Call For Papers: ICLR 2015

3rd International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR2015)

Website: Submission deadline: December 19, 2014 Location: Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, May 7-9, 2015


It is well understood that the performance of machine learning methods is heavily dependent on the choice of data representation (or features) on which they are applied. The rapidly developing field of representation learning is concerned [...]

Andrew Ng is hired by Baidu

Andrew Ng who is one of the co-founder of Coursera, an ex-employee of Google, professor at University of Stanford and an important contributor for machine learning has just been hired by Baidu[1,2,3]. Andrew Ng is going to take on the role of Chief Scientist at Baidu in Silicon Valley. Adam Coates, previously a PhD and Postdoc student [...]

An Article about History of Deep Learning

Wired has just published a new article about brief history of deep learning and the role of Hinton on development of the deep learning field. The article also mentions about CIFAR and the contribution of its member to [...]

Facebook Hires Yann Lecun

Facebook decided to hire prominent NYU professor Yann LeCun as the new director of their AI lab. Yann LeCun will still be a part time professor at NYU at newly established Data Science Institute. Another NYU professor Rob Fergus will also join the Facebook AI team. Mark Zuckerberg officially announced that they hired Yann LeCun at [...]

ICLR 2014

2nd International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR2014) will take place in Banff, Canada, April 14-16 2014.

The same open reviewing process that is pioneered with ICLR 2013 is going to be used. The process was highly praised by authors and reviewers alike last year (see David Soergel’s presentation at the ICML2013 workshop on peer reviewing and publishing models)

The Call for [...]

Facebook is setting up a deep learning team

According to MIT Tech Review, Facebook is going to get into the deep learning band wagon as well in order to do semantic analysis on the facebook posts using deep [...]

What is deep learning and why should we care about it?

Another article about deep learning has been published, this time at Forbes. The article is discussing why business should care about [...]

Deep Learning Videos from NIPS 2012

Yann LeCun posted links for the NIPS 2012 deep learning related talks. You can reach his post [...]

Baidu will establish an Institute of Deep Learning

The Chinese Internet company will set up its Institute of Deep Learning later this year to focus its research on developing and enhancing its current web services via deep learning techniques. Source: ZD-Net Emerging [...]

First International Conference on Learning Representations(ICLR 2013)

ICLR 2013 in conjunction with AISTATS 2013, Scottsdale, Arizona, May 2nd-4th 2013

Submission deadline: January 15th 2013

One can submit a short-workshop like paper (not considered a publication) or a longer paper considered for publication in the ICLR proceedings or in a JMLR special issue. A novel reviewing and publication model is introduced, based on open reviews, and [...]