Past Seminars 2008
November 25, 2008, 11am-noon: Leif Hanlen Machine learning applications and current opportunities
November 13, 2008, 11:45am-noon: Scott Sanner How to spice up your planning under uncertainty research life
October 30, 2008: Will Uther Predictive State Representations
October 23, 2008: Tiberio Caetano Combinatorics and Machine Learning: Part I
October 9, 2008, noon-1pm: Scott Sanner Affine algebraic decision diagrams (AADDs) and their application to structured probabilistic inference Sanner and McAllester.
October 1, 2008, noon-1pm: Kee Siong Ng Probabilistic Modeling and Inference using Logical Theories Ng, Lloyd and Uther.
September 26, 2008, 10:30am-noon: Kristian Kersting Statistical Relational Learning and Non-Parametric Policy Gradients: A Unified Treatment of Propositional and Relational Domains Kersting and Driessens.
September 18, 2008: Chris Webers Discussing: The Geometry of Weighted Low-Rank Approximations Manton, Mahony and Hua.
September 11, 2008: Tiberio Caetano Discussing: Regular Partitions of Graph E. Szemeredi (Szemeredi Regularity Lemma).
September 04, 2008: Marcus HutterDiscussing: Universal Intelligence: A Definition of Machine Intelligence Minds and Machines.
August 28, 2008: Mark Reid Discussing Elicitability. Lambert, Pennock and Shoham.
August 21, 2008: Tiberio Caetano Discussing: Generating Random Graphs with Prescribed Degrees. Joseph Blitzstein and Persi Diaconis.
August 14, 2008: Marcus Hutter Bayesian Regression of Piecewise Constant Functions.
August 7, 2008: Wray Buntine and Tiberio Caetano More highlights from ICML / UAI / COLT.
July 31, 2008: Group Presentation Highlights from ICML / UAI / COLT.
July 24, 2008: Alex SmolaDiscussing: Latent Topic Models for Hypertext. Amit Gruber, Michal Rosen Zvi, and Yair Weiss. UAI 2008.
July 17, 2008: Christfried Webers Finding subspaces with dynamical systems.
July 10, 2008: Owen Thomas Semi-CRFs for segmentation.
July 3, 2008: Marconi Barbosa Aspects of group theory in machine learning.
June 28, 2008: Julian McAuley Shape matching with graphical models.
June 21, 2008: Tinne Tuytelaars On visual vocabularies for object recognition.
June 14, 2008: Paul Malcolm Some applications of M-ary detection in quantitative finance.
June 7, 2008: Sungwoong Kim and Sungrack Yun Discriminative training of continouous density hidden Markov models for speech recognition.
May 29, 2008: Gideon Dror Digital face modification.
May 22, 2008: Mark Reid Notes on machine learning representations.