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J. Mark Souther - Mobilizing History: Reflections on a Decade of Digital Humanities Practice on Two Continents

This event will combine the traditional lecture and a live-recorded interview with the producers of the “Lost in the Stacks” podcast, as Souther reflects on his experience in modeling…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Days ago 4 views 0  

Johannes Schmidt-Hieber - Mathematics for Deep Neural Networks: Energy landscape and open problems (Lecture 5/5)

To derive a theory for gradient descent methods, it is important to have some understanding of the energy landscape. In this lecture, an overview of existing results is given. The second part of the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Weeks ago 17 views 0  

Johannes Schmidt-Hieber - Mathematics for Deep Neural Networks: Statistical theory for deep ReLU networks (Lecture 4/5)

We outline the theory underlying the recent bounds on the estimation risk of deep ReLU networks. In the lecture, we discuss specific properties of the ReLU activation function that relate to skipping…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Weeks ago 11 views 0  

Alan Amling - Launched by Disruption

E-commerce, globalization and urbanization, combined with new technologies and business models, are disrupting industry stalwarts. Today, no company is immune from disruption. How should…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Weeks ago 12 views 0  

Cherie R. Kagan - Designer Colloidal Nanocrystal Materials for Electronic and Optical Applications

Semiconductor and plasmonic nanocrystals are known for their size and shape dependent photo-luminescence and localized surface plasmon resonances, respectively. In this talk, I will describe the use…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 9 views 0  

Johannes Schmidt-Hieber - Mathematics for Deep Neural Networks: Advantages of Additional Layers (Lecture 3/5)

Why are deep networks better than shallow networks? We provide a survey of the existing ideas in the literature. In particular, we discuss localization of deep networks, functions that can be easily…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 15 views 0  

Johannes Schmidt-Hieber - Mathematics for Deep Neural Networks : Theory for shallow networks (Lecture 2/5)

We start with the universal approximation theorem and discuss several proof strategies that provide some insights into functions that can be easily approximated by shallow networks. Based on this, a…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 22 views 0  

Johannes Schmidt-Hieber - Mathematics for Deep Neural Networks (Lecture 1/5)

Lecture 1) Survey on neural network structures and deep learning There are many different types of neural networks that differ in complexity and the data types that can be processed. This lecture…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 37 views 0  

Clifford Pyron - Georgia Ports: What's Next

We will discuss a general global perspective, and then a North America focus on current and future supply chain challenges relative to infrastructure constraints. An overview of omni-channel dynamics…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 16 views 0  

Galyna Livshyts - A Tight Net with Respect to a Random Matrix Norm and Applications to Estimating Singular Values

In this talk we construct a net around the unit sphere with good properties. We show that with exponentially high probability, the value of |Ax| on the sphere can be approximated well using this net,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 6 views 0  

Tuo Zhao - Towards Understanding First Order Algorithms for Nonconvex Optimization in Machine Learning

Stochastic Gradient Descent-type (SGD) algorithms have been widely applied to many non-convex optimization problems in machine learning, e.g., training deep neural networks, variational Bayesian…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 7 views 0  

Éva Tardos - Learning and Efficiency of Outcomes in Games

Selfish behavior can often lead to suboptimal outcome for all participants, a phenomenon illustrated by many classical examples in game theory. Over the last decade we have studied Nash equilibria…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 11 views 0  

Nancey Green Leigh - Rethinking the Warehouse: Urban Space and Economy in an Age of Smart Logistics

Urban logistics automation is collapsing traditional boundaries between storage and delivery, extending the warehouse presence in the built environment. At the same time, the growth of e-commerce…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 36 views 0  

Cuba after Fidel: a Roundtable Discussion

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 1 views 0