Closing Keynote: AI for Science

In this talk, I will describe an emerging initiative at Argonne National Laboratory to advance the concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) aimed at addressing challenge problems in science. We call this initiative “AI for Science.” The basic concept is threefold: (1) to identify those scientific problems where existing AI and machine learning methods can have […]

Keynote – When 100 Flops/Watt was a Giant Leap: The Apollo Guidance Computer Hardware, Software and Application in Moon Missions

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landings earlier this year, this talk will describe the revolutionary computer, the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC).The AGC made autonomous travel to the Moon and back not only possible but added profoundly to crew safety, flight profile accuracy and even optimized propellant use to such an extent that […]