CRCS Fellow Babis Tsourakakis had two single-author papers accepted at WWW 2015, the premiere venue on the World Wide Web. This year, there were 929 paper submissions and 131 paper acceptances. Both papers will be presented on the track "Social Networks and Graph Analysis".
The first paper is titled as "Provably Fast Inference of Latent Features from Networks" and the second paper as "The k-clique Densest Subgraph Problem".
Fellows Jasper Snoek, Or Sheffet, and Raf Frongillo attended the 2014 Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) conference, held in Montreal. Or Sheffet gave a spotlight presentation and presented a poster, both titled "Learning Mixtures of Ranking Models."
CRCS Faculty Ryan Adams is now co-hosting a podcast, Talking Machines. This podcast features conversations on machine learning, with scientists such as Hanna Wallach, Kevin Murphy, Max Welling, Geoff Hinton, Yoshua Bengio, and Yann LeCun.