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Jason to present DAB

A couple of months ago Jason Ramapuram interned in Apple Machine Learning Research. Among other things, he worked with Russ Webb on a  novel method allowing for the use of simple non-differentiable functions at intermediary layers of deep neural networks. … Continue reading

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Statistical Learning Workshop – 18 September 2020

In this workshop we bring together the research communities of statistics and machine learning to foster a discussion between the two fields and develop research synergies. The workshop takes place on-line the whole day of 18/September. Depending on the COVID-19 status at the time a restricted physical presence version might also take place.

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New forces for our team

Our team has expanded again. We have the pleasure to welcome Marc Desaules, who is working with us on his Master thesis for the GSEM faculty of the University of Geneva, and Yoann Boget, a fresh new PhD in the CS department of Unige.

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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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