The Intersection Between Human Learning and Machine Learning

Richard TongRichard Tong is the Chief Architect of Squirrel AI Learning by Yixue Education Group. He is an experienced ed-tech technologist, executive and entrepreneur. He was the Head of Implementation, Greater China Region for Knewton, and Director of Solution Architecture for Amplify Education. He also served as CTO of Phoenix New Media (NYSE:FENG). He has been heavily involved in education technology standardization in the last 8 years. He is a current member of the IEEE AIS (Adaptive Instructional Systems) Standard working group and chair for the 2247.2 Interoperability Subgroup, a member of the IEEE ICICLE (IC Industry Consortium on Learning Engineering) and IEEE FML (Federated Machine Learning) working group. He was a member of the School Interoperability Framework Association (SIFA) Technology Board, and co-chair of the Assessment Group and IDM Group. He also served as a member of the Assessment Interoperability Framework working group for Common Education Data Standard (CEDS), and IMS Global Caliper standard workgroup and Computer Adaptive Testing workgroup, etc. In this talk, Richard looks at…

1. Actionable AI is the focus of Squirrel AI Learning’s research.
2. Education needs fundamental paradigm shift from teacher-centric to learner-centric.
3. Advancement around Artificial Intelligence for personalized education at scale need all the best minds in the field to work together.