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Schedule
The school takes place from 29 August - 10 September 2009 and will comprise ten days of both tutorial lectures and practicals. Courses will be held at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences (CMS) of the University of Cambridge, and at Microsoft Research Cambridge (MSRC).



Speaker
Talk Title
Christopher Bishop Introduction to Bayesian Inference
Zoubin Ghahramani Graphical Models
David MacKay Information Theory
Iain Murray Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Bernhard Schölkopf Kernel Methods
Michael Littman Reinforcement Learning
Carl Edward Rasmussen Gaussian Processes
John Shawe-Taylor Learning Theory
Lieven Vandenberghe Convex Optimization
Andrew Blake Computer Vision
David Blei Topic Models
Tom Minka Approximate Inference
Yee Whye Teh Nonparametric Bayesian Models
Josh Tenenbaum Machine Learning and Cognitive Science
Geoffrey Hinton Deep Belief Networks
Simon Godsill Particle Filters
Phil Dawid Causality
Thomas Hofmann Information Retrieval
Peter Orbanz Foundations of Nonparametric Bayesian Methods
Michael Jordan Bayesian or Frequentist, Which Are You?
Speaker
Course Title
Joaquin Quiñonero Candela and Ed Snelson Gaussian Processes
John Winn & Tom Minka Probabilistic Programming
Iain Murray Markov Chain Monte Carlo
We will hold two poster sessions during which participants will present their own research.
Please prepare your poster in A0 landscape format (841 x 1189 mm or 33.1 x 46.8 in).
Timetable (PDF) (Download All Slides: zip)
Date
Venue
09:00-10:30 11:00-12:30 Lunch 12:30-14:00 14:00-15:30 16:00-17:30 Evening
Sun 30 Aug
CMS
Bishop [1] Ghahramani [1] [2]   Murray [1]

MacKay [1]

Reception at Churchill 18:00-19:30
Mon 31 Aug
CMS
Schölkopf [1] Bishop [2]   Murray [1]

Minka [1] [Ink]

 
Tues 1 Sept
CMS
Blei [1] MacKay [2]   Ghahramani [3] [4] Minka [2]  
Wed 2 Sept
CMS
Schölkopf [2] Rasmussen [1]  

Practicals

FREE  
Thurs 3 Sept
CMS
Vandenberghe [1] Shawe-Taylor [1]   Blei [1] Blake [1] Posters 20:00 - 22:00

Fri 4 Sept

MSRC
Vandenberghe [1] Littman [1]   Blake [1] Shawe-Taylor  
Sat 5 Sept
CMS
Teh [1] Tenenbaum [1]   Rasmussen [1] Littman [1]  
Sun 6 Sept
FREE FREE   FREE FREE  
Mon 7 Sept
CMS
Hinton [1] Orbanz [1] BBQ Godsill [1] Tenenbaum [2] Posters 20:00 - 22:00
Tues 8 Sept
CMS
Dawid [1] Hofmann [1]   Godsill [1] Hofmann [1]  
Wed 9 Sept
CMS
Jordan [1] Orbanz [2] Packed Lunch Dawid [2] Hinton [1]  
Thurs 10 Sept
CMS
Teh [1] Jordan [2] [3]        
There are two coffee breaks each day between 10:30-11am and 3:30-4:00pm.
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