Josh Tobin, OpenAI: Synthetic Data Will Help Computer Vision Make the Jump to the Real World

This keynote was a part of LDV Capital’s 5th Annual LDV Vision Summit (May 23-24, 2018).

Modern deep learning and artificial intelligence are data-hungry. Josh shared how computer vision will bridge the gap in applications where data collection is expensive. He made the case for synthetic data and described how OpenAI uses synthetic data to learn perception models for real-world robotic control. Josh was at a time a Ph.D. student in computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. He also has a BA in Mathematics from Columbia University.

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