ICML (International Conference of Machine Learning) is one of the largest machine learning conferences. It features cutting-edge research on deep learning, reinforcement learning, and other machine learning areas. The 2019 conference is held June 10 -June 15 in Long Beach, California. This year's conference has accepted total 774 papers (out of 3424 submissions, with 22.6% acceptance rate). We will review the highlight of these papers, and understand the hot research areas and trends in 2019.
We will discuss the following questions:
1. What are the major themes in deep learning this year?
3. What are the major themes in reinforcement learning this year?
4. Other trends to watch out
Papers to read:
ICML 2019 accepted Papers https://icml.cc/Conferences/2019/Schedule?type=Oral
Papers in different tracks: https://icml.cc/Conferences/2019/ScheduleMultitrack?text=&session=&day=2019-06-11&event_type=
This is part of weekly reading series. We come together to discuss the cutting-edge AI topics and papers. One paper is selected each week as the major discussion topic. The meeting is a mixture of presentation and white boarding, with group discussion and participation. Bring your questions and get answered. Socialize with other like-minded people.
6:30-7pm Meet and greet
7-8pm Group discussion
8-8:30 Additional social