[Jul 25th 2019] Learning to Recognize Actions in Videos

Oswald Lanz (FBK) Jul 25, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description In 2015 the first artificial system has been reported to beat human performance on ImageNet visual recognition, with Top-5 error rate below 5%. This has not happened with video yet, for example, the best-ranked entry in the […]

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[Jul 10th 2019] LabMeeting: ClusterNet: Detecting Small Objects in Large Scenes by Exploiting Spatio-Temporal Information

Giorgio Ciano (DIISM, University of Siena) Jul 10, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description Object detection in wide area motion imagery (WAMI) has drawn the attention of the computer vision research community for a number of years. WAMI proposes a number of unique challenges including extremely small object […]

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[Jul 3rd 2019] LabMeeting: A Constraint-based Approach to Learning and Explanation

Gabriele Ciravegna (DIISM, University of Siena) Jul 3, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description In the last few years we have seen a remarkable progress from the cultivation of the idea of expressing the interactions of intelligent agents with the environment by the mathematical notion of constraint. However, […]

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[Jun 26th 2019] LabMeeting: Convolutional Networks with Adaptive Inference Graphs

Pietro Bongini (DIISM, University of Siena) Jun 26, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description Do convolutional networks really need a fixed feed-forward structure? What if, after identifying the high-level concept of an image, a network could move directly to a layer that can distinguish fine-grained differences? Currently, a […]

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[Jun 12th 2019] LabMeeting: Neural Markov logic networks

Giuseppe Marra (DIISM, University of Florence and Siena) Jun 12, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description Markov Logic Networks (MLN) are a very well-known example of statistical relational model. In order to build good models, MLNs ask the user to define in advance a set of first-order logic […]

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[Jun 5th 2019] LabMeeting: Long-Short Term Memories for the identification of helical moieties in proteins

Anna Visibelli (DIISM, University of Siena) Jun 5, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description Nowadays, determining the 3D structure of proteins is one of the most challenging tasks in computational biology, essential for understanding protein functions. Thanks to experimental tests, protein conformations can be mainly determined by the […]

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[May 29th 2019] LabMeeting: Autonomous Network Operation with Graph Neural Networks and Deep Reinforcement Learning

Jose Su├írez-Varela (DIISM, University of Siena) May 29, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description Computer network modeling is a critical component for building future self-driving computer networks, particularly to find optimal configurations that meet the goals set by network administrators. However, existing modeling techniques do not meet the […]

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[May 22nd 2019]: The Growing Curvilinear Component Analysis (GCCA) Neural Network

Giansalvo Cirrincione (University of Picardie Jules Verne (UPJV), Amiens (France) and University of South Pacific (USP), Suva, Fiji) May 22, 2019 – 16:30 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description Big high dimensional data is becoming a challenging field of research. There exist a lot of techniques which infer information. However, because […]

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[May 15th 2019]: An Introduction to Variational Autoencoders

Andrea Panizza (Baker Hughes – General Electric Company) May 15, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description The Variational Autoencoder (VAE) is a not-so-new-anymore Latent Variable Model (Kingma & Welling, 2014), which models the pdf of the inputs, and it is thus able to generate new samples from the […]

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[May 8th 2019]: Atomic simulations of conduction across ion channels

Simone Furini (University of Siena) May 8, 2019 – 11:00 AM DIISM, Artificial Intelligence laboratory (room 201), Siena SI Description Ion channels are membrane proteins that control the fluxes of ions across cell membranes. In order to perform their biological functions, these proteins need to select the different ion species with high accuracy. For instance, […]

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