Conferences - Seminars

11DEC
15DEC
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

This conference will conclude the semester program on "Euler Systems and Special Values of L-functions". The goal will be to present recent advances in the constructions of Euler systems, their applications to the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture and Iwasawa theory. Emphasis will be given on novel results obtained during the semester. Read more about "Recent Developments on the Arithmetic of Special Values of L-functions"
By CIB
12DEC
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  16:15 GR A3 32

We will overview some recent advances in optimization algorithms used for the training of generalized linear models (regression, classification). While in machine learning, the main work-horse algorithm is stochastic gradient descent, its lesser known cousin, coordinate descent, also has a lot of interesting properties. After a brief introduction, we will discuss distributed algorithm variants as ... Read more about "Recent Developments in Linear Regression"
By Prof. Martin Jaeggi (EPFL, IC, INFCOM, MLO)