About Alok Aggarwal

Dr. Alok Aggarwal is the founder and CEO of Scry Analytics; prior to this, he was the co-founder and Chairman of Evalueserve. He received his PhD in EECS from Johns Hopkins University in 1984 and worked at IBM Watson Research Center during 1984 and 2000; during 1989-90, he taught at MIT and advised two PhD students and during 1998-2000, he founded IBM India Research Lab. and grew it to 60 researchers.

Alok Aggarwal Posts (4)

  • The Current Hype Cycle in Artificial Intelligence - 28 Feb 2018
    Over the past decade, the field of artificial intelligence (AI) has seen striking developments. As surveyed in, there now exist over twenty domains in which AI programs are performing at least as well as (if not better than) humans.
  • Where AI is already rivaling humans - 20 Feb 2018
    Since 2011, AI hit hypergrowth, and researchers have created several AI solutions that are almost as good as – or better than – humans in several domains, including games, healthcare, computer vision and object recognition, speech to text conversion, speaker recognition, and improved robots and chat-bots for solving specific problems.
  • Resurgence of AI During 1983-2010 - 16 Feb 2018
    We discuss supervised learning, unsupervised learning and reinforcement learning, neural networks, and 6 reasons that helped AI Research and Development to move ahead.
  • The Birth of AI and The First AI Hype Cycle - 13 Feb 2018
    A dazzling review of AI History, from Alan Turing and Turing Test, to Simon and Newell and Logic Theorist, to Marvin Minsky and Perceptron, birth of Rule-based systems and Machine Learning, Eliza - first chatbot, Robotics, and the bust which led to first AI Winter.