ICANN 2018 Best Paper Award - Implementing Neural Turing Machines

Best-Paper Award for our Publication “Implementing Neural Turing Machines” at the 27th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks

We received the best-paper award at the 27th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2018) for our paper Implementing Neural Turing Machines. Our student, and co-author of the paper, Mark Collier was at ICANN to present our work about implementing a Neural Turing Machine. Neural Turing Machines (NTMs) are an instance Read more…

Screenshot of the Homepage of the 1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Algorithm Selection and Meta-Learning in Information Retrieval (AMIR)

Proposal for the 1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Algorithm Selection and Meta-Learning in Information Retrieval (AMIR)

Lars Kotthoff and I have applied to organize the 1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Algorithm Selection and Meta-Learning in Information Retrieval (AMIR) at the 41st European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR). Let’s cross fingers and hope it will get accepted. In the following, you find the proposal (also available on ResearchGate as PDF). Read more…

Trinity College Dublin seeks to hire a Professor (Chair) in Intelligent Systems

The University of Dublin, Trinity College, invites applications for the position of Professor of Intelligent Systems. The successful candidate will provide strong academic leadership in research, teaching and supervision. The Professor will strengthen the strategic research areas of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Content in the School of Computer Science and Read more…

ParsRec: Meta-Learning Recommendations for Bibliographic Reference Parsing (Pre-Print)

We are delighted to announce that our poster “ParsRec: Meta-Learning Recommendations for Bibliographic Reference Parsing” has been accepted at the 12th ACM Recommender Systems Conference (RecSys) for presentation in Vancouver, Canada. The pre-print is available on arXiv, and here in our blog: Abstract Bibliographic reference parsers extract metadata (e.g. author names, Read more…

A Stable Neural-Turing-Machine (NTM) Implementation (Source Code and Pre-Print)

Update 2018-10-20: Official publication available at SpringerLink Update: 2018-10-06: Our paper received the best-paper award at ICANN.   We have released an open source implementation of a Neural Turing Machine for TensorFlow, and published on arXiv the corresponding paper which we will present at ICANN 2018. Neural Turing Machines are notoriously difficult Read more…

Jobs & Internships

Demonstrators For next year’s Machine Learning module (beginning September 2019), we might be hiring one or two postgraduate students as demonstrators, who will help us in designing and checking coursework, i.e. programming assignments. If you have experience in machine learning, including machine learning frameworks such as scikit-learn, please contact us. Go Read more…