This week we will have 2 presentations from Computational Media: Speaker 1: Mahika Dubey, Graduate Student in Computational Media, UCSC Creative Coding Lab https://www.mahikadubey.com/about Title: Data Brushes: Interactive Neural Style Transfer for Data Art Abstract: We introduce in-browser applications for…

When/where:  E2-215 at 12pm Presenter: Jaehoon Lee (Google Brain) Title:  Everything you wanted to know about batch size (in neural net training) but were afraid to ask Abstract: Recent hardware developments have made unprecedented amounts of data parallelism available for…

When/where:  E2-215 at 12pm Presenter: David Haan (PBSE) LURE (Learning UnRealized Events): Finding New(or Equivalent) Driver Mutation Events using Supervised Machine Learning Cancer is a genetic disease typically resulting from an accumulation of mutations.  Mutations in normal cells generally result…

Where/when:  E2-215 at 12pm Presenter:  J. Xavier Prochaska (Astronomy & Astrophysics) Title:  Activation Atlas Abstract:  While it remains conventional wisdom that Deep Learning techniques are primarily the result of impenetrable “black boxes”, there is a growing effort to peer into…

No formal presentation this week.  Those who attend are encouraged to bring ~5 min of material to discuss.  Their own research, a paper that has excited them, etc. Pizza will be provided.

Speaker: Majid Moghadam (CS) Title: Tactical Decision Making for Autonomous Driving Using Deep Reinforcement Learning Abstract:  Following the recent advances in AI, autonomous driving has gained considerable attention in both academia and industries. For autonomous driving the classical paradigm is to use a…

Ethics Bowl:  May 20, 2019 at 5pm

Location: University Center, Bhojwani Room See the attached poster for a brief summary.  Here now is full announcement:   We write to bring to your attention to an exciting upcoming event to kick off the new series “Ethics and the…

E2-215 12-1pm Ryan Hausen (PhD student, CSE at UCSC) Title: Morpheus: A Deep Learning Model for Pixel-Level Morphological Classification Abstract: The majority of astronomy begins with images filled with stars and galaxies of various sizes in arrays that can be…

Barry Lam Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College and host of the philosophy podcast Hi-Phi Nation on Slate 2019 THI Scholar-in-Residence   Fighting the Future: The Philosophy of Predictive Algorithms in Criminal Justice Thursday, April 11, 3:15 – 5:00 pm Humanities 1 Bldg,…

Title: Nanopore Variant Calling using Deep Neural Networks Kishwar Shafin, Graduate Student in the Computational Genomics Lab Genomic sequencing of an individual genome produces millions of sequence reads. Once aligned to a reference genome, the reads can be used to…

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