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Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Neural Networks and Machine Learning

July - December 1997

Organisers: C M Bishop (Aston), D Haussler (UCSC), G E Hinton (Toronto), M Niranjan (Cambridge), L G Valiant (Harvard)

A Newton Institute Themed Week


6 - 10 October 1997

Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, U.K.

Organisers: A Blake (Oxford), D Mumford (Harvard), A Yuille (Smith-Kettlewell), C M Bishop (Aston)

Provisional programme

Monday 6 October

11:00 David Mumford Overview

11:30 Don Geman Visual Selection and Face Detection

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Edwin Hancock Vision Experiments with the EM Algorithm

16:00 Cancelled

Tuesday 7 October

11:00 David Mumford Stochastic Models for Generic Images aka background/clutter

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Aaron Bobick Learning Appearances in Action Recognition (and when not to)

16:00 Richard Szeliski Bayesian Approach to Stereo Matching

Wednesday 8 October

11:00 Norberto Grzywacz Unsupervised Learning Mechanisms in Biological Low-Level Vision

12:30 lunch

14:00 Norberto Grzywacz Learning Mechanisms in Biological Low-Level Vision

16:00 Bartlett Mel Learning in Receptive-Field-Based Visual Recognition Systems

Thursday 9 October

11:00 Alan Yuille Detecting Shapes using Deformable Templates

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Andrew Blake Learning visual motion

16:00 Basilidis Gidas Learning Gibbs Distributions via A Kinetic Energy Process

Friday 10 October

a.m Informal discussion: D Mumford and A Yuille

12:30 Lunch and close

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