Keynote Speakers

Christopher M. Bishop Christopher M. Bishop

Model-Based Machine Learning

Microsoft Research Cambridge and
University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Research Interest: Machine learning, pattern recognition, probabilistic inference, and applications.

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Kevin N. Gurney Kevin N. Gurney

Deciding what to do next: Models of action selection in the basal ganglia at multiple levels of description.

University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Research Interest: Computational neuroscience at multiple levels of description, focusing on the role of basal ganglia in action selection and action discovery, gaze control and attention.

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Barbara Hammer Barbara Hammer

Metric learning and model interpretability

Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany

Research Interest: Computational intelligence, neural computation, hybrid systems, self-organization, data visualization, bioinformatics, learning theory.

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Yann LeCun Yann LeCun

Deep Learning and the Neural Net Renaissance

New York University, New York, United States

Research Interest: Machine learning, computer vision, mobile robotics, and digital libraries.

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Jun Tani Jun Tani

Self-Organization and Compositionality in Cognitive Brains: A Neuro-Robotics Study

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

Research Interest: Humanoid robots, cognitive neuroscience, nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and phenomenology.

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Paul F.M.J. Verschure Paul F.M.J. Verschure

From Reflex to Goals: The Distributed Adaptive Control Theory of Mind, Brain and Behaviour

Catalan Institut for Advanced Research Studies and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

Research Interest: Biologically constrained models of perception, learning, behavior, and problem solving that are applied to wheeled and flying robots, interactive spaces and avatars.

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