- Christian Steinruecken interviews with The Naked ScientistsApril 19, 2013, 1:42 pm
Group post-doc Christian Steinruecken radio interviews with The Naked Scientists, an award-winning BBC weekly radio programme delivered by a University-based group focusing on broad topics in science for a general audience. Christian spoke to The Naked Scientists about data compression, some basics of how it works, and its role in the technologies that we employ [...]
- Eight new papers from the group to appear in ICML 2013April 18, 2013, 7:21 pm
Eight new papers from the group are to appear in the proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2013), to be held in Altanta, Georgia, USA in June. ICML is a leading conference on machine learning. Here are the list of papers with links to the documents: D Duvenaud, JR Lloyd, R Grosse, JB [...]
- Carl Rasmussen Wins Department Excellence in Teaching AwardNovember 23, 2012, 1:11 am
Congratulations to Carl Rasmussen for being awarded the 4th Year Best Lecturer Award in the Engineering department for his teaching in the course “4F13: Machine Learning”. You can find details about the course on our homepage. The excellence in teaching award is voted on by 4th year students in the department.
- New faculty member Richard TurnerNovember 3, 2012, 10:17 pm
Richard Turner has been appointed University Lectureship in Computer Vision and Machine Learning. His research programme spans computer perception, signal processing, machine learning, and neuroscience. He’ll strengthen connections between the Computational and Biological Learning Lab, the Machine Intelligence Lab and the Signal Processing Lab. Richard Turner’s website: http://www.gatsby.ucl.ac.uk/~turner/
- John Cunningham article published in NatureNovember 1, 2012, 5:04 pm
Prof. John Cunningham’s article “Neural population dynamics during reaching”, work completed while a Post-Doc in the Machine Learning Group, is published in the journal Nature. From the abstract: “Most theories of motor cortex have assumed that neural activity represents movement parameters. This view derives from what is known about primary visual cortex, where neural activity [...]
- Yarin Gal wins Google Europe Doctoral FellowshipNovember 1, 2012, 4:43 pm
PhD student Yarin Gal wins prestigious Google Europe Doctoral Fellowship in Machine Learning. This year 15 fellowships were awarded to new doctoral students across Europe. From the ‘Research at Google’ website: “We introduced the Google Fellowship programme in 2009 in the United States to broaden our support of university research. Universities continue to be the [...]
- James Lloyd places 3rd in international data mining competitionNovember 1, 2012, 4:37 pm
PhD student James Lloyd places third out of over 100 competitors in the Load Forecasting track of the Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2012 (GEFCom2012), sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society. From the competition website: “This competition will bring together the state-of-the-art techniques for energy forecasting, serve as the bridge to connect academic research [...]
- Dan Roy receives dissertation awardNovember 17, 2011, 4:46 pm
Dan Roy‘s PhD dissertation, “Computability, inference and modeling in probabilistic programming”, has been selected as a winner of a MIT/EECS Sprowls Award, recognizing it as one of the best dissertations in Computer Science at MIT in 2011.
- Simon Lacoste-Julien awarded Research in Paris grantSeptember 21, 2011, 2:56 pm
Simon Lacoste-Julien has been awarded a prestigious Research in Paris grant, and will take up further post-doctoral studies with Francis Bach in the SIERRA project team located in the joint INRIA/CNRS/Ecole Normale Superieure computer science laboratory, starting on September 1st 2011.
- Andrew Gordon Wilson wins UAI Best Student PaperSeptember 21, 2011, 1:54 pm
Andrew Gordon Wilson has won the Best Student Paper Award at UAI 2011 for his work on Generalised Wishart Processes. The Engineering Department’s news story can be found here.
- Dan Roy to join CBL on Newton International FellowshipJuly 21, 2011, 1:55 pm
Dan Roy awarded Newton International Fellowship, as well as a Fellowship at Emmanuel College.
- Frederik Eaton wins AISTATS Notable Paper AwardMarch 21, 2011, 2:05 pm
Frederik Eaton has won a Notable Paper Award for his AISTATS 2011 paper on his approximation framework “A conditional game for comparing approximations“. A video of the associated talk is available on videolectures.net.
- Neil Houlsby awarded Google FellowshipSeptember 21, 2010, 2:41 pm
Neil Houlsby will be joining the lab on a doctoral fellowship from Google.
- Ryan Adams, Zoubin Ghahramani win AISTATS 2010 Best Paper AwardMay 21, 2010, 2:38 pm
Ryan Adams and Zoubin Ghahramani have won the AISTATS 2010 Best Paper Award for their work on learning the structure of deep, sparse graphical models. The paper is available here.
- Sebastien Bratieres receives Yahoo Key Scientific Challenge AwardFebruary 21, 2010, 2:52 pm
Sebastien Bratieres has received a prestigious Yahoo Key Scientific Challenge Award to encourage leading, meaningful research into Internet technologies.
David Knowles (Post-Doc, Stanford University)
Peter Orbanz (Assistant Professor, Columbia University)
Joaquin Quiñonero Candela (Facebook)
Jurgen Van Gael (Microsoft Research)
Ryan P. Adams (Assistant Professor, Harvard University)
Karsten Borgwardt (Associate Professor, MPI for Intelligent Systems/University of Tuebingen)
John P. Cunningham (Assistant Professor, Washington University)
Marc Deisenroth (Group Leader, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt)
Finale Doshi-Velez (Postdoc, Harvard University)
Katherine Heller (Assistant Professor, Duke University)
Simon Lacoste-Julien (Postdoc, INRIA/Ecole Normale Superior)
Iain Murray (Lecturer, University of Edinburgh)
Shakir Mohamed (Postdoc, University of British Columbia)
Pedro Ortega (Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems)
Fernando Perez-Cruz (Associate Professor, University Carlos III, Madrid)
Ricardo Silva (Lecturer, University College London)
Ed Snelson (Researcher, Microsoft Research)
Fernando de la Torre (Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University)
Sinead Williamson (Postdoc, Carnegie Mellon University)
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