November 2013: sad news regarding Ben Taskar can be found here.
Speaker: Ben Taskar
Boeing Associate Professor,
Computer Science and Engineering,
University of Washington
Title: Probabilistic Models of Diversity: Determinantal Point Processes in Machine Learning
Taskar’s research interests include machine learning, natural language processing and computer vision. He has been awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship, the NSF CAREER Award, and selected for the Young Investigator Program by the Office of Naval Research and the DARPA Computer Science Study Group. His work on structured prediction has received best paper awards at several conferences.
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This lecture is open to the public. Space is limited and there is no registration; coming early is strongly recommended.