Conference Program

October 5

7:30 – 8:30
Registration
8:30 – 8:40
Prof. Elena Bunina
Russia, Yandex, Yandex School of Data Analysis and Moscow State University
Welcome & Keynote Address
Prof. Ilya Muchnik
USA, Rutgers University (NJ),
and Russia, Yandex School of Data Analysis

Session I

Chair Sc.D. Anatoli Michalski, Russia
V. A. Trapeznikov Institute of Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

Deep Learning

8:40 – 9:20
Prof. Lior Wolf
Israel, Blavatnik School of Computer Science at Tel Aviv University
9:20 – 10:00
Dr. Li Deng
USA, Microsoft Research
 
10:00 – 10:15
Break
 
10:15 – 10:55
Prof. John Shawe-Taylor
UK, Centre for Computation Statistics and Machine Learning at University College London
10:55 – 11:35
Prof. Pierre Baldi
USA, Department of Computer Science, Center for Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems, and Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics at University of California, Irvine
 
11:35 – 11:50
Break
 

Sublinearity

11:50 – 12:10
Prof. Artur Czumaj
UK, Centre for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications (DIMAP), University of Warwick
 

Generalizations

12:10 – 12:30
Sc.D. Anatoli Michalski
Russia, V. A. Trapeznikov Institute of Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
12:30 – 12:50
Dr. Varvara Tsurko
Russia, V. A. Trapeznikov Institute of Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
 
12:50 – 13:40
Lunch
 

Session II

Chair Arkady Borkovsky, USA
Yandex

Causality

13:40 – 14:00
Vyacheslav Teterin
Russia, The Computer Training Center «Specialist», Yandex School of Data Analysis
14:00 – 14:40
Prof. Bernhard Schölkopf
Germany, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

Quantum Learning

14:40 – 15:00
Dr. Dominik Janzing
Germany, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems
 
15:00 – 15:15
Break
 
15:15 – 15:35
Dr. Peter Wittek
Spain, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona

Submodularity and Learning

15:35 – 16:15
Prof. Francis Bach
France, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris
16:15 – 16:35
Prof. Andreas Krause
Switzerland, ETH Zürich
16:35 – 16:40
Dr. Tomas Werner, Czech Republic, Czech Technical University
Prof. Michail Schlesinger, Ukraine, International Research and Training Centre of Information Technologies and Systems, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Cybernetica Centre
 
16:40 – 16:50
Break
 

Clustering and Sparsity

16:50 – 17:10
Prof. Boris Mirkin
Russia, National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, UK, Birkbeck University of London
17:10 – 17:30
Ilya Trofimov
Russia, Yandex Data Factory
17:30 – 17:35
Zachary Chase Lipton
ML scientist, Amazon, University of California, San Diego, USA
17:35 – 17:55
Dr. Mikhail Bilenko
USA, Microsoft
 
17:55 – 18:05
Break
 
18:05 – 20:35
Discussion "Deep Learning". Moderator Dr. Li Deng
(expected participants: Pierre Baldi, John Shawe-Taylor, Nathan Intrator, Alexandre Klementiev, Dmitrij Schlesinger and others)
 

October 6

Session III

Chair Dr. Andrey Ustyuzhanin, Russia
Yandex, Yandex School of Data Analysis

Particular Problems

9:00 – 9:20
Dr. Timothy Hospedales
UK, School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London
9:20 – 9:40
Prof. Sándor Darányi
Sweden, Högskolan i Borås, Swedish School of Library and Information Science
9:40 – 10:20
Prof. Nathan Intrator
Israel, Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Sagol School of Neuroscience
 
10:20 – 10:35
Break
 

Generalizations and Physics

10:35 – 10:55
Boris Belyaev
Russia, Yandex
10:55 – 11:00
Gleb Turkanov
Russia, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
11:00 – 11:05
Dr. Andrey Ustyuzhanin
Yandex, Yandex School of Data Analysis
11:05 – 11:10
Tatiana Likhomanenko
Russia, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Yandex Data Factory
Dr. Andrey Ustyuzhanin
Russia, Yandex, Yandex School of Data Analysis

Applications

11:10 – 11:15
Dr. Pedro J. Ballester
France, Cancer Research Centre of Marseille
11:15 – 11:20
Assoc. Prof. Halil İbrahim Erdal, Dr. Aykut Ekinci
Turkey, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency, F. A. Hayek Visiting Scholar, George Mason University
11:20 – 11:25
Dr. Andreas Karathanasopoulos
Associate Professor: American University of Beirut
11:25 – 11:30
Prof. Marius Kloft
Germany, Humboldt University of Berlin Department of Computer Science
11:30 – 11:35
Dr. Andrey Mishchenko
Russia, Yandex
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Bots Filtering in Crowd-Sourcing
11:35 – 11:40
Dr. Michael Roizner
Russia, Yandex
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Yandex Recommender System
11:40 – 11:45
Denis Elshin, Daria Gubar
Russia, Yandex
11:45 – 11:50
Boris Okun
Russia, Yandex
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Expansion of Video Categories Through Link and Users Graphs
11:50 – 11:55
Anton Slesarev
Russia, Yandex
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Deep Neural Networks for Fast Object Detection
 
11:55 – 12:10
Break
 
12:10 – 12:30
Michael Levin
Russia, Yandex Data Factory, Yandex

A New View on Fundamental Problems

12:30 – 12:50
Dr. Dmitrij Schlesinger
Germany, Dresden University of Technology
12:50 – 13:10
Andrey Gulin
Russia, Yandex
 
13:10 – 14:00
Lunch
 

Session IV

Chair Prof. Alexander Gammerman, UK
Royal Holloway, University of London
14:00 – 15:20
Prof. Vladimir Vapnik
USA, Columbia University, Facebook
 
15:20 – 15:35
Break
 
15:35 – 19:00
Social program
 
19:00
Banquet
 

October 7

Session V

Chair Dr. Evgeny Burnaev, Russia
Institute for Information Transmission Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences

Machine Learning Foundations

9:00 – 9:40
Prof. Vladimir Vovk
UK, Royal Holloway, University of London
9:40 – 10:20
Prof. Michail Schlesinger, Evgeniy Vodolazskiy
Ukraine, International Research and Training Centre of Information Technologies and Systems, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Cybernetica Centre
 
10:20 – 10:35
Break
 
10:35 – 10:40
Ilya Tolstikhin
Germany, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Department of Empirical Inference
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Global and Local Complexity Measures for Transductive Learning
10:40 – 10:45
Prof. Igor Kononenko
Slovenia, Laboratory for Cognitive Modeling University of Ljubljana
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Explaining Predictions of Arbitrary Model with Feature Contributions
10:45 – 11:05
Dr. Rauf Izmailov
USA, Vencore Labs
Prof. Vladimir Vapnik
USA, Columbia University, Facebook

Combinatorics

11:05 – 11:25
Prof. Vadim E. Levit
Israel, Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, Ariel University
11:25 – 11:45
Prof. Michael Khachay
Russia, Krasovsky Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg

Text Analysis and Understanding

11:45 – 11:50
Dmytro Prylipko
Germany, Yandex
11:50 – 11:55
Anton Bakhtin
Russia, Yandex
11:55 – 12:00
Anna Potapenko
Russia, Yandex School of Data Analysys
Prof. Konstantin Vorontsov
Russia, Yandex
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Linguistic Regularization of Topic Models
 
12:00 – 12:15
Break
 
12:15 – 12:55
Prof. Jordan Boyd-Graber
USA, University of Colorado
12:55 – 13:15
Dr. Alexandre Klementiev
Germany, Amazon
13:15 – 14:05
Lunch

Session VI

Chair Dr. Uri Degen, Israеl
TSG IT Advanced Systems Ltd.
14:05 – 14:45
Prof. Konstantin Vorontsov
Russia, Yandex

Applications

14:45 – 15:25
Dr. Uri Degen, Dr. Leonid Shvartser, Prof. Igor Korotayev, Dr. Rima Gandlin, Alexander Knafel
Israеl, TSG IT Advanced Systems Ltd.
15:25 – 15:45
Dr. Uri Degen, Dr. Leonid Shvartser, Shmuel Teppler
Israеl, TSG IT Advanced Systems Ltd.
15:45 – 16:25
Prof. Alexander Gammerman
UK, Royal Holloway, University of London
 
16:25 – 16:40
Break
 
16:40 – 17:00
Dr. Leonid Shvartser
Israеl, TSG Advanced Systems Ltd
Michael Markov
USA, MPI International Inc
Dr. Olga Krasotkina
Russia, Moscow State University
Prof. Vadim Mottl'
Russia, Computing Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences
17:00 – 17:05
Maxim Ryabinskiy, Dr. Dmitriy Finikov
Russia, Yandex.Terra
17:05 – 17:25
Maxim Ryabinskiy, Dr. Dmitriy Finikov, Dr. Nikita Zelinsky
Russia, Yandex.Terra
17:25 – 17:30
Artem Babenko
Russia, Yandex
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Deep Learning for Image Retrieval
17:30 – 17:35
Dmitry Krivokon, Alexey Gorodilov
Russia, Yandex
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Query Model for Image Search based on User Clicks and NN Features

Current Methodological Progress

17:35 – 17:40
Dr. Evgeny Burnaev
Russia, Institute for Information Transmission Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences
Prof. Vladimir Vovk
UK, Royal Holloway, University of London
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Conformalized Kernel Ridge Regression and Its Efficiency
17:40 – 17:45
Prof. Alex Bernshtein, A.P. Kuleshov, Yu.A. Yanovich
Russia, National Research University Higher School of Economics
17:45 – 17:50
Prof. Dmitry Vetrov
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Yandex School of Data Analysis, Skoltech
Alexander Novikov, Dmitry Podoprikhin
Skoltech
Anton Osokin
INRIA - SIERRA project-team
Flash Presentation with slides for the Poster:
Tensor perspective of deep neural networks
 
17:50 – 18:00
Break
 
18:00 – 20:00
Discussion "What Learning Problem is About: Brute Force and Intelligent Paradigms of Learning".
Moderator: Vladimir Vapnik
(expected participants: Konstantin Vorontsov, Anatoli Michalski, Vladimir Vovk, Bernhard Schölkopf, Varvara Tsurko, Andrey Ustyuzhanin and others).
20:00 – 20:30
Arkady Volozh
Russia, Yandex
Prof. Elena Bunina
Russia, Yandex, Yandex School of Data Analysis and Moscow State University
Closing Remarks
 

October 8

9:00 – 15:00
15:00
Conference closes. Networking