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ABOUT Dr. John R. Smith
Dr. John R. Smith is IBM Fellow and Head of AI Tech for IBM Research AIat IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. He leads IBM’s Research & Development on vision, speech, language, knowledge and interaction in Yorktown Heights, NY USA. Recent work includes IBM Watson Visual Recognition, Automatic Sports Video Highlights Detection, Augmented Creativity for Filmmaking, and Skin Cancer Image Analysis and Detection. Dr. Smith served as co-General Chair of ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR-2016). He was Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Multimedia from 2010 – 2014. Dr. Smith is a Fellow of IEEE.