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Sephora Madjiheurem

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Student, PhD

E: sephora.madjiheurem.17@ucl.ac.uk
T: +44(0)20 7679 2000 (int. N/A)

Supervisor
Dr Laura Toni

Research group
Communications and Information Systems

machine learning | reinforcement learning | large-scale networks | signal processing | graph theory

Biography 

Sephora joined the Institute for Communications and Connected Systems (ICCS) at UCL as a PhD student in September 2017. Prior to joining UCL, she attended the Swiss Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) where she earned her BSc and MSc degrees in Communication Systems. From September 2016 to August 2017 she was a visiting student in the Computer Science department at ETH Zurich, Switzerland and between June and September 2016 she completed an internship within the Machine Learning group at Data61 CSIRO in Canberra, Australia.

Her research interests lie in the field of machine learning. She is more specifically interested in sequence modelling and decision making using reinforcement learning and deep learning techniques.

Her current work focuses on developing novel reinforcement learning algorithms able to be data efficient in large-scale networks such as communication, transportation and electric networks.

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