NIPS 2011 Registration Is Open

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/10/2011 - 12:01

NIPS 2011 Registration is now open:

Early registration pricing expires after November 6, 2011

This year the tutorials and conference sessions are being held at the
Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos (Congress Center) in Granada, Spain

The workshops are being held in the Sierra Nevada, just outside Granada.

Program highlights may be found here:

Because the conference is in a new country there have been important
changes. Please read more at this URL:


Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/10/2011 - 11:49

[General Information]

The ACM KDD-2012 organizing committee solicits proposals for workshops
to be held in conjunction with the main conference. Each workshop will
take place on August 12, 2012 (tentatively) and will either be a
full-day or a half-day workshop. The purpose of a workshop is to provide
an excellent opportunity for participants from academia, industry,
government and other related parties to present and discuss novel ideas
on current and emerging topics relevant to knowledge discovery and data

Machine Learning Postdoc position

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/10/2011 - 11:48

Research Area: Low-Rank Matrix Recovery and Approximation, Sparse Coding.

Project Description: Applications are invited for an open Postdoctoral
Research Scientist position at SUNY at Buffalo, Department of
Computer Science and Engineering, in the area of
machine learning. Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in
machine learning or related areas with
outstanding research record and experience. The grant support will be
3 years. Successful candidates will conduct basic research and
interact with the principal investigator, graduate students, and

Research Associate in Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/10/2011 - 11:36

Faculty of Engineering

University of Sheffield - Department of Computer Science

Job Reference Number: UOS003396

Contract Type: Fixed-term for up to 36 months

Salary: Grade 7 £28,251 - £35,788 per annum.

Closing Date: 3 November 2011

Further details and online application:


Researcher Position in Machine Learning for Neuroscience

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/10/2011 - 11:21

Researcher Position in Machine Learning for Neuroscience is available in the Neuroinformatics Laboratory (NiLab) at Fondazione Bruno Kessler

The Neuroinformatics Laboratory (NILab) is a joint initiative between Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) and the Center for Mind and Brain Sciences (CIMeC) of the University of Trento in order to promote interdisciplinary research in cognitive neuroscience. Neuroinformatics stands at the intersection of neuroscience and information science and it provides methods and technologies for managing, analyzing, and modeling neuroimaging data.

[MLNI2011] Call for participation to the "Machine Learning for NeuroImaging Workshop"

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/10/2011 - 11:19

This is to announce the "Machine Learning for Neuroimaging" Workshop that will be held on Nov. 8 and 9, 2011 in Marseille, France.

Xerox - Researcher, Statistical Machine Translation (2 positions)

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/10/2011 - 11:18

The Machine Learning for Document Access and Translation group of the
Xerox Research Centre Europe conducts research in Statistical Machine
Translation and Information Retrieval, Categorization and Clustering
using advanced machine learning methods.

We are opening two positions for researchers with a background in
Statistical Machine Translation to support a combination of internal
and EU-funded projects.

Required experience and qualifications:

- PhD in computer science or computational linguistics with focus on
SMT or statistical NLP.

Postdoctoral scholar position in Machine Learning and Optimization at ETH Zurich

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/10/2011 - 11:17

The newly established Learning and Adaptive Systems group at ETH
Zurich ( ), led by Andreas Krause, has an open
position for a postdoctoral scholar. The project involves large scale
active learning and sequential decision making based on
high-dimensional data, and will be carried out in collaboration with
researchers at the California Institute of Technology.

Applicants should have finished, or be about to finish their Ph.D.
degrees. They must have an exceptional background in machine learning
or optimization. Successful candidates need to have a strong track

PhD student position in statistical machine learning, exploratory data analysis, visualization, and multi-task learning (Helsinki, Finland)

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 17/10/2011 - 11:16

Aalto University School of Science invites applications for a

doctoral student / research assistant

position for a fixed term (initially 1 year, extension possible).
Start date: 14 November 2011 (negotiable).
Application deadline: 31 October 2011, 3pm Finnish local time.

CFC: NIPS workshop on "Cosmology Meets Machine Learning"

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 05/10/2011 - 15:54

Call for Contributions

NIPS 2011 Workshop on
"Cosmology Meets Machine Learning"
Sierra Nevada, Spain, December 16 or 17, 2011.


Submission for contributions is now open.
For more information please visit the meeting webpage.

Join us for an exciting program including invited talks by:

* Prof. Dr. Anthony Tyson, UC Davis
* Prof. Dr. Alexandre Refregier, ETH Zurich
* Prof. Dr. Jean-Luc Starck, CEA Saclay Paris
* Prof. Dr. David Hogg, New York University

Important Dates

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