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'''11:15-12:30 talks I''' (less technical, 5-25min / talk)
 
'''11:15-12:30 talks I''' (less technical, 5-25min / talk)
* Jossy Sayir (Teaching with David)  
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* Jossy Sayir (Teaching with David) [~10min]
* Sanjoy Mahajan (21st-century instructional design: Task-centered instruction)
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* Sanjoy Mahajan (21st-century instructional design: Task-centered instruction) [~15min]
* Mark Gibbs (How to waste your PhD in an investment bank)
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* Mark Gibbs (How to waste your PhD in an investment bank) [~15min]
* Alex Selby (Solving the Eternity Puzzle)
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* Keith Vertanen (Eyes Free Text Entry) [~15min]
* Keith Vertanen (Eyes Free Text Entry)
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* Matt Davey(Trading in Nanoseconds) [~15min]
* Matt Davey(Trading in Nanoseconds)
 
  
 
12:30-14:30 Lunch break
 
12:30-14:30 Lunch break
  
'''14:30-15:30 talks II''' (scientific, 5-25min/talk)
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"'14:30-15:30 talks II"' (scientific), chair Brendan Frey
* Ryan Adams (Performing Inference with Biomolecules)
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* Philipp Hennig (Probabilistic Numerics) [~20min]
* Steve Gull (Bayes, MaxEnt and Thermodynamics)
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* Steve Gull (Bayes, MaxEnt and Thermodynamics) [~ideal: 15min]
* David Stern (Modelling Uncertainty in Go and the Stock Market)
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* David Stern (Machine Learning in Go and the Stock Market) [~15min]
* Edward Ratzer (Machine learning competitions)
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* Hanna Wallach (Poisson Tensor Factorization for International Relations) [~20min]
* Hanna Wallach (Topic-Partitioned Network Structure)
 
  
 
15:30-16:00 tea break
 
15:30-16:00 tea break
  
'''16:00-17:00 talks III''' (scientific, 5-25min/talk)
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"'16:00-17:00 talks III"' (scientific), chair Iain Murray
* Philipp Hennig (Probabilistic Numerics)
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* Ryan Adams (Performing Inference with Biomolecules) [~15min]
* Phil Cowans (Valuing Houses at Nested)
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* Alan Lawrence (A Simple Inference at Google Scale) [~20min]
* Alan Lawrence (Data Analysis at Scale: A Bayesian Inference project at Google)
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* Alex Selby (Solving the Eternity Puzzle) [~15mins]
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* Edward Ratzer (Machine learning competitions) [~15min]
  
  

Revision as of 00:22, 12 March 2016

Reunion of David MacKay's Inference Group 13 March 2016 (Invitation Only)

09:30-11:00 Kids & family brunch (with partners & kids)

11:00-11:15 Welcome from Martin Jones (Vice Master) & Alan Blackwell

11:15-12:30 talks I (less technical, 5-25min / talk)

  • Jossy Sayir (Teaching with David) [~10min]
  • Sanjoy Mahajan (21st-century instructional design: Task-centered instruction) [~15min]
  • Mark Gibbs (How to waste your PhD in an investment bank) [~15min]
  • Keith Vertanen (Eyes Free Text Entry) [~15min]
  • Matt Davey(Trading in Nanoseconds) [~15min]

12:30-14:30 Lunch break

"'14:30-15:30 talks II"' (scientific), chair Brendan Frey

  • Philipp Hennig (Probabilistic Numerics) [~20min]
  • Steve Gull (Bayes, MaxEnt and Thermodynamics) [~ideal: 15min]
  • David Stern (Machine Learning in Go and the Stock Market) [~15min]
  • Hanna Wallach (Poisson Tensor Factorization for International Relations) [~20min]

15:30-16:00 tea break

"'16:00-17:00 talks III"' (scientific), chair Iain Murray

  • Ryan Adams (Performing Inference with Biomolecules) [~15min]
  • Alan Lawrence (A Simple Inference at Google Scale) [~20min]
  • Alex Selby (Solving the Eternity Puzzle) [~15mins]
  • Edward Ratzer (Machine learning competitions) [~15min]


17:10-18:00 Music in the dining hall

  • Graeme Mitchison and Helen Arnold
  • Jossy Sayir and Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Christian Steinruecken
  • Darwin College Choir


19:00 Dinner