Georgia presents her team's recent efforts to build embodied agents that solve semantic tasks in realistic 3D scenes. In particular, Georgia covers their work on building complex environments that facilitate research on semantic navigation and embodied question answering.
Georgia Gkioxari is a research scientist at Facebook AI Research (FAIR). She received a PhD in computer science and electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley under the supervision of Jitendra Malik in 2016. Her research interests lie in computer vision, with a focus on object and person recognition from static images and videos. In 2017, Georgia received the Marr Prize at ICCV for "Mask R-CNN".