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Reunion of David MacKay's Inference Group 13 March 2016 (Invitation Only)
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Reunion of [[David MacKay]]'s Inference Group  
  
09:30-11:00 Kids & family brunch (with partners & kids)
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Darwin College, 13 March 2016
  
11:00-11:15 Greetings from the vice master & Welcome by Alan Blackwell
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09:30-11:00 Casual family brunch (with partners & kids)
  
'''11:15-12:30 talks I''' (less technical, 5-25min / talk)
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11:00-11:15 Welcome from Martin Jones (Vice Master) & Alan Blackwell
* Jossy Sayir (Teaching with David)  
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11:15-12:30 talks I (less technical), chair Oliver Stegle
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* Jossy Sayir (Teaching with David)
 
* Sanjoy Mahajan (21st-century instructional design: Task-centered instruction)
 
* Sanjoy Mahajan (21st-century instructional design: Task-centered instruction)
 
* Mark Gibbs (How to waste your PhD in an investment bank)
 
* Mark Gibbs (How to waste your PhD in an investment bank)
* Alex Selby (Solving the Eternity Puzzle)
 
 
* Keith Vertanen (Eyes Free Text Entry)
 
* Keith Vertanen (Eyes Free Text Entry)
 
* Matt Davey(Trading in Nanoseconds)
 
* Matt Davey(Trading in Nanoseconds)
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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)
 
* Steve Gull (Bayes, MaxEnt and Thermodynamics)
 
* Steve Gull (Bayes, MaxEnt and Thermodynamics)
* David Stern (Modelling Uncertainty in Go and the Stock Market)
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* David Stern (Machine Learning in Go and the Stock Market)
* Edward Ratzer (Machine learning competitions)
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* Hanna Wallach (Poisson Tensor Factorization for International Relations)
* 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)
* Phil Cowans (Valuing Houses at Nested)
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* Alan Lawrence (A Simple Inference at Google Scale)
* Alan Lawrence (Data Analysis at Scale: A Bayesian Inference project at Google)
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* Alex Selby (Solving the Eternity Puzzle)
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* Seb Wills (Building a distributed calculation engine)
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* Edward Ratzer (Machine learning competitions)
  
  
 
17:10-18:00 Music in the dining hall
 
17:10-18:00 Music in the dining hall
  
* Graeme Mitchison and Helen Arnold
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* Graeme Mitchison (piano) and Helen Arnold (soprano)
* Jossy Sayir and Elizabeth Blackwell
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* Darwin College Music Society (vocal group)
* Christian Steinruecken
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* Christian Steinruecken (piano and voice)
* Darwin College Choir
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* Jossy Sayir (saxophone) and Elizabeth Blackwell (guitar)
  
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19:00 for 19:30 Dinner, preceded by drinks.
  
19:00 Dinner
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Latest revision as of 17:01, 18 March 2016

Reunion of David MacKay's Inference Group

Darwin College, 13 March 2016

09:30-11:00 Casual 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), chair Oliver Stegle

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

12:30-14:30 Lunch break

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

  • Philipp Hennig (Probabilistic Numerics)
  • Steve Gull (Bayes, MaxEnt and Thermodynamics)
  • David Stern (Machine Learning in Go and the Stock Market)
  • Hanna Wallach (Poisson Tensor Factorization for International Relations)

15:30-16:00 tea break

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

  • Ryan Adams (Performing Inference with Biomolecules)
  • Alan Lawrence (A Simple Inference at Google Scale)
  • Alex Selby (Solving the Eternity Puzzle)
  • Seb Wills (Building a distributed calculation engine)
  • Edward Ratzer (Machine learning competitions)


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

  • Graeme Mitchison (piano) and Helen Arnold (soprano)
  • Darwin College Music Society (vocal group)
  • Christian Steinruecken (piano and voice)
  • Jossy Sayir (saxophone) and Elizabeth Blackwell (guitar)

19:00 for 19:30 Dinner, preceded by drinks.