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Special event:COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE DAY

Janet Hales janet at dcs.rhbnc.ac.uk
Thu Jul 9 07:32:43 EST 1998


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Wednesday 9 September 1998
COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING LEARNABLE
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A one day research seminar

Computer Learning Research Centre, Department of Computer Science 
Royal Holloway, University of London, 30th anniversary year (1997-98) 

The fourth of a series of one-day colloquia organised by the research
groups in the Department. The programme includes invited lectures on key
research topics in this rapidly developing field with the main themes of
Machine Learning and Inductive Inference. Speakers include Jorma
Rissanen, Ray Solomonoff, Vladimir Vapnik, Chris Wallace and Alexei
Chervonenkis.  The occasion will also mark the foundation of the
Computer Learning Research Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Speakers:

Professor Jorma Rissanen, Almaden Research Center, IBM Research
Division, San Jose, CA, U.S.A:
STOCHASTIC COMPLEXITY (provisional title)

Professor Ray Solomonoff, Oxbridge Research Inc, Cambridge, Mass, U.S.A.:
HOW TO TEACH A MACHINE

Professor Vladimir Vapnik, AT&T Labs - Research, U.S.A. and Professor of
Computer Science and Statistics, Royal Holloway, University of London:
LEARNING THEORY AND PROBLEMS OF STATISTICS

Professor Chris Wallace, Univ of Monash, Victoria, Australia: and
Visiting Professor in the Dept of Computer Science, Royal Holloway,
University of London:
BREVITY IS THE SOUL OF SCIENCE

Professor Alexei Chervonenkis, Institute of Control Sciences, Moscow:
THE HISTORY OF THE SUPPORT VECTOR METHOD

Provisional Programme:

10.30 am Coffee and Welcome - Alex Gammerman, Head of Department
Morning: Theme - MACHINE LEARNING
11.00 am Vladimir Vapnik
11.50 am Alexei Chervonenkis
12.40 pm Lunch
Afternoon: Theme - INDUCTIVE INFERENCE
2.10 pm Jorma Rissanen
3.00 pm Chris Wallace
3.50 pm Tea
4.40 pm Ray Solomonoff
5.30 pm Close

All welcome - advance booking essential - for further information and to
book a place please contact Janet Hales:

Janet Hales, Departmental Events Co-ordinator
Dept of Computer Science
Royal Holloway
University of London
Tel 01784 443432
Fax 01784 439786
Email: J.Hales at dcs.rhbnc.ac.uk

Location maps, info etc.: http://www.cs.rhbnc.ac.uk/location/

Further information is also available from: 
http://www.dcs.rhbnc.ac.uk/events/compintday.shtml



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