Gaussian Processes Summer School, Sheffield, 2014

Gaussian Process Summer School

University of Sheffield, UK
15th - 17th September 2014

Agenda

Monday 15th September

8:00-9:00 Arrivals
9:00-10:30 Introduction to GPs [Lecture Slides]
 Neil Lawrence, University of Sheffield
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Solving Challenging Non-linear Regression Problems by Manipulating a Gaussian Distribution [Lecture Slides]
 Carl E. Rasmussen, University of Cambridge
12:30-13:15 Lunch Break
13:15-15:30 Lab Session 1 Gaussian Process Models with GPy [ipython notebook]
15:30-16:00 Tea Break
16:00-17:00 Building Bayesian models: Why bother if you don't believe? [Lecture Slides]
 Dan Cornford, Aston University

Tuesday 16th September

8:30-9:00 Arrivals
9:00-10:30 Fitting Covariance and Multi-output Gaussian Processes [Lecture Slides]
 Neil Lawrence, University of Sheffield
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Sparse Gaussian Processes [Lecture Slides][ipython notebook to appear]
 James Hensman, University of Sheffield
12:00-12:45 Expectation Propagation [Lecture Slides]
 Ricardo Andrade, University of Sheffield
12:45-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:30 Lab Session 2 Gaussian Process for Classification and Sparse Gaussian Processes [ipython notebook]
15:30-16:00 Tea Break
16:00-17:30 Machine Learning, Probabilistic Inference, System Identification and Control [Lecture Slides]
 Carl E. Rasmussen, University of Cambridge
18:00-20:00 Social Event: Kelham Brewery Tour

Wednesday 17th September

8:30-9:00 Arrivals
9:00-10:30 Big model configuration with Bayesian quadrature [Lecture Slides]
 Mike A. Osborne, University of Oxford
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Latent Variable Models with Gaussian Processes [Lecture Slides]
 Neil Lawrence, University of Sheffield
12:00-13:00 Understanding the Evidence [Lecture Slides]
 Joaquin Quiñonero Candela, Facebook
13:00-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:30 Lab Session 3 Latent Variable Models [ipython notebook]
14:00-15:00 [Optional] Examples of Machine Learning and Data Science at Facebook (Stephenson LT01)
Joaquin Quiñonero Candela, Facebook
15:30-16:00 Tea Break
16:00-17:00 Gaussian process approximation for time-series [Lecture Slides]
 Richard E. Turner, University of Cambridge
18:00-20:00 Social Event: Kelham Brewery Tour

Thursday 18th September

Feature Extraction with Gaussian Processes Workshop

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