[ISS4E] Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit to Be Streamed Live April 23

Srinivasan Keshav keshav at uwaterloo.ca
Tue Apr 16 12:14:22 EDT 2013

Today's Topic: Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit to Be Streamed Live April 23

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

[http://www.acm.org/membership/bulletinimages/microsoft-mlsummit_2.jpg] The Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit will be streamed live from Paris on April 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. GMT). This free online event offers highlights from the Machine Learning Summit, providing keynotes from machine learning experts and enlightening discussions with leading scientific and academic researchers about approaches to challenges that are raised by the new era in machine learning.

Featured speakers:

  *   Andrew Blake, Distinguished Scientist and laboratory director of Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK, will provide his perspective on the challenges that are associated with machine learning.
  *   Judea Pearl, professor of Computer Science and Statistics and director of the Cognitive Systems Laboratory at University of California, Los Angeles, as well as 2011 ACM Turing Award recipient for his contributions to artificial intelligence, will present his ideas about data extraction and the discovery of causal effects from data.
  *   Fei-Fei Li, associate professor of Computer Science and director of the Vision Lab at Stanford University, will examine the work of researchers who are teaching computers to extract meaningful information out of visual data to perform important tasks.

Watch the Machine Learning Summit live<http://webinar.acm.org/machine_learning/index.html>; the site opens at 9:00 a.m. EDT on April 23.



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