[Corpora-List] 2nd Call for Participation: LxMLS 2018 - 8th Lisbon Machine Learning School

Fernando Batista Fernando.Batista at inesc-id.pt
Sun Mar 4 17:50:03 CET 2018

============================================================== 2nd Call for Participation LxMLS 2018 - 8th Lisbon Machine Learning School ==============================================================

We invite everyone interested in Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing to attend the 8th Lisbon Machine Learning School - LxMLS 2018.

Important Dates --------------- * Application Deadline: March 16, 2018 * Decision: April 15, 2018 * Early Registration: April 16 - May 18, 2018 * Summer School: June 14 - 21, 2018

Topics and Intended Audience --------------- The school will cover a range of Machine Learning (ML) topics, from theory to practice, that are important in solving Natural Language Processing (NLP) problems that arise in the analysis and use of Web data.

Our target audience is: * Researchers and graduate students in the fields of NLP and Computational Linguistics; * Computer scientists who have interests in statistics and machine learning; * Industry practitioners who desire a more in depth understanding of these subjects.

Features of LxMLS: * No deep previous knowledge of ML or NLP is required, but the attendants are assumed to have at least some basic background on probabilities and programming; * Recommended reading will be provided in advance; * Includes a strong practical component; * A day zero is scheduled to review basic concepts and introduce the necessary tools for implementation exercises; * Days will be divided into tutorials and practical sessions (view schedule); * Both basic (e.g linear classifiers) and advanced topics (e.g. deep learning) will be covered; * Instructors are leading researchers in machine learning.

List of Confirmed Speakers ---------------

LUIS PEDRO COELHO European Molecular Biology Laboratory | Germany MÁRIO FIGUEIREDO Instituto de Telecomunicações & Instituto Superior Técnico | Portugal STEFAN RIEZLER Institut für Computerlinguistik, Universität Heidelberg | Germany KAREN LIVESCU Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago | USA NOAH SMITH University of Washington | USA YEJIN CHOI University of Washington | USA XAVIER CARRERAS dMetrics | USA KARL MORITZ HERMANN DeepMind | UK SLAV PETROV Google Inc. | USA SASHA RUSH Harvard | USA BHIKSHA RAJ Carnegie Mellon University | USA CHRIS DYER Google Deep Mind | UK KYUNGHYUN CHO New York University | USA

Please visit our webpage for up to date information: http://lxmls.it.pt/2018.

To apply, please fill the form in https://lisbonmls.wufoo.eu/forms/application-form/. Any questions should be directed to: lxmls-2018 at lx.it.pt.

We are looking forward to your participation!

-- The organizers of LxMLS'2018.

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