UT Data Mining Research Group

[ Meeting Schedule | Members | Proposed Readings | Previous Discussions | Subscribe to Email List ]

Spring 2009 Meeting Time

Back to Top

Scheduled Meetings

2/10/2009 3PM ACES 2.402 TBD

* Future meetings subject to rearrangement.
* Please send in suggestions for new papers to discuss, or vote for a paper from the currently proposed papers.

Past Meetings

11/5/2008 1PM ACES 2.402 Tutorial on Structured Prediction
Suggested readings:
  • I. Tsochantaridis, T. Joachims, T. Hofmann, and Y. Altun
    Large Margin Methods for Structured and Interdependent Output Variables, JMLR, 6(Sep):1453-1484, 2005
  • T. Joachims, T. Finley and Chun-Nam Yu
    Cutting-Plane Training of Structural SVMs, Machine Learning, to appear.
  • B. Taskar, V. Chatalbashev, D. Koller and C. Guestrin
    Learning Structured Prediction Models: A Large Margin Approach, ICML, 2005
  • B. Taskar, S. Lacoste-Julien, and M. Jordan
    Structured Prediction, Dual Extragradient and Bregman Projections, JMLR, Special Topic on Machine Learning and Large Scale Optimization
  • 11/12/2008 1PM ACES 2.402
    9/24/2008 1PM ACES 2.402 Tutorial on Graphical models and variational methods: Message-passing and relaxations
    Suggested readings:
  • Martin J. Wainwright and Michael I. Jordan
    Graphical models, exponential families, and variational inference Sections 1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4.1, 2.5, 2.6, 3
  • Christopher Bishop
    Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Chapter 8
  • 10/1/2008 1PM ACES 2.402
    10/8/2008 1PM PAI 3.14
    09/10/2008 1PM ACES 6.336 Shai Shalev-Shwartz and Nathan Srebro
    SVM Optimization: Inverse Dependence on Training Set Size, ICML, 2008

    * For older discussions, see Previous Discussions


    Back to Top




    Previous Members

    Proposed Readings

    Back to Top


    NIPS 2008


    ICML 2008

    ICML 2007

    NIPS 2007 (with video)



    If you find a certain paper interesting and would like to recommend reading, please feel free to let us know during the meeting or e-mail Prateek Jain.

    Subscribe to Email List

    Back to Top
    Google Groups
    Subscribe to UT Data Mining
    Visit this group