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!

A Machine Learning Approach to Galaxy-LSS Classification I: Imprints on Halo Merger Trees

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Speaker
Bryen Irving (Stanford) via zoom

Join us this Friday, May 15th at 3pm exclusively on zoom for the next meeting of the Stats and ML Journal Club. This week, Bryen Irving will lead a discussion on LSS Classification via Merger Trees. See you then! 

Studies in Astronomical Time Series Analysis. V. Bayesian Blocks, a New Method to Analyze Structure in Photon Counting Data

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Speaker
Richie Wang (KIPAC) via zoom

Join us this Friday, May 8thth at 3pm exclusively on zoom for the next meeting of the Stats and ML Journal Club. This week, Richie Wang will lead a discussion on Bayesian Blocks. See you then! 

Finding cosmic voids and filament loops using topological data analysis

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Speaker
Elise Darragh-Ford (KIPAC) via zoom

Join us this Friday, April 24th at 3pm exclusively on zoom for the next meeting of the Stats and ML Journal Club. This week, Elise Darragh-Ford will lead a discussion on cosmic void finding with Topological Data Analysis. See you then!

Title: Finding cosmic voids and filament loops using topological data analysis

Deep Fluids: A Generative Network for Parameterized FluidSimulations

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Speaker
Al Zamora (KIPAC) via zoom

Join us this Friday, April 10th at 3pm exclusively on zoom for the next meeting of the Stats and ML Journal Club. This week, Al Zamora will be leading a discussion on CNNs for Fluid sims. See you all there! 

Sean

Title: Deep Fluids: A Generative Network for Parameterized FluidSimulations