Nadia M. Ady

Nadia M. Ady

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Computer Science

My current research interests are in artificial intelligence, specifically in the possibilities for imbuing machines with traits of creativity and curiosity. In particular, my recent work has been towards better understanding the landscape of intrinsically motivated learning algorithms and to achieving the benefits of specific curiosity for machine learners. 

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Areas of expertise

Curiosity, Reinforcement learning

Research groups

  • Professorship Guckelsberger Christian, Postdoctoral Researcher


Interdisciplinary Methods in Computational Creativity: How Human Variables Shape Human-Inspired AI Research

Nadia M. Ady, Faun Rice 2023 Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC’23)

Five Properties of Specific Curiosity You Didn't Know Curious Machines Should Have

Nadia M. Ady, Roshan Shariff, Johannes Günther, Patrick M. Pilarski 2022

Prototyping three key properties of specific curiosity in computational reinforcement learning

Nadia M. Ady, Roshan Shariff, Johannes Günther, Patrick M. Pilarski 2022

Examining the Use of Temporal-Difference Incremental Delta-Bar-Delta for Real-World Predictive Knowledge Architectures

Johannes Günther, Nadia M. Ady, Alex Kearney, Michael R. Dawson, Patrick M. Pilarski 2020 Frontiers in Robotics and AI

Adapting behavior via intrinsic reward

Cam Linke, Nadia M. Ady, Martha White, Thomas Degris, Adam White 2020 Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research

Meta-learning for Predictive Knowledge Architectures: A Case Study Using TIDBD on a Sensor-rich Robotic Arm

Johannes Günther, Alex Kearney, Nadia M. Ady, Michael R. Dawson, Patrick M. Pilarski 2019