KIPAC Stats & ML Journal Club

Normalizing Flows for Probabilistic Modeling and Inference

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Speaker
Sebastian Wagner-Carena (KIPAC) via zoom

 

Join us this Friday, July 17th at 3pm exclusively on zoom for the next meeting of the Stats and ML Journal Club. This week, Sebastian Wagner-Carena will lead a discussion on Normalizing flows, a popular new technique for doing variational inference with NNs. See you then!

A new approach to observational cosmology using the scattering transform

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Speaker
Elise Darragh-Ford (KIPAC) via zoom

Join us this Friday, July 10th at 3pm exclusively on zoom for the first meeting of the Stats and ML Journal Club for the quarter. This week, Elise Darragh-Ford will lead a discussion on Scattering transforms for cosmology, a promising alternative to direct machine learning. See you then! 

GalaxyNet: Connecting galaxies and dark matter haloes with deepneural networks and reinforcement learning in large volumes

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Speaker
Sean McLaughlin (Stanford) via zoom

Join us this Friday, June 5th at 3pm exclusively on zoom for the final meeting of the Stats and ML Journal Club for the quarter. This week, I (Sean McLaughlin) will lead a discussion on GalaxyNet, a new approach to modeling galaxy occupation. See you then!