Machine Learning Ph.D. Seminar

Spring 2016 Schedule

February 16 - Alekh Agarwal, Microsoft Research
Title: A new model and PAC guarantees for reinforcement learning with rich observations

February 23 - Samory Kpotufe, Princeton University
Title: Efficient and optimal mode estimation using kNN graphs

March 1 - Nadejda Drenska, Courant Institute, NYU
Title: A PDE approach to prediction with expert advice

March 8 - Giulia DeSalvo, Courant Institute, NYU
Title: Learning with rejection

March 15 - Spring Recess. No seminar

March 29 - Alfred Galichon, Courant Institute, NYU
Title: Estimation of matching surplus in equilibrium assignment games

April 5 - Hossein Azari, Google Research
Title: Revisiting random utility models for rank data

April 12 - Vitaly Kuznetsov, Courant Institute, NYU
Title: On-line learning with path experts and non-additive losses

April 19 - Haipeng Luo, Princeton University
Title: Efficient Second Order Online Learning via Sketching

April 26 - Ananda Theerta Suresh, Google Research
Title: Statistical Inference over Large Domains: Efficient Algorithms and Fundamental Limits

May 3 - Scott Yang, Courant Institute, NYU
Title: No Regret Algorithms for Heavy-Tailed Linear Bandits