[Elsnet-list] 3rd Lisbon Machine Learning School - "Learning with Big Data"

João Graça gracaninja at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 13:38:35 CEST 2013


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Call for Participation (One week left for application deadline)

3rd Lisbon Machine Learning School - "Learning with Big Data"

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We invite everyone interested in Machine Learning and Natural Language
Processing to attend the 3rd Lisbon Machine Learning School - LxMLS 2013.

Important Dates

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* Application Deadline: April 15, 2013

* Decision: May 15, 2013

* Early Registration: June 15, 2013

* Summer School: July 24-31, 2013


Topics and Intended Audience

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The school will cover a range of Machine Learning (ML) topics, from theory
to practice, that are important in solving Natural Language Processing
(NLP) problems that arise in the analysis and use of Web data.

Our target audience is:

* Researchers and graduate students in the fields of NLP and Computational
Linguistics;

* Computer scientists who have interests in statistics and machine learning;

* Industry practitioners who desire a more in depth understanding of these
subjects.

Features of LxMLS:

* No deep previous knowledge of ML or NLP is assumed;

* Recommended reading will be provided in advance;

* Includes a strong practical component;

* A day zero is scheduled to review basic concepts and introduce the
necessary tools for implementation exercises;

* Days will be divided into tutorials and practical sessions (see schedule);

* Both basic and advanced topics will be covered;

* Instructors are leading researchers in machine learning.


List of Confirmed Speakers

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LUIS PEDRO COELHO Institute for Molecular Medicine | Portugal

MÁRIO FIGUEIREDO Instituto de Telecomunicações | Portugal

KOBY CRAMMER Technion, Israel Institute of Technogly | Israel

SLAV PETROV Google Inc. | USA

NOAH SMITH Carnegie Mellon University | USA

XAVIER CARRERAS Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya | Spain

CHRIS DYER Carnegie Mellon University | USA

MILES OSBORNE University of Edinburgh | UK

KEVIN KNIGHT University of Southern California | USA

SEBASTIAN RIEDEL University College London | UK

STEFAN RIEZLER Unversity of Heidelberg | Germany



Please visit our webpage for up to date information: http://lxmls.it.pt/.

To apply, please fill the form in
https://lxmls.wufoo.com/forms/application-form/. Any questions should be
directed to: lxmls-2013 at lx.it.pt.


We are looking forward to your participation!

-- The organizers of LxMLS'2013.

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