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Friday, May 17, 2019

Phoenissae workshop

Conference/Symposium | May 17 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 mario telo

 Department of Classics

A one-day symposium on Euripides' Phoenissae.
Speakers: Johanna Hanink, Sarah Olson, Lauri Reitzammer, Mario Telo', Anna Uhlig

Dissertation Talk: Generalization via Self-Directed Learning

Presentation | May 17 | 12-1 p.m. | Soda Hall, 510 (VCL)

 Deepak Pathak, Computer Science, UC Berkeley

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Generalization, i.e., the ability to adapt to novel scenarios, is the hallmark of human intelligence. While we have systems that excel at recognizing objects, cleaning floors, playing complex games and occasionally beating humans, they are incredibly specific in that they only perform the tasks they are trained for and are miserable at generalization. Could actually optimizing towards...   More >

Machine Learning for the Developing World using Mobile Communication Metadata

Seminar | May 17 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall

 Muhammad Raza Khan

 Information, School of

A report on Ph.D. dissertation research

Researchers working on the problems associated with the developed world generally have access to rich and diverse datasets like social media activity, sensors data, etc. However, the same is not correct about the developing world where access to comprehensive datasets is one of the most significant issues in the research. Social networks and...   More >