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CS Professor Cristina Conati, M.Sc. Students Shane Sims, Vanessa Putnam win Best Paper Award at IJCAI 2019 Workshop

Computer Science M.Sc. students Shane Sims and Vanessa Putnam, and Professor Cristina Conati won the best paper award at the IJCAI 2019 Workshop on Humanizing AI held in Macau, China.

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Learning Interpretable Cascade Classifiers (Applications in Medicine) - Nataliya Sokolovska, Sorbonne University

Date: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: 
X836 - 2366 Main Mall, V6T1Z4

Host: Mark Schmidt

Abstract:

UBC Science Early Career Invited Lecture by Ellen Vitercik (Carnegie Mellon University)

Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2019 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Forest Sciences Building (2424 Main Mall), Room 1003

Title:  Machine Learning as a Tool for Algorithm Design

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CANCELLED: DLS Talk by Barbara Liskov (MIT)

Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2019 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Please Note:  Due to unforseen circumstances, this talk has been regretfully cancelled.  We hope to reschedule Dr. Liskov's talk at a later time.


Exploration, Exploitation, and a Little Bit of State - DLS Talk by Robert Kleinberg (Cornell University)

Date: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
MacLeod Building (2356 Main Mall), Room 228
Abstract:

Learning and decision-making problems often boil down to a balancing act between exploring new possibilities and exploiting the best known one. For more than fifty years, the multi-armed bandit problem has been the predominant theoretical model for investigating these issues.

Engineering a Scalable, Rigorous and Equitable K-12 CS Curriculum - DLS Talk by Emmanuel Schanzer (Bootstrap)

Date: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Fred Kaiser Building (2332 Main Mall), Room 2020/2030

Abstract

Computer Science Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair Margo Seltzer Receives USENIX Lifetime Achievement Award

UBC Computer Science Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair Margo Seltzer is the recipient of the USENIX Lifetime Achievement Award ("The Flame").  The award recognizes Professor Seltzer's research in experimental file and storage systems, her development of new storage paradigms, and her dedication to and steering of the USENIX community.  Other than doing great work in many areas of computer systems, especially in file and storage systems and databases, Professor Seltzer is al

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Blurring the Line between Structure and Learning for Adaptive Local Recognition - Evan Shelhamer (UC Berkeley)

Date: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: 
ICCSX836

Host: Mark Schmidt

Title: Blurring the Line between Structure and Learning for Ada ptive Local Recognition

CS Professor Ivan Beschastnikh Helps Launch Blockchain Training Program with the NSERC CREATE grant

UBC Computer Science Assistant Professor Ivan Beschastnikh is part of an inter-disciplinary, campus-wide Blockchain@UBC team that will launch Canada's first blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for UBC graduate students. Under the leadership of Associate Professor Victoria Lemieux (iSchool), the team successfully received an NSERC CREATE grant to sponsor this effort.

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