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LATEST NEWS

Grace Lindsay authors new book on modelling the mind with mathematics

4th March 2021

Gatsby papers accepted into NeurIPS 2020

7th October 2020

UCL joins ELLIS Network

14th September 2020

 


EVENTS

**Please note we currently are not holding any external seminars in person. Our external seminar series will resume online in October 2020**

Events are subject to change so for information about external seminars, including speaker updates, please contact Barry Fong, b.fong@ucl.ac.uk.

External seminars
12th May 2021Helen Barron
(Via zoom)
TBC
29th April 2021

Puneet Dokania
(Via zoom)
Impact of Parameter Regularization and Overfitting in Neural Network's Robustness.

27th April 2021Christopher Tosh
(Via zoom)
Doing more with less: Machine learning with precious data
21st April 2021Gabriel Koch Ocker
(Via zoom)
Decomposition of higher-order correlations by nonlinear Hebbian learning.
24th March 2021Ilija Bogunovic
(Via zoom)
Robust Learning Algorithms for Sequential Decision Making
15th March 2021Wei Hu
(Via zoom)
Opening the Black Box: Towards Theoretical Understanding of Deep Learning
10th March 2021 (10am)Volkan Cevher
(Via zoom)
Limits of Robbins-Monro-type algorithms: From minimization to minimax optimization
23rd February 2021Tuan-Anh Le
(Via zoom)
Building AI with Neuro-Symbolic Generative Modeling
10th February 2021Erik Bodin
(Via Zoom)
Black-box density function estimation using recursive partitioning
3rd February 2021Cristina Savin
(Via zoom)
Task-specific routing of information in neural circuits viastructured noise
20th January 2021Robert Rosenbaum
(Via zoom)
Universal Properties of Strongly Coupled Neuronal Networks
13th January 2021Wuchen Li
(Via Zoom)

Innovations in Mean-Field Game Theory for Scalable Computation and Diverse Applications

25th November 2020Le Song and Xinshi chen
(Via Zoom)
Understanding Deep Architectures with Reasoning Layer
11th November 2020

Josh McDermott
(Via Zoom)
Successes and Failures of Neural Network Models of the Auditory System

4th November 2020

Alessandro Rudi
(Via Zoom)
Non-parametric Models for Non-negative Functions

14th October 2020 (3pm)

John Murray
(Via Zoom)
Modeling large-scale dynamics of human cortex

16th March 2020 (12.00 - 1pm)Robert Guangyu Yang
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG (12-1pm)
Understanding brains by building artificial networks
12th March 2020Emtiyaz Khan
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
TBC
9th March 2020 (12.00 - 1pm)Eric Nalisnick
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG (12-1pm)
Building and Critiquing Models for Probabilistic Deep Learning
5th March 2020 (2pm)Ahmed El Alaoui
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG (2pm)
Reconstruction problems on amenable graphs
4th March 2020Arnak Dalalyan
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
All-In-One Robust Estimator of the Gaussian Mean (arXiv:2002.01432)
24th February 2020 (12 - 1pm)Yixin Wang
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG (12-1pm)
The Blessings of Multiple Causes
21st February 2020 (12 - 1pm)Yingzhen Li
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG (12-1pm)
Deep probabilistic modelling for reliable machine learning systems
26th February 2020 **Cancelled**Mihaela van der Schaar
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
**Cancelled**TBC
22nd January 2020Michael Bronstein
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
Deep learning on graphs and manifolds: going beyond Euclidean data
15th January 2020 (Talk 2) **4pm**

Wei Ji Ma (Talk 2)
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG **4pm**
Human planning in large state spaces

15th January 2020 (Talk 1) **1pm**Wei Ji Ma (Talk 1)
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG **1pm**
Growing up in Science: Wei Ji Ma's unofficial story
8th January 2020Chand Chandrasekaran
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
Single Trial Neural Circuit Dynamics Underlying Perceptual Decision-Making
18th December 2019Irina Gaynanova
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
Simultaneous Non-Gaussian Component Analysis (SING) for Data Integration in Neuroimaging
11th December 2019David Freedman
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
Neural Circuits of Cognition in Artificial and Biological Neural Networks
27th November 2019Matthew Chalk
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
Inferring the function performed by a recurrent neural network
20th November 2019Benjamin Guedj
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
A walkthrough of advanced PAC-Bayes results
13th November 2019Omri Barak
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
Structure in the randomness of trained recurrent neural networks
23rd October 2019

Rajen Shah
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
Low-priced lunch in conditional independence testing

2nd October 2019Christian Walder
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
New Tricks for Estimating Gradients of Expectations
24th September 2019 (Tuesday)Gergely Neu
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
A unified view of entropy-regularized Markov decision processes
19th September 2019 (Thursday)Emtiyaz Khan
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG 4pm
Learning-Algorithms from Bayesian Principle
Upcoming workshops/events

There are no upcoming events 

Past workshops/events

Recent developments on kernel methods

26th - 27th of September 2019

Gatsby 21st Birthday

11th-13th July 2019