Conferences - Seminars
14:15-15:30 BC 420
By: Andrew Fitzgibbon - Microsoft (Cambridge) Abstract: In 1957, many (most?) computer programs were the expression of mathematical formulae in machine instructions. It was tedious, so Backus and colleagues wrote the “FORmula TRANslator”, perhaps the first modern compiler. FORTRAN revolutionised the writing of numerical code and the richness of tasks the computer could perform. Today, ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: Programming Languages for Machine Learning and Perception"
16:15-17:30 BC 420
By: Simon Peyton Jones - Microsoft Research (Cambridge) Abstract: Automatic differentiation (AD) is clearly cool. And it has become useful (as well as cool) recently, because it essentially implements the back-propagation step that is key to learning in neural networks; and it is used extensively in many other machine learning contexts. But as well as ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: Automatic differentiation for dummies"
08:00-18:00 STCC 0 7326
From 22 to 25 January, EPFL will be hosting the third workshop/meeting of FG-AI4H at the Swiss Tech Convention Center in Lausanne. With this email, I would like to inform you of our activities as well as extend an invitation to you and your colleagues to become involved in this important project. In particular, we ... Read more about "Artificial Intelligence for Health"
10:00-11:00 BC 420
Abstract Modern-day software is increasingly complex and software engineering is commonly accepted as a challenging, error-prone task. Consequently, software bugs are prevalent, incurring detrimental financial costs and often risking human lives. Program analyses provide rigorous and effective means to automated bug detection, and are becoming an integral part of the software development process. In this ... Read more about "Algorithmic Advances in Automated Program Analysis"
By Andreas Pavlogiannis
16:15 BC 410
Abstract Personal genomics is becoming increasingly popular, but mounting privacy concerns threaten to impede adoption. We propose a new, privacy-focused model for personal genomics that employs cryptography and decentralization to secure personal genomic data and outline various policy issues that should be considered if this model is to be adopted. Bio Dennis Grishin is CSO ... Read more about "Genomic data privacy in the age of personal genomics"
By Dennis Grishin, Harvard University/Nebula Genomics
09:30-11:30 RLC A1 230
Citing correctly requires the acquisition of the right habits. This workshop will walk you through various citation cases that you may encounter during the writing process of reports or publications. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to: Understand the stakes of citation Reuse different types of content without committing plagiarism Cite ... Read more about "Citation best practices"
By EPFL Library teaching team
14:00-15:00 BC 420
DTU Space is leading several high-profile space research technology projects and examples of these will be presented in this talk: Coatings for hard X-ray optics (e.g. NuStar), star trackers, radar- and radiometer systems (e.g. POLARIS), and space magnetometers (e.g. Swarm). Key research results obtained from these instruments will also be presented, e.g. models of the ... Read more about "Space instrumentation, Earth Observation & Astrophysics at DTU Space, Denmark"
By Prof. Kristian Pedersen
Swiss Tech Convention Center
The Applied Machine Learning Days will take place from January 26th to 29th, 2019, at the Swiss Tech Convention Center on EPFL campus. It is now the largest and best-known Machine Learning event in Switzerland, and increasingly recognized as a major event in Europe. The event has a focus specifically on the applications of machine ... Read more about "Applied Machine Learning Days 2019"
12:15 SV 1717
By Kevin Verstrepen, Centre of Microbial and Plant Genetics, K. U ...
10:00-11:00 BC 420
Abstract: This talk presents our algorithm-defined full-stack approach to accelerate emerging workloads that are set to enable machine intelligence in the next generation autonomous system. The talk will first BitFusion, our most recent acceleration paradigm for deep neural networks that builds upon the algorithmic insight that bitwidth of operations in DNNs can be reduced without ... Read more about "Accelerated Machine Intelligence: An Edge to Cloud Continuum"
By Hadi Esmaeilzadeh, Professor at University of California, San Diego, USA
14:30-16:30 BC 233
EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Thesis advisor: Prof. Carmela Troncoso Co-examiner: Prof. Martin Jaggi Abstract Machine learning (ML) is now widely used in the technological industry and beyond due to the rise in the efficiency of ML methods, data collection, and processing infrastructure. This rise brings benefits to the society, but also ... Read more about "Security and Privacy against ML-Equipped Adversaries"
By Bogdan Kulynych
17:00 BC 229
Thesis director: Prof. P. Fua Thesis 9203 Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program Read more about "Training Algorithms for Multiple Object Tracking"
By Andrii MAKSAI
17:00 BC 420
Thesis director : Prof. A. Ailamaki Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program Thesis 9130 Read more about "Time- and Space-Efficient Spatial Data Analytics"
By Mirjana PAVLOVIC
12:15-13:00 Artlab - Pavillon B
EPFL ArtLab invites you, over a lunch break, to a guided tour of the exhibition Thinking Machines. Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria. Thursday January 24 - guided tour in English Thursday February 7 - guided tour in French Thursday February 28 - guided tour in English Thursday March 7 - guided tour in French ... Read more about "Visit-Lunch ArtLab exhibition - THINKING MACHINES"
By EPFL Artlab
Call for proposal
The “Manufacturing technologies” impulse programme funds innovation projects at the interface between research and technology transfers that Swiss companies conduct together with research institutions in the digitally-oriented "Industry 4.0 and Modern manufacturing technologies" segment. Submission deadlines: There will be two calls for proposals depending on the project duration Project Duration 18 Months 12 Months Call ... Read more about "[ Innosuisse - Manufacturing technologies Impulse Programme | Research funding ]"
The Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF) is ETH Zurich’s conference platform located at Monte Verità, a beautiful hilltop overlooking Ascona and Lake Maggiore in Southern Switzerland (Ticino). The CSF gives researchers and university professors the opportunity to organize a 3-5 day international conference for 50-100 senior and junior researchers or a 3-day workshop for 25-30 participants ... Read more about "[ Extended deadline: Congressi Stefano Franscini | Funding for conference, workshop, short courses]"
The Swiss National Science Foundation has announced the third edition of its competition for images and short videos from the world of science. The best entries will be showcased in various exhibitions, including the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography, Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne, the Zurich Film Festival as well as in Martigny, Paris and San ... Read more about "[ SNSF image competition 2019 | Scientific dissemination ]"
[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Novo Nordisk I Research funding on diabetes ]
The European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and the healthcare company Novo Nordisk call for applications for the A/S Programme for Diabetes Research in Europe. Applications from all fields of diabetes research including both basic and clinical research are accepted. Who can apply: Applicants based at non-profit institutions in the EU and Associated ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Novo Nordisk I Research funding on diabetes ]"