[Feb 20th 2019] Increasing machine autonomy and ethics

Guglielmo Tamburrini, Università di Napoli Federico II. Feb 20, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description The rise of increasingly autonomous AI and robotic systems is bringing about a variety of novel and impending ethical issues. These include the issue whether certain forms of machine autonomy are morally admissible, […]

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[Feb 20th 2019] Explaining the behavior of learning classification systems: a model agnostic approach

Roberto Prevete, Università di Napoli Federico II. Feb 20, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description It is difficult to reconstruct and exhaustively explain the decisions/behaviors of current autonomous or semi-autonomous systems based on Machine Learning techniques. This characteristic is due to the fact that they usually do not […]

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[Jan 30th 2019] Designing non-parametric activation functions: recent advances

Simone Scardapane and Aurelio Uncini (Università Sapienza) Jan 30, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description Recently, the design of flexible nonlinearities has become an important line of research in the deep learning community. In the first part of the talk we will review how to tackle this problem, […]

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[Jan 23rd 2019] LabMeeting: Invertible conditional GANs

Lisa Graziani (DIISM, University of Siena) Jan 23, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) allow to generate images and are used in a variety of applications, as image synthesis, semantic image editing, style transfer, image super-resolution, image transformation and classification. Relevant extensions of GANs […]

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[Jan 16th 2019] LabMeeting: Study of potential impact of copy number alterations of MAPK15 in High Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer

Giorgia Giacomini (DIISM, University of Siena) Jan 16, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description A powerful way to discover key genes playing causal roles in oncogenesis is to identify genomic regions that undergo frequent alteration in human cancers. Copy Number Alterations (CNAs) are structural rearrangements involving DNA segments, […]

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ACDL Summer School 2019

July 15-19, 2019 The workshop is organized the 20th of July 2019 in conjunction with the 2nd Advanced Course on Data Science & Machine Learning at Certosa di Pontignano, Siena – Tuscany, Italy https://acdl2019.icas.xyz. GNN Workshop 2019

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[Jan 9th 2019] LabMeeting: Automatic prediction of druggability for protein surface pockets

Pietro Bongini (DIISM, University of Siena) Jan 09, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description Drug discovery is a flourishing field of research with the goal of improving human health. Even though, in the last two decades, a massive amount of informatics has been introduced in this field, providing […]

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[Dec 17th 2018] Deep Graph Infomax

Pietro Liò (University of Cambridge) Dec 17, 2018 – 2:30 PM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description We present Deep Graph Infomax (DGI), a general approach for learning node representations within graph-structured data in an unsupervised manner. DGI relies on maximizing mutual information between patch representations and corresponding high-level summaries of graphs—both […]

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