Entries by Cheryl Danner

2020 Internship Experiences

This summer, we hosted a group of five interns with an array of skills to match the needs of our projects as EXP grows. Their work spanned many areas including web design, Bayesian Pearl belief propagation, generative adversarial networks (GANs) for wireless data, self-supervised machine learning, and more. This blog post focuses on our interns’ experiences in their own words.

The EXP Internship Program

Summer is coming to a close, and this is a tough time for me because our summer interns are leaving us to go back to school. I feel personally invested in our internship program partly because I enjoy working with the interns so much. Their energy, enthusiasm, and desire to learn is energizing, and I’m amazed at the technical […]

A Review of Focal Loss at Women in Data Science Blacksburg

Summary: I enjoyed listening to talks, meeting Virginia Tech students, and giving a tutorial on deep learning at the Women in Data Science (WiDS) Blacksburg conference. WiDS events all over the world are happening now to encourage and support current and future women in this field. Some of the material from my tutorial on focal […]