School on Large Scale Problems in Machine Learning and Workshop on Common Concepts in Machine Learning and Statistical Physics  (smr 2361)
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08:30  09:45
Registration to the Workshop  Adriatico Guest House, lower level 1
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
08:30
Registration to the Workshop  Adriatico Guest House, lower level 1
1h15'

08:30
Registration to the Workshop  Adriatico Guest House, lower level 1
1h15'

09:45  10:00
Opening Remarks by Organizers
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
09:45
Opening Remarks by Organizers
15'

09:45
Opening Remarks by Organizers
15'

10:00  11:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  I
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  I
1h0'
Speaker: M. OPPER (TU Berlin, Germany) Material: lecture notes

10:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  I
1h0'

11:00  11:30
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  11:00 Coffee break 30'

11:30  12:30
Kernel methods  I
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
11:30
Kernel methods  I
1h0'
Speaker: G. LEVER (UC London, U.K.)

11:30
Kernel methods  I
1h0'

12:30  14:00
Lunch break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  12:30 Lunch break 1h30'

14:00  15:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  II
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
14:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  II
1h0'
Speaker: M. OPPER (TU Berlin, Germany) Material: lecture notes

14:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  II
1h0'

15:00  16:00
Kernel methods  II
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
15:00
Kernel methods  II
1h0'
Speaker: G. LEVER (UC London, UK) Material: lecture notes

15:00
Kernel methods  II
1h0'

19:30  21:00
WELCOME RECEPTION  Adriatico Terrace
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  19:30 WELCOME RECEPTION  Adriatico Terrace 1h30'

08:30  09:45
Registration to the Workshop  Adriatico Guest House, lower level 1


09:00  10:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  III
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
09:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  III
1h0'
Speaker: M. OPPER (TU Berlin, Germany) Material: lecture notes

09:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  III
1h0'

10:00  11:00
Bayesian nonparametrics  I
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:00
Bayesian nonparametrics  I
1h0'
Speaker: Y.W. TEH (UC London, U.K.) Material: lecture notes

10:00
Bayesian nonparametrics  I
1h0'

11:00  11:30
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  11:00 Coffee break 30'

11:30  12:30
Bayesian nonparametrics  II
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
11:30
Bayesian nonparametrics  II
1h0'
Speaker: Y.W. TEH (UC London, U.K.) Material: lecture notes

11:30
Bayesian nonparametrics  II
1h0'

12:30  14:00
Lunch break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  12:30 Lunch break 1h30'

14:00  15:00
Kernel methods  III
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
14:00
Kernel methods  III
1h0'
Speaker: G. LEVER (UC London, U.K.)

14:00
Kernel methods  III
1h0'

15:00  16:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  IV
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
15:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  IV
1h0'
Speaker: M. OPPER (TU Berlin, Germany) Material: lecture notes

15:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  IV
1h0'

09:00  10:00
Introduction to probabilistic and Bayesian inference  III


09:00  10:00
Kernel methods  IV
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
09:00
Kernel methods  IV
1h0'
Speaker: G. LEVER (UC London, U.K.)

09:00
Kernel methods  IV
1h0'

10:00  11:00
Bayesian nonparametrics  III
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:00
Bayesian nonparametrics  III
1h0'
Speaker: Y.W. TEH (UC London, U.K.) Material: lecture notes

10:00
Bayesian nonparametrics  III
1h0'

11:00  11:30
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  11:00 Coffee break 30'

11:30  12:30
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  I
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
11:30
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  I
1h0'
Speaker: M. WAINWRIGHT (UC Berkeley, U.S.A.) Material: lecture notes

11:30
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  I
1h0'

12:30  14:00
Lunch break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  12:30 Lunch break 1h30'

14:00  15:00
POSTER SESSION
Location: Adriatico Guest House  Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1) 
14:00
POSTER SESSION
1h0'

14:00
POSTER SESSION
1h0'

15:00  16:00
POSTER SESSION
Location: Adriatico Guest House  Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1) 
15:00
POSTER SESSION
1h0'

15:00
POSTER SESSION
1h0'

09:00  10:00
Kernel methods  IV


09:00  10:00
Bayesian nonparametrics  IV
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
09:00
Bayesian nonparametrics  IV
1h0'
Speaker: Y.W. TEH (UC London, U.K.)

09:00
Bayesian nonparametrics  IV
1h0'

10:00  11:00
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  II
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:00
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  II
1h0'
Speaker: M. WAINWRIGHT (UC Berkeley, U.S.A.) Material: lecture notes

10:00
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  II
1h0'

11:00  11:30
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  11:00 Coffee break 30'

11:30  12:30
Machine Learning in systems biology  I
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
11:30
Machine Learning in systems biology  I
1h0'
Speaker: O. WINTHER (DTU Lyngby & KU Copenhagen, Denmark) Material: lecture notes

11:30
Machine Learning in systems biology  I
1h0'

12:30  14:00
Lunch break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  12:30 Lunch break 1h30'

14:00  15:00
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  III
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
14:00
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  III
1h0'
Speaker: M. WAINWRIGHT (UC Berkeley, U.S.A.) Material: lecture notes

14:00
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  III
1h0'

15:00  16:00
Machine Learning in systems biology  II
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
15:00
Machine Learning in systems biology  II
1h0'
Speaker: O. WINTHER (DTU Lyngby & KU Copenhagen, Denmark) Material: lecture notes

15:00
Machine Learning in systems biology  II
1h0'

09:00  10:00
Bayesian nonparametrics  IV


09:00  10:00
Machine Learning in systems biology  III
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
09:00
Machine Learning in systems biology  III
1h0'
Speaker: O. WINTHER (DTU Lyngby & KU Copenhagen, Denmark) Material: lecture notes

09:00
Machine Learning in systems biology  III
1h0'

10:00  11:00
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  IV
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:00
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  IV
1h0'
Speaker: M. WAINWRIGHT (UC Berkeley, U.S.A.) Material: lecture notes

10:00
Variational methods, duality and messagepassing  IV
1h0'

11:00  11:30
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  11:00 Coffee break 30'

11:30  12:30
Machine Learning in systems biology  IV
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
11:30
Machine Learning in systems biology  IV
1h0'
Speaker: O. WINTHER (DTU Lyngby & KU Copenhagen, Denmark) Material: lecture notes

11:30
Machine Learning in systems biology  IV
1h0'

12:30  14:00
Lunch break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  12:30 Lunch break 1h30'

14:00  14:05
Afternoon Free
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
14:00
Afternoon Free
5'

14:00
Afternoon Free
5'

09:00  10:00
Machine Learning in systems biology  III


09:00  10:00
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  I
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
09:00
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  I
1h0'
Speaker: B. KAPPEN (Nijmegen, The Netherlands) Material: More information

09:00
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  I
1h0'

10:00  11:00
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  I
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:00
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  I
1h0'
Speaker: M.W. SEEGER (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland) Material: lecture notes

10:00
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  I
1h0'

11:00  11:30
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  11:00 Coffee break 30'

11:30  12:30
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  II
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
11:30
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  II
1h0'
Speaker: B. KAPPEN (Nijmegen, The Netherlands) Material: More information

11:30
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  II
1h0'

12:30  14:00
Lunch break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  12:30 Lunch break 1h30'

14:00  15:00
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  II
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
14:00
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  II
1h0'
Speaker: M.W. SEEGER (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland) Material: lecture notes

14:00
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  II
1h0'

15:00  16:00
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  III
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
15:00
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  III
1h0'
Speaker: B. KAPPEN (Nijmegen, The Netherlands) Material: More information

15:00
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  III
1h0'

09:00  10:00
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  I


09:00  10:00
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  III
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
09:00
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  III
1h0'
Speaker: M.W. SEEGER (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland) Material: lecture notes

09:00
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  III
1h0'

10:00  11:00
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  IV
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:00
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  IV
1h0'
Speaker: B. KAPPEN (Nijmegen, The Netherlands) Material: More information

10:00
Stochastic optimal control theory and its link to statistical physics  IV
1h0'

11:00  11:30
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  11:00 Coffee break 30'

11:30  12:30
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  IV
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
11:30
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  IV
1h0'
Speaker: M.W. SEEGER (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland) Material: lecture notes

11:30
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  IV
1h0'

12:30  14:00
Lunch break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  12:30 Lunch break 1h30'

14:00  14:05
Afternoon Free
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
14:00
Afternoon Free
5'

14:00
Afternoon Free
5'

09:00  10:00
Large scale variational Bayesian inference and decision making for continuous variable models  III


09:00  10:00
Registration to the Workshop for NEW COMERS
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
09:00
Registration to the Workshop for NEW COMERS
1h0'

09:00
Registration to the Workshop for NEW COMERS
1h0'

10:00  10:10
Opening Remarks
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:00
Opening Remarks
10'

10:00
Opening Remarks
10'

10:10  10:50
The challenges and opportunities in using highthroughput data to understand how cells work
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:10
The challenges and opportunities in using highthroughput data to understand how cells work
40'
Speaker: E. FRAENKEL (MIT Cambridge, U.S.A.)

10:10
The challenges and opportunities in using highthroughput data to understand how cells work
40'

10:50  11:20
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  10:50 Coffee break 30'

11:20  12:00
On the first eigenvalue/eigenvector in sparse random symmetric matrices
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
11:20
On the first eigenvalue/eigenvector in sparse random symmetric matrices
40'
Speaker: Y. KABASHIMA (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan) Material: KABASHIMA Yoshiyuki Abstract.pdf lecture notes

11:20
On the first eigenvalue/eigenvector in sparse random symmetric matrices
40'

12:00  12:40
Spatially coupled codes
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
12:00
Spatially coupled codes
40'
Speaker: R. URBANKE (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)

12:00
Spatially coupled codes
40'

12:40  14:00
Lunch break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  12:40 Lunch break 1h20'

14:00  14:40
GOING DATADRIVEN: From artificial intelligence to science and society
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
14:00
GOING DATADRIVEN: From artificial intelligence to science and society
40'
Speaker: N. CRISTIANINI (Bristol, U.K.) Material: CRISTIANINI Nello Abstract.pdf

14:00
GOING DATADRIVEN: From artificial intelligence to science and society
40'

14:40  15:20
Inferring mesoscopic structure in complex networks with message passing
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
14:40
Inferring mesoscopic structure in complex networks with message passing
40'
Speaker: J. REICHARDT (Univ. Wurzburg, Germany) Material: REICHARDT Joerg Abstract.pdf

14:40
Inferring mesoscopic structure in complex networks with message passing
40'

15:20  15:50
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  15:20 Coffee break 30'

15:50  16:30
Convergent and scalable algorithms for expectation propagation approximate Bayesian inference
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
15:50
Convergent and scalable algorithms for expectation propagation approximate Bayesian inference
40'
Speaker: M.W. SEEGER (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland) Material: SEEGER Matthias Abstract.pdf

15:50
Convergent and scalable algorithms for expectation propagation approximate Bayesian inference
40'

09:00  10:00
Registration to the Workshop for NEW COMERS


09:30  10:10
Network inference for directed graphs with stochastic hidden units
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
09:30
Network inference for directed graphs with stochastic hidden units
40'
Speaker: J. HERTZ (Nordita, Copenhagen, Denmark) Material: HERTZ John Abstract.pdf

09:30
Network inference for directed graphs with stochastic hidden units
40'

10:10  10:50
Network reconstruction with hidden nodes
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:10
Network reconstruction with hidden nodes
40'
Speaker: Y. ROUDI (NTNU, Trondheim, Norway) Material: ROUDI Yasser Abstract.pdf

10:10
Network reconstruction with hidden nodes
40'

10:50  11:20
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  10:50 Coffee break 30'

11:20  12:00
Some recent results on the inverse Ising problem
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
11:20
Some recent results on the inverse Ising problem
40'
Speaker: F. RICCITERSENGHI (La Sapienza, Roma, Italy)

11:20
Some recent results on the inverse Ising problem
40'

12:00  12:40
Polymer physics for route optimisation on the London underground
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
12:00
Polymer physics for route optimisation on the London underground
40'
Speaker: D. SAAD (Aston Univ., Birmingham, U.K.) Material: SAAD David Abstract.pdf

12:00
Polymer physics for route optimisation on the London underground
40'

12:40  14:00
Lunch break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  12:40 Lunch break 1h20'

14:00  14:40
Variational methods in inference and optimisation
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
14:00
Variational methods in inference and optimisation
40'
Speaker: D. BARBER (UC London, U.K.) Material: BARBER David Abstract.pdf

14:00
Variational methods in inference and optimisation
40'

14:40  15:20
Phenomenological study on spatial coupling
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
14:40
Phenomenological study on spatial coupling
40'
Speaker: T. TANAKA (Graduate School of Informations, Kyoto University, Japan) Material: TANAKA Toshiyuki Abstract.pdf

14:40
Phenomenological study on spatial coupling
40'

16:30  17:30
MAIN LECTURE HALL  LEONDARDO BUILDING
COLLOQUIUM "Occam's Razar in Massive Data Acquisition: A statistical Physics Approach"
Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall 
16:30
MAIN LECTURE HALL  LEONDARDO BUILDING
COLLOQUIUM "Occam's Razar in Massive Data Acquisition: A statistical Physics Approach"
1h0'
Speaker: M. MEZARD (LPTMS, Univ. Paris Sud, France)

16:30
MAIN LECTURE HALL  LEONDARDO BUILDING
COLLOQUIUM "Occam's Razar in Massive Data Acquisition: A statistical Physics Approach"
1h0'

09:30  10:10
Network inference for directed graphs with stochastic hidden units


09:30  10:10
The Variational Garrote
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
09:30
The Variational Garrote
40'
Speaker: B. KAPPEN (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

09:30
The Variational Garrote
40'

10:10  10:50
Perturbative corrections to expectation propagation
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
10:10
Perturbative corrections to expectation propagation
40'
Speaker: M. OPPER (TU Berlin, Germany)

10:10
Perturbative corrections to expectation propagation
40'

10:50  11:20
Coffee break
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall  10:50 Coffee break 30'

11:20  12:00
Exchangeable random partitions, Bayesian inference and species sampling problems
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
11:20
Exchangeable random partitions, Bayesian inference and species sampling problems
40'
Speaker: A. LIJOI (Pavia, Italy) Material: LIJOI Antonio Abstract.pdf

11:20
Exchangeable random partitions, Bayesian inference and species sampling problems
40'

12:00  12:40
Pseudolikelihood maximization for the protein reconstruction problem
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
12:00
Pseudolikelihood maximization for the protein reconstruction problem
40'
Speaker: E. AURELL (KTH, Stockholm, Sweden)

12:00
Pseudolikelihood maximization for the protein reconstruction problem
40'

12:40  13:00
Closing Remarks
Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall 
12:40
Closing Remarks
20'

12:40
Closing Remarks
20'

09:30  10:10
The Variational Garrote