Through the Eyes of Birds and Frogs: Writing and Surveys in Machine Learning Research 2

Through the Eyes of Birds and Frogs: Writing and Surveys in Machine Learning Research
Savoured the opportunity to talk about writing surveys and reviews at the NeurIPS2020 Workshop on ML Retrospectives, Surveys & Meta-Analyses (ML-RSA) This is the text of the talk. 🎞Watch the video here and 🖥 slides here Hello! My name is Shakir Mohamed, and I am humbled and at the same time, extremely excited to give ...

A Year of Approximate Inference: Review of the NIPS 2015 Workshop 3

A Year of Approximate Inference: Review of the NIPS 2015 Workshop
inference lies no longer at the fringe. The importance of how we connect our observed data to the assumptions made by our statistical models—the task of inference—was a central part of this year's Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) conference: Zoubin Ghahramani's opening keynote set the stage and the pageant of inference included forecasting, compression, decision making, personalised modelling, and automating the ...