We meet weekly to discuss active projects and recent papers. Participants hail from many disciplines: applied math, computer science, cognitive science, etc. Please join us!

MLRG announcements happen on the ML-READING-GROUP list. Subscribe here.

The MLRG leader this semester is Mike Hughes. Contact: mhughes(AT)cs.brown.edu


During spring 2013 (Jan - May), we will meet Thursdays from 12-1pm in CIT 345 .

Next Meeting

Mar 6
Structure Discovery in Nonparametric Regression through Compostional Kernel Search" David Duvenaud, James Lloyd, Roger Grosse, Joshua Tenenbaum, Zoubin Ghahramani arXiv 2013

Previous Meeting

Feb. 28
Archipelago: Nonparametric Bayesian Semi-Supervised Learning Ryan P. Adams and Zoubin Ghahramani ICML 2009
Feb. 14 (and 21)
Fast Approximate Energy Minimization via Graph Cuts Yuri Boykov, Olga Veksler, and Ramin Zabih PAMI 2001
Feb 7
FastEx: Hash Clustering with Exponential Families A. Ahmed, S. Ravi, S. Narayanamurthy, and A. Smola NIPS 2012
Jan 17
Fast Variational Inference in the Conjugate Exponential Family James Hensman, Magnus Rattray, Neil Lawrence NIPS 2012
Jan 10
Topic-Partitioned Multinetwork Embeddings Krafft, Moore, Desmarais, and Wallach NIPS 2012