Title: Is Deep Learning a Black Box Statistically? Abstract: Deep learning has benefited almost every aspect of modern big data applications. Yet its statistical properties still largely remain…

Variational analysis has come of age. Long an elegant theoretical toolkit for variational mathematics and nonsmooth optimization, it now increasingly underpins the study of algorithms, and a rich…

Vivek Farias (MIT) - A New Approach to Learning and Modeling Choice
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Abstract: Modeling how customers choose from among a set of…

The behaviour of any physical system is governed by its dynamical equations. Much of physics is concerned with discovering these dynamical equations and understanding their implications. It is…