Can the dramatic recent progress in machine learning lead to
conceptual advances in the social sciences and humanities? Although
we have access to social and cultural datasets of unprecedented
November 07, 2019 | 9:00am - November 08, 2019 | 6:00am
This 2-day workshop at the Institute for Advanced Study focused
on research at the intersection of reinforcement learning, control
and optimization. When collecting data to solve real-life and
real-time problems in dynamic environments, a host of...
This invitation-only workshop brought together experts in
machine learning and social scientists in an effort to reflect on
the social and ethical challenges of producing machine learning and
using it "in the wild." Topics included the social and...
October 15, 2019 | 9:00am - October 18, 2019 | 6:00am
The event was live-streamed.
The workshop was organized by Sanjeev Arora (IAS/Princeton
University), Joan Bruna (IAS/NYU), Rong Ge (IAS/Duke), Suriya
Gunasekar(IAS/Toyota Technical Institute), Jason Lee (IAS/USC), Bin
March 04, 2019 | 10:00am - March 08, 2019 | 12:00pm
March 4-8, 2019
The workshop covered more broadly current developments in
several different geometric variational problems and their
applications. Topics included harmonic maps, Willmore surfaces,
Yamabe-type problems, geometric measure...