DATE

THEME

LEADER

TOPIC/PAPER

Feb 13

MCMC for

big data

Thomas

Assymptotically exact, embarassingly parallel MCMC

http://arxiv.org/pdf/1311.4780v1.pdf

Feb 20

MCMC big data

 ____TBD____

Langevin dynamics

Feb 27

structure svm learning

Ren

gentle introduction

Mar 6

structure svm learning

Jason (?)

maybe some recent CVPR paper?

Mar 13

active learning

Soumya

maybe one of

* explore/exploit paper from CVPR ‘12

* survey by Burr Settles

Mar 20

active learning/crowd sourcing

Gen

crowdsourcing

Mar 27

big matrix factorization

Dae Il

http://arxiv.org/abs/1311.1704

Apr 3

deep learning

DK

tbd

Apr 10

deep learning

David Reichert

tbd

Apr 17