, segmentation, and search. He is the author of two books, 14 book chapters, and more than 150 journal and conference papers. Dr. Tizhoosh has long-standing extensive industrial activities and has worked with numerous companies. He is also a Faculty Affiliate to the Vector Institute, Toronto, Canada, and a Waterloo AI Institute, University of Waterloo, Canada.