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.