Pump-Priming and Brokerage of Expertise Day

Within the PASCAL Symposium
29 January 2008, Golf Hotel, Bled, Slovenia


Preliminary schedule (as of January 23, 2008)

Pump Priming Sessions
8:45-9:10 Ido Dagan Textual Entailment
9:10-9:35 Alexander Clark Languages as Hyperplanes: Grammatical Inference with String Kernels
9:35-10:00 Wray Buntine Semantic Information Extraction
10:00-10:25 José Oncina Learning Stochastic Edit Distances from Structured Data: Application in Music Retrieval
Coffee break
10:45-11:10 Neil Lawrence Human Motion Modelling through Dimensional Reduction with Gaussian Processes
11:10-11:35 Daniel Gatica-Perez Classifying Visual Scenes with Affine Invariant Regions and Text Retrieval Methods
11:35-12:00 Rod Murray-Smith Dynamics and Interaction in BCI and Music Spaces
12:00-12:25 Kai Puolamäki Methods for Fusing Eye Movements and Text Content for Information Retrieval
Lunch break
14:00-14:25 Peter Auer Online Reinforcement Learning
14:25-14:50 Massi Pontil Techniques for Learning Multiple Related Tasks
14:50-15:15 Blaz Fortuna Large Scale Multilingual and Multimodal Integration
15:15-15:40 Peter Grünwald and Petri Myllymäki Similarity Analysis by Data Compression
15:40-16:05 Joseph Keshet Large Margin Algorithms and Kernel Methods for Speech Recognition
Coffee break
Brokerage of Expertise Sessions
16:30-16:50 Nello Cristianini Outreach demos: targeting the general public with web applications
16:50-17:10 Bettina Berendt Why and how is this a related document?
17:10-17:30 Peter Bentley Popularising the science and researchers of PASCAL
17:30-17:50 Mitja Jermol PASCAL virtual learning space
17:50-18:10 Jure Ferlez Text mining for semantically enabled social browsing
18:10-18:30 Bostjan Pajntar Dynamic Network and Content Visualization of Log Files