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Southern California Machine Learning Symposium

Title: Southern California Machine Learning Symposium
Event Date: 5/20/2016 - 5/20/2016
Location:

UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom A,B, and C

Description:

This event has reached capacity. No further registrations are being accepted.

Agenda:

9 am - noon: Theory, Foundations, and Statistics

  • 8:55-9:00: Introductions (Padhraic Smyth)
  • 9:00-9:45: Sanjoy Das Gupta (UC San Diego): Algorithms for Interactive Learning.
  • 9:45-10:30: Michael Jordan (UC Berkeley): Computational Thinking, Inferential Thinking, and Data Science.
  • 10:30-10:45: Coffee Break
  • 10:45-11:30 Tomaso Poggio (MIT): Some Theorems on Hierarchical Learning Machines.
  • 11:30-12:15: Vladimir Vapnik (Columbia University and Facebook): Intelligent Mechanisms of Learning.
  • 12:15-1:30:  Lunch and Posters


1:30 pm - 5 pm: Applications

  • 1:25-1:30: Introductions (Alex Ihler)
  • 1:30-2:15 Anima Anandkumar (UCI): Tensor Methods for Large-Scale Machine Learning.
  • 2:15-3:00: Fei Sha UCLA: Can Shallow Random Features be as Effective as Deep Learning Features?
  • 3:00-3:45: Kevin Murphy (Google): Beyond a Bag of Labels: Towards Deep Visual Scene Analysis.
  • 3:45-4:00 Coffee Break
  • 4:00-4:45 Pietro Perona (Caltech): Visipedia: A Network of Machines, Data and People for Discovering, Organizing and Accessing Visual Information.
  • 4:45-5:30: Pierre Baldi (UCI): Deep Learning in the Natural Sciences.

Reception 5:30-8 PM: Wine and Cheese, Music, Posters

 

Sponsors:

UCI Data Science Initiative
UCI Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics
UCI Center for Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems
Calit2 Irvine

Directions:

Parking is available in the nearby Student Center Parking Structure
http://www.parking.uci.edu/maps/imap.cfm