[Comp-neuro] Call for Participation: MLSS Machine Learning Summer
School, Reykjavik, April 25 - May 4, 2014
jaakko.peltonen at aalto.fi
Tue Oct 1 14:28:34 CEST 2013
MLSS Machine Learning Summer School
April 25 - May 4, 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland
Colocated with AISTATS 2014, the Seventeenth International Conference on
Artificial Intelligence and Statistics
The Machine Learning Summer School will take place at Reykjavik University
in Reykjavik, Iceland, from April 25 to May 4, 2014. The field of machine
learning is at the intersection of computer science, statistics, mathematics,
and optimization. The Machine Learning Summer School (MLSS) is a great venue
for graduate students, researchers, and professionals to learn about
fundamental and advanced methods of machine learning, data analysis, and
inference, from theory to practice.
The MLSS in Reykjavik features an exciting program with talks from leading
experts in the field. MLSS is colocated with the high-profile international
conference AISTATS 2014, the Seventeenth International Conference on
Artificial Intelligence and Statistics. The MLSS also features a poster
session for students, jointly with a poster session of AISTATS.
Limited travel support for students is available, see the website for
Dates: April 25 - May 4, 2014
Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Email contact: mlss at iiim.is
Application system opens: 15 October
Student application deadline: 15 November
Admission notification by: 31 December
Yoshua Bengio, Universite de Montreal
Michael Betancourt, University College London
Emily B. Fox, University of Washington
Mark Girolami, University College London
Thore Graepel, Microsoft Research Cambridge
Ralf Herbrich, Amazon
Neil Lawrence, University of Sheffield
Iain Murray, University of Edinburgh
David Silver, University College London
Follow the website for more speakers!
Joint Tutorial Speakers with AISTATS:
Roderick Murray-Smith, University of Glasgow
Talk title TBA
Christian P. Robert, Ceremade - Universite Paris-Dauphine
Talk title: Approximate Bayesian computation (ABC), methodology and
Havard Rue, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Talk title: Bayesian computing with INLA
Bring along a poster! MLSS is an excellent opportunity to showcase your work.
Note that it is possible to present posters alread on April 24, the day before
MLSS starts: there will be a joint poster session with AISTATS on April 24,
and the student poster session continues the following day.
In addition to the scientific program, a lively social program is available,
with events such as a joint poster session/reception with AISTATS, an evening
out, a hiking trip/walking tour, and other informal gatherings, pub excursions
etc. Some events may involve a small fee.
MLSS is colocated with the high-profile international conference AISTATS 2014,
the Seventeenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and
Statistics. There will be a joint poster session with AISTATS on April 24,
and the student poster session continues the following day. April 25 is also
an AISTATS/MLSS joint tutorial day. See http://www.aistats.org for information
about AISTATS 2014.
The MLSS will be held in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, in Reykjavik
University. Reykjavik and its environs offer a unique mix of culture and
varied nature, from glaciers to waterfalls to geysers and thermal pools.
Reykjavik is easily reachable by several airlines; travel information will be
available on http://mlss2014.hiit.fi.
Samuel Kaski, Aalto University and University of Helsinki
Jukka Corander, University of Helsinki
Yee Whye Teh, University of Oxford
Deon Garrett (local organization chair), School of Computer Science,
Reykjavik University and Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines
Dorota Glowacka (sponsorship chair), University of Helsinki
Antti Honkela, University of Helsinki
Jaakko Peltonen (publicity and webmaster), Aalto University
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