[Compstats] March 10 @ *2:30pm* (DC2306C): Mu Zhu

Pascal Poupart ppoupart at cs.uwaterloo.ca
Tue Mar 2 18:06:08 EST 2010


Correction: the talk is at *2:30pm* (instead of 4pm).

Pascal Poupart wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Our next compstats seminar will be given by Mu Zhu on Wednesday next 
> week.  Title and abstract are included below.
> Pascal
>
> Title: Deep kernel machines and stochastic stepwise ensembles
>
> Speaker: Mu Zhu
> Date: March 10
> Time: 2:30pm
> Location: AI seminar room (DC2306C)
>
> Abstract:
> Kernel methods, such as the support vector machine, and ensemble
> methods, such as the AdaBoost algorithm, have defined two major
> domains of recent research in statistical machine learning. In this
> talk, I will describe two research projects, one in each domain. In
> one project, we try to classify network data using something that we
> call deep kernel machines (joint work in progress with Xiao Tang). In
> the other, we try to perform variable selection using a so-called
> stochastic stepwise ensemble (joint work in progress with Lu Xin).
>
>
>   

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