AAII Seminar: January 22, 2020

When/Where:   E2-215 at 12pm on January 22nd, 2020 Presenter:   Ioannis “Yianni” Anastopoulos  (UC Santa Cruz) Title: Generalizing Drug Response from Cell Lines to Patients Abstract: Cancer treatment poses a unique challenge in part due to the heterogeneous nature of the…

AAII Seminar: January 15th at 12pm in E2-215

We kick off the New Year with a seminar by at 12pm in E2-215 or by Zoom given by: Speaker:  Rich Caruana (Microsoft) on Title: Friends Don’t Let Friends Use Black-Box Models: The Importance of Interpretability in Machine Learning Abstract:…

AAII Seminar: November 20, 2019

Title: Hidden Physics Models: Machine Learning of Non-Linear Partial Differential Equations Speaker: Maziar Raissi (Brown University) Abstract: A grand challenge with great opportunities is to develop a coherent framework that enables blending conservation laws, physical principles, and/or phenomenological behaviors expressed…

AAII Seminar: November 6, 2019 at 12pm

Title:  TRIMAP: LARGE-SCALE DIMENSIONALITY REDUCTION USING TRIPLETS Speakers: Ehsan Amid and Manfred Warmuth (UCSC / visiting Google Brain) Abstract:  We introduce “TriMap”; a dimensionality reduction technique based on triplet constraints that preserves the global accuracy of the data better than…

AAII Seminar: October 30, 2019

When/where: E2-215 at 12pm Presenter: Oskar Elek Title: Monte Carlo Physarum Machine: Unconventional AI for astronomy and beyond Abstract: Slime mold (Physarum Polycephallum) is a freak of the natural world that – out of decaying forest debris – builds near-optimal…

AAII Seminar: October 23, 2019

When/where: E2-215 at 12pm Presenter: Reuben Harry Cohn-Gordon (Stanford University) Title: Bayesian Models of Pragmatics for Natural Language Abstract: Emerging from work in Bayesian cognitive science and game theory, probabilistic models of pragmatic reasoning have been successful at modelling human…

AAII Seminar: October 16, 2020

Where:  CfAO (we return to E2-215 next week) When: 12-1pm What: Or own David Reiman (Physics) will describe his internship over the Summer at Deep Mind.  Others are encouraged to the fill the remainder of the time by describing their…

AAII Seminar: October 9, 2019

Happy new academic year! We will celebrate with our first ‘seminar’.  As the standard E2-215 room is needed for an interview next week, we will meet in the CfAO atrium (on the ground floor of this building on Science Hill). …

AAII Seminar: June 5, 2019

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…

AAII Seminar: May 15, 2019

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…

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