Five papers accepted to NeurIPS 2020.
The papers are titled : Generalized bayesian filtering via sequential monte carlo, VarGrad: A low variance gradient estimator for variational inference, Multi-task causal learning with gaussian processes, Optimal Learning from Verified Training Data, Adversarial Blocking Bandits. Congratulations to Ayman, Dr Deniz Akylidiz, Virginia, Dr Long Tran-Thanh and Dr Theo Damoulas.
Dr Theo Damoulas is the Insight Speaker at the BCS-IET Turing talk 2020.
Theo will explain how our urban digital twin for air quality. The talk features an amazing video created by James Walsh which dives into our digital twin of London. Established by BCS and the IET, the Turing Talk honours and recognises Alan Turing's outstanding contribution to computing.
Virginia Aglietti has paper accepted to AISTATS 2020.
The paper is titled 'Causal Bayesian Optimization' and is co-authored with Gonzalez J. & Lu X.
Dr Neil Dhir joins Warwick Machine Learning Group.
Neil will be working on the London air quality project at the Alan Turing Institute.
Juan Maronas joins as a visiting researcher for four months based at the Alan Turing Institute.
Juan joins from the Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology Research Center in Valencia.
Virginia Aglietti is offered an internship at Microsoft.
Joe Meagher has submitted his PhD in Statistics.
Dr Theo Damoulas gives talk at the Data Science in Transport conference.
The talk was organized by the Department for Transport
Patrick O'Hara to give talk and the Walking & Cycling Innovations Conference 2019
Patrick will give a 10 minute talk at the conference in Manchester describing how machine learning and graph optimisation algorithms can be used to minimise the air pollution exposure of people moving around a city.
Dr Kangrui Wang's proposal to AI UK succeeds.
Kangrui will demonstrate a disease-symptom diagnosis method. The event will be held on the 24-25 March 2020.
Ollie Hamelijnck presents Multi-resolution Multi-task Gaussian Processes at NeurIPS 2019
Virginia Aglietti presents Structured Variational Inference in Continuous Cox Process Models at NeurIPS 2019
Dr Tanaya Guha to organize a special session at ICME2020 on 'Multimodal People Analytics in Media'.
Submission deadline for papers is 13th Dec 2019. The conference will be held in London on 6th-10th July 2020. See the link for details.
Dr Daniel Tait's TMCF proposal succeeds.
Daniel will lead a Theory & Methods Challenge Fortnight (TMCF) titled Physics-Informed Machine Learning at the Alan Turing Institute in the Summer of 2020. Daniel's proposal competed against three other high quality, well-received proposals.
James Walsh and Dr Theo Damoulas demonstrate the Turing bridge at the LRF Conference 2019.
After many hours of work, James and Theo demonstrated the Alan Turing Institute's 3D-printed mini bridge at the Lloyd's Register Foundation Conference 2019.
Two papers accepted to NeurIPS 2019.
The papers are titled Structured Variational Inference in Continuous Cox Process Models and Multi-resolution Multi-task Gaussian Processes. Congratulations to Ollie Hamelijnck, Virginia Aglietti, Dr Kangrui Wang and Dr Theo Damoulas.
Dr Theo Damoulas gives talk at the Bayes4Health workshop.
The talk was held at at Lancaster University. The talk is titled Multiresolution Multitask Gaussian Processes: Air quality in London.
Dr Adam Johansen and Dr Theo Damoulas awarded EPSRC grant.
The grant is titled 'Robust, Scalable Sequential Monte Carlo with Applications To Urban Air Quality'. The grant will be for three years
Karla Monterrubio Gomez has submitted her PhD in Statistics.
Congratulations to Dr Daniel Tait for the successful defence of his PhD thesis.
Daniel completed his PhD at the University of Edinburgh investigating latent force models with multiplicative interactions.
Jeremias Knoblauch delivers workshop on Generalized Variational Inference
The workshop was held at the Alan Turing Institute on 19th July 2019. Jeremias derived posteriors from Generalized Variational Inference and presented new consistency results for them.
Dr Theo Damoulas to give talk at Queen Mary University of London.
The event is called 'Air Quality in Urban Areas: Harnessing Data to Breathe Easy' and will be held on 23rd July.
Patrick O'Hara gives talk at CogX 2019.
The talk was held on the Alan Turing Research Stage. It was titled 'Running from air pollution: prediction, forecasting & routing'.
Charlie Dickins receives internship at Amazon
The internship is 12 weeks long, running from June to September.
Dr Theo Damoulas has been appointed Deputy Director for the Data-Centric Engineering (DCE) programme at Turing.
Virginia Aglietti accepts an internship offer from Amazon.
The internship is for three months from August 2019 until November 2019.
Patrick O'Hara gives interview to Wired magazine.
He discusses why the design of algorithms for urban walking, running and cycling routes which minimise air pollution is a complex challenge.
Ollie Hamelijnck wins a prestigious PhD Feuer International Scholarship in AI.
The scholarship covers tuition fees for 3 years; a stipend at RCUK rate plus a top up of £2,000 per annum; and support for travel, equipment and research.
Dr Theo Damoulas invited to give talk at IBC 2020.
The talk will be in Seoul, Korea at the International Biometric Conference in July 2020.
Jeremias Knoblauch receives an internship offer from Amazon.
Ollie Hamelijnck receives a PhD fellowship from The Alan Turing Institute.
Dr Deniz Akyildiz successfully defends his PhD thesis.
Dr Deniz Akyildiz joins the University of Warwick as a research fellow.
He has a joint appointment between the Dept. of Computer Science and Dept. of Statistics. Based at the Alan Turing Institute, he is working within the London Air Quality project.
Virginia Aglietti, Theo Damoulas and Edwin Bonilla to publish paper in AISTATS 2019.
Jeremias Knoblauch has been selected as one of 21 PhD students worldwide to receive the Facebook Fellowship award.
The award consists of a stipend worth $84,000 and additionally covers two years of university tuition fees.
Prof Thomas Gärtner to give talk on Interactive Machine Learning on 24th Jan in Department of Computer Science
Prof Thomas Gärtner is Professor of Data Science at the University of Nottingham.
Ollie Hamelijnck gives interview to Wired.
He discusses how live traffic data from Waze can help predict air quality in real-time in London.
Virginia Aglietti visits The Translational Data Science Institute, University of Sydney and Data61 for an extended research stay.
Jeremias Knoblauch receives a NIPS 2018 travel award for paper
The paper is on Doubly Robust Bayesian Inference for Non-Stationary Streaming Data using β-Divergences.
Jeremias Knoblauch receives the best poster presentation award at the 2018 Facebook - PhD London Tech Talk.
Ollie Hamelijnck and Patrick O’Hara represent the London air quality project at the West Midlands Growth Forum
Virginia Aglietti attended the Gaussian Process and Uncertainty Quantification Summer School
Dr Theo Damoulas invited to talk at the Air Sensors International Conference in San Francisco.
Jeremias Knoblauch presents his work at ICML 2018
Jeremias Knoblauch and Theo Damoulas receive a Turing Reproducibility Champions Award for their ICML paper.