MLSS 2015 Kyoto


Dates: August 23rd (Sun) to September 4th (Fri), 2015.

Sun 23 Mon 24 Tue 25 Wed 26 Thu 27 Fri 28
8:30-10:00 Registration Candès Candès Jegelka Smola
10:30-12:00 Boyd De Raedt Jegelka Rigollet Smola Poster III
Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 Boyd Boyd Jegelka Rigollet Kyoto U. Smola
15:30-17:00 Lugosi Lugosi Rigollet Rosasco Poster II
17:30-19:00 Lugosi Spotlights Poster I Rosasco
Karaoke Party

Mon 31 Tue 1 Wed 2 Thu 3 Fri 4
8:30-10:00 Szepesvari Harchaoui Tomioka Wainwright
10:30-12:00 Szepesvari Szepesvari Suzuki Vanhoucke Wainwright
Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 Harchaoui Tomioka Vanhoucke Wainwright Suzuki
15:30-17:00 Harchaoui Tomioka Vanhoucke Suzuki
17:30-19:00 Poster IV Banquet Poster V

Registration and Opening Statements

Due to the large number of applicants, we will open the registration desk from 8:00 AM and encourage all participants to finish registration by 9:30.

We will give opening remarks and announcements from 9:40 to 10:00 AM.


Convex Optimization

Concentration Inequalities

Gábor Lugosi, Pompeu Fabra

Topics in Selective Inference

Probabilistic Programming

Luc De Raedt, KU Leuven

Submodular Functions

Statistical and Computational Aspects of High-Dimensional Learning

Learning Representations

Lorenzo Rosasco, MIT / Genoa

Scalable Machine Learning

Reinforcement Learning

Machine Learning for Computer Vision

Tensor Decompositions

Ryota Tomioka, TTI Chicago

Stochastic Optimization

Large Scale Deep Learning

Statistical Guarantees in Optimization

Kyoto U. Session

Location: 3rd floor of Building 4 of the south campus (building numbered 88 on this map)

  • 13:30 - 13:50 Kazuyoshi Yoshii, “Positive Semidefinite Tensor Factorization as a Genuine Extension of Nonnegative Matrix Factorization”
  • 13:50 - 14:10 Adam Jatowt, “Bridging the Past and the Present: Finding Temporal Counterparts in Archival Data”
  • 14:10 - 14:30 Daisuke Kawahara, “Knowledge-intensive Natural Language Processing”
  • 14:30 - 14:50 Kohei Suenaga, “Formal verification of software, continuous, and hybrid systems, or: How do we verify our program is correct?”
  • 14:50 - 15:10 Hisashi Kashima, “Crowdsourcing for Big Data Analytics”