Stanford University — Machine Learning Security Research

Stanford University
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Unrestricted gift to support Professor Dan Boneh in the department of Computer Science.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a gift of $100,000 to Stanford University to support machine learning security research led by Professor Dan Boneh and his PhD student, Florian Tramer. Machine learning security probes worst-case performance of learned models. Open Philanthropy considers work in this area a promising way of ensuring that models are “doing the right thing” in a generalizable way.

This gift falls within Open Philanthropy's focus area of potential risks from advanced artificial intelligence.

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