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Machine Learning Theory Workshop

TIME:June 15-16, 2018
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LOCATION:Lecture Hall, Jiayibing Building, Jingchunyuan 82, Peking University
      Description

      Over the last few years, tremendous progress has been made in machine learning, in terms of both applications and algorithms. At the same time, there also have been a number of novel works on theoretical understandings for different learning problems and algorithms, but many challenges still remain. The goal of this workshop is to study the challenges in machine learning theory, especially to foster discussion and spur research between experts and researchers in the field that can solve fundamental problems, as well as to promote academic communication and cooperation between faculties and students from Peking University and overseas outstanding scholars.

      Schedule:


      15-Jun

      Morning

      09:00-09:15

      Opening Ceremony

      09:15-09:55

      Michael I. Jordan (University of California, Berkeley)

      09:55-10:35

      Weinan E (Peking University,Beijing Institute of Big Data Research)

      10:35-10:45

      Break

      10:45-11:25

      Haipeng Luo (University of Southern California)

      11:25-12:05

      Qianxiao Li (Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore)

      Lunch Time

      Afternoon

      14:00-14:40

      Tianbao Yang (Iowa State University)

      14:40-15:20

      Lihong Li (Google)

      15:20-15:30

      Break

      15:30-16:10

      Chong Wang (Google)

      16:10-16:50

      Yanan Sui (California Institute of Technology)

      16:50-17:30

      Yang Yuan (Cornell University)

      18:00-20:00

      Banquet

      16-Jun

      Morning

      08:30-09:10

      Qiang Liu (University of Texas at Austin)

      09:10-09:50

      Tuo Zhao (Georgia Tech)

      09:50-10:30

      Xiang Ren (University of Southern California)

      10:30-10:40

      Break

      10:40-11:20

      Jiequn Han (Princeton University)

      11:20-12:00

      Hongyi Zhang (MIT)

      Lunch Time

      Afternoon

      14:00-14:30

      Lei Wu (Peking University)

      14:30-15:00

      Luo Luo (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

      15:00-15:30

      Zhou Lu (Peking University)

      15:30-15:45

      Break

      15:45-16:15

      Yiping Lu (Peking University)

      16:15-16:45

      Zichao Long (Peking University)

      Scientific Committee 

      Weinan E (Peking University)

      Wen Gao (Peking University)

      Pingwen Zhang (Peking University)

      Organization Committee 

      Liwei Wang (Peking University)

      Zhihua Zhang (Peking University)

      Invited Speakers 

      Jiequn Han (Princeton University)

      Lihong Li (Google)

      Qianxiao Li (Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore)

      Qiang Liu (University of Texas at Austin)

      Haipeng Luo (University of Southern California)

      Xiang Ren (University of Southern California)

      Yanan Sui (California Institute of Technology)

      Chong Wang (Google)

      Tianbao Yang (University of Iowa)

      Yang Yuan (Cornell University)

      Tuo Zhao (Georgia Tech)

      Hongyi Zhang (MIT)

      Accommodation and Travel Information 

      Invited speakers will stay in No.1 building of "Zhong Guan Xin Yuan" Hotel. By default, rooms have been booked for the arrival on June 14 and departure on June 17. The hotel is across the street of Peking University Campus, about 10-15 minutes' walk to  the Lecture Hall.

      PKU will cover travel expenses for all the speakers.
      Other participants are responsible for arranging and paying for their own reservations for hotel accommodations and travel expenses. If anyone needs help, please contact Ms. Yanyun Liu.

      Hotel Address: “Zhong Guan Xin Yuan” Hotel (Zhongguanyuan Global Village) 
      No. 126 Zhongguancun North Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100871, China 
      Tel: + (86 10) 62752288 
      Fax: + (86 10) 62752236

      From the Airport to the Hotel: The most convenient way to get the hotel from the airport is to take a taxi. It costs about RMB 120 yuans. You are also responsible to pay the toll of 10 yuans. So you need some pocket money. A possible way to get cash is to find an ATM in the lobby of the airport. You may print this slip and show it to the taxi driver. 

      Contact 

      Mailing address: Yanyun Liu

      Room 1266, Science Building No .1, Peking University, Beijing, China 100871

      Phone: +86 10 62768630

      E-mail: liuyanyun@math.pku.edu.cn

      Fax:+ (86 10) 62751801

      Tips 

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      Mailing address: Yanyun Liu

      Room 1266, Science Building No .1, Peking University, Beijing, China 100871

      Phone: +86 10 62768630

      E-mail: liuyanyun@math.pku.edu.cn

      Fax:+ (86 10) 62751801