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2nd Annual Machine Learning Symposium


for Members

2nd Annual Machine Learning Symposium

Friday, October 12, 2007

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By


This is the second symposium on Machine Learning at the New York Academy of Sciences. The primary goal of this symposium is to build a community of scientists in machine learning from the NYC area's academic, government, and industrial institutions by convening and promoting the exchange of ideas in a neutral setting.

Steering Committee

  • Corinna Cortes, Ph.D. , Google, Inc.
  • Tony Jebara, Ph.D., Columbia University
  • Michael L. Littman, Ph.D., Rutgers University
  • Mehryar Mohri, Ph.D., Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
  • David Waltz, Ph.D., Columbia University



  •   9:30 AM - Coffee and Poster Set-Up
  • 10:00 AM - Opening Remarks
  • 10:15 AM - Leslie Pack Kaelbling, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 11:00 AM -Yishay Mansour, Google & Tel Aviv University
  • 11:45 AM - Graduate Student Talks
  • Jennifer Wortman and Jinsong Tan, University of Pennsylvania
  • Afshin Rostamizadeh, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
  • Umar Syed, Princeton University
  • Boulos Harb, Google
  • Yingbo Song, Columbia University
  • Alexander Strehl, Yahoo! Research
  • 12:15 PM - Lunch/Poster Session
  •   2:00 PM - Fernando Pereira, University of Pennsylvania
  •   2:45 PM - Michael Littman, Rutgers University
  •   3:30 PM - Student Award Winner Announcement/Closing Remarks



We wish to also acknowledge support from the Machine Learning Journal.

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