EPFL is located in Switzerland and is one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan science and technology institutions. EPFL has both a Swiss and international vocation and focuses on three missions: teaching, research and innovation.
The Center for Intelligent Systems (CIS) at EPFL, a joint initiative of the schools ENAC, IC, SB, STI and SV seeks to advance research and practice in the strategic field of intelligent systems.
RIKEN is Japan’s largest comprehensive research institution renowned for high-quality research in a diverse range of scientific disciplines.
RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) houses more than 40 research teams ranging from fundamentals of machine learning and optimization, applications in medicine, materials, and disaster, to analysis of ethics and social impact of artificial intelligence.
- [1st] October 6th 5:00pm – 6:00pm JST
Speaker: Prof. Volkan Cevher (EPFL CIS )
Title: Optimization challenges in adversarial machine learning
- [2nd]October 13th 5:00pm – 6:00pm JST
Speaker: Masashi Sugiyama(RIKEN AIP)
Title: Robust machine learning for reliable deployment
- [3rd] October 20th 5:00pm – 6:00pm JST
Speaker: Taiji Suzuki (RIKEN AIP)
Title: Optimization theories of neural networks with its statistical perspective
Video archive will be available soon.
Attendance to the seminar is free of charge, but pre-registration is required from Doorkeeper to obtain the Zoom access link.
- [4th] October 27th 5:00pm – 6:00pm JST
Speaker: Nicolas Flammarion (EPFL CIS )
Title: Implicit Bias of SGD for Diagonal Linear Networks: a Provable Benefit of Stochasticity