[visionlist] Transylvanian Machine Learning Summer School (TMLSS) - APPLICATIONS OPEN - Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 16-22 July 2018

Viorica Patraucean vpatrauc at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 08:56:41 -05 2018

*Call for Participation (apologies for crossposting)Transylvanian Machine
Learning Summer SchoolJuly 16-22, 2018, Cluj-Napoca, RomaniaWeb:
www.tmlss.ro <http://www.tmlss.ro>Email: contact at tmlss.ro
<http://tmlss.ro>Important datesDeadline for applications: March 30, 2018,
23:59 EETNotification of acceptance: April 27, 2018Motivation and
descriptionTMLSS is a machine learning summer school that aims to
popularize topics around machine learning and artificial intelligence and
to encourage research in these fields. The summer school will be held in
Eastern Europe -- this year in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. By bringing together
high quality lecturers and students from all over the world, we strive to
enable communication and networking between the Eastern Europe research
community and students and researchers from established groups around the
world. The school is open to participants from all over the world. The
selection process has equal opportunities and diversity at heart, and will
assess interest and knowledge of machine learning. The theme of this
edition will be Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning. The programme
consists of lectures and hands-on practical sessions on core topics such as
Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning, and
Generative Models. Additional advanced topics include Robotics and the
Theory of Neural Networks.List of confirmed lecturersDoina Precup, McGill
University & DeepMindDumitru Erhan, Google BrainGuido Montúfar, University
of California, Los AngelesJan Chorowski, University of Wrocław & Google
BrainKyunghyun Cho, New York University & Facebook AI ResearchLucian
Bușoniu, Technical University of Cluj-NapocaLuigi Malagò, Romanian
Institute of Science and TechnologyMarius Leordeanu, Politechnica
University of Bucharest & Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian
AcademyRaia Hadsell, DeepMindRazvan Pascanu, DeepMindUlrich Paquet,
DeepMindLabs are led byDiana Borsa, DeepMind & University College
LondonMihaela Rosca, DeepMindViorica Patraucean, DeepMindWojtek Czarnecki,
DeepMindOrganizersDoina Precup, McGill University & DeepMindLuigi Malagò,
Romanian Institute of Science and TechnologyRăzvan Florian, Romanian
Institute of Science and TechnologyRazvan Pascanu, DeepMindViorica
Patraucean, DeepMindPartnersRomanian Institute of Science and Technology,
Cluj-Napoca, RomaniaBabes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, RomaniaPoster
session Participants are encouraged to present posters on their research
work and interests. The work described does not have to be novel. For
example, participants can present their experience of reproducing published
work.Presenting a poster increases the chance of being selected.
Participants that choose to present a poster will be asked to submit an
abstract during registration. Best posters and most original ideas will be
awarded during the school!Social eventsThe programme includes several
opportunities for socializing and networking, such as welcoming reception,
half-day trip around Cluj, farewell dinner.Scholarships A limited number of
scholarships will be offered to participants, based on financial
considerations.More info: https://tmlss.ro/ <https://tmlss.ro/>Email:
contact at tmlss.ro <http://tmlss.ro>Follow us on Facebook:
<https://www.facebook.com/TMLSS.ro/>Follow us on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/TMLSS2018 <https://twitter.com/TMLSS2018>*
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