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Joao successfully defended his Master Thesis on Modelling Pathological Gait

Joao Candido Ramos successfully defended his Master Thesis entitled "Patient-Specific Pathological Gait Modelling with Relational Networks", on Wednesday the 10th of February. We congratulate Joao for his high quality work and we are very happy to welcome him as a PhD candidate!!!

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New project kick-off – IAI

Last week we successfully kicked off a new project with ABB Schweiz AG - IAI: Industrial Artificial Intelligence for Intelligent Machines and Manufacturing Digitalization.  The project shall focus on the monitoring and data analytics services provided by the ABB AbilityTM Digital Powertrain in their Motion business portfolio. The project is funded by Innosuisse under the bilateral collaboration with the South Korean Institute for Advancement of Technology as such we are also happy to have South Korean academic and industrial partners on board to provide their expertise on industrial predictive maintenance. You can find more about the project in the list of our collaborations.

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Guillaume Obozinski talk on learning dependency graphs with latent variables

Wednesday, January 22nd 2020, we have the pleasure to welcome Guillaume Obozinski, the Deputy Chief Data Scientist at the Swiss Data Science Center, to give us a talk on "Convex unmixing and learning the effect of latent variables in Gaussian Graphical models with unobserved variables". The talk will take place in the HEG building B of the Battelle Campus in Carouge, room 4.11 (fourth floor) at 11am-12am.

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2019 Retrospective

As we are approaching the beginning of 2020, it is worth taking a minute to reflect over the year 2019. People first! We are thrilled to have welcomed two new PhD students in our group this year: Sooho Kim , … Continue reading

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Paper presentation in ACML 2019

Amina presented her recent work Learning to Augment with Feature Side-information in this year's edition of ACML, which took place in the beautiful Nagoya, in Japan. Attending this conference has been a great opportunity to follow the latest advancements of the field, … Continue reading

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Russ Webb from Apple AI research presented the company’s latest research interests

On Friday, the 15th of November 2019, we had the pleasure to host Dr. Russ Webb, research director of the newly established Apple AI research lab in Cambridge, UK, who gave a fascinating talk.
 

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Talk on Earthquake prediction research by Prof. George C. Anagnostopoulos

On Friday, the 8th of November 2019, we have the pleasure of hosting Prof. George C. Anagnostopoulos, who will present his work on:

Data Analysis and Interpretation of Electromagnetic disturbances detected by Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites before Earthquakes (EQs): Perspectives for the EQ prediction research.

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Frantzeska at Swiss Machine Learning Day on 13Nov2019

In addition to being a busy mother of a 2 year old, in her research, Frantzseska Lavda has been investigating how to improve the generative properties of variational autoencoders. She will present her ideas in a poster session of the … Continue reading

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Paper about LoRaWAN localization presented in WPNC

Our paper "A Reproducible Comparison of RSSI Fingerprinting Localization Methods Using LoRaWAN" was presented by Grigorios Anagnostopoulos, in the 16th IEEE Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communications (WPNC 2019), in Bremen, Germany. The scope of the WPNC contributions this year ranged from IoT and 5G positioning, to autonomous car localisation using LiDAR descriptors. The strive for more transparent and reproducible research in the field, which Greg promotes in his paper, was well appreciated by the community.

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TechLunch – meeting industry

In cooperation with the Geneva Creativity Center we're organizing on 22nd October 2019 a TechLunch to  discuss with companies in the Geneva region what machine learning can bring to them. It is an occasion for anybody interested in applying machine … Continue reading

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