Awards · Events · Seminars

Devi Parikh gives a seminar to celebrate her IJCAI 2017 Computers and Thought Award.

ML@GT hosted a special a seminar & a reception to celebrate Devi’ Parikh’s IJCAI’s 2017 Computers and Thought Award. She will give a talk about her work and there will be a reception to celebrate her award. Date/Time: 9/5/2017 @ 3-4pm with a reception following to celebrate this award. Location: The Engineered Biosystems Building (EBB),… Continue reading Devi Parikh gives a seminar to celebrate her IJCAI 2017 Computers and Thought Award.

Seminars

ML/Statistics Seminar by Junwei Lu on “Topological Inference on Large Scale Graphon”

Machine Learning/Statistics Seminar Series Date/Time: Thursday Aug 31 2017, 11:00 pm – 12:00 pm Location: Advisory Board Room, #402 Groseclose Speaker: Junwei Lu Title: Topological Inference on Large Scale Graphon Abstract: We propose to test the topological structures of complex networks under the graphon model. Graphon is a nonparametric model for large scale stochastic graphs.… Continue reading ML/Statistics Seminar by Junwei Lu on “Topological Inference on Large Scale Graphon”

Awards · Conferences · Faculty · Students

ML@GT Faculty Receive Best Short Paper Award at EMNLP 2017

A recent work from School of Interactive Computing faculty Dhruv Batra and Stefan Lee and collaborators Satwik Kottur and José Moura at Carnegie Mellon University has been recognized as the Best Short Paper at the 2017 Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) conference. The work, titled “Natural Language Does Not Emerge ‘Naturally’ in Multi-Agent… Continue reading ML@GT Faculty Receive Best Short Paper Award at EMNLP 2017

Seminars

ML/Statistics Seminar by Mengyang Gu on “An improved approach to Bayesian computer model calibration and prediction”

Statistics/Machine Learning Seminar Series Date/Time: Tuesday Aug 15 2017, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location: Advisory Board Room, #402 Groseclose Speaker: Mengyang Gu Title: An improved approach to Bayesian computer model calibration and prediction Abstract: We consider the problem of calibrating inexact computer models using experimental data. To compensate for the misspecification of the computer… Continue reading ML/Statistics Seminar by Mengyang Gu on “An improved approach to Bayesian computer model calibration and prediction”

Education · PhD in ML

New Ph.D. Program Highlights Growing Importance of Machine Learning

Eight Georgia Tech schools partner to offer advanced degree in emerging field of machine learning. The Georgia Institute of Technology has been approved to offer a new advanced degree program for the emerging field of machine learning.In a unanimous vote, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved Georgia Tech’s request to… Continue reading New Ph.D. Program Highlights Growing Importance of Machine Learning

ICML

ICML 2017 accepted papers and ML@GT

The list of accepted papers at ICML2017 was released yesterday and Andrej Karpathy has published a very nice post breaking down the acceptance by institution. Out of 1701 submissions 433 papers were accepted (or roughly 25.46%) from 420 different institutions. I am excited to see a very strong representation of Machine Learning @ Georgia Tech… Continue reading ICML 2017 accepted papers and ML@GT

Awards · Faculty

Meet These Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research, including our very own Devi Parikh

Our own Devi Parikh was featured as one of the “Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research” by Forbes. Congrats to Devi. Devi Parikh is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech and a Visiting Researcher at Facebook AI Research (FAIR). After receiving her masters and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering… Continue reading Meet These Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research, including our very own Devi Parikh