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LxMLS2017 - 7th Lisbon Machine Learning School


on 20-07-2017

... LxMLS 2017 will take place July 20-27 at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), a leading Engineering and Science school in Portugal. It is organized jointly by IST, the Instituto de Telecomunicações, the Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa (INESC-ID), Unbabel, and Priberam Labs.
Click here for information about past editions (LxMLS 2011, LxMLS 2012, LxMLS 2013, LxMLS 2014, LxMLS 2015, LxMLS 2016) and to watch the videos of the lectures (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014).
Our target audience is:
Researchers and graduate students in the fields of NLP and Computational Linguistics;
Computer scientists who have interests in statistics and machine learning;
Industry practitioners who desire a more in depth understanding of these subjects.
Features of LxMLS:
No deep previous knowledge of ML or NLP is required, but the attendants are assumed to have at least some basic background on probabilities and programming;
Recommended reading is provided one month in advance, see the labs guide of 2016 as reference;
Includes a strong practical component;
A day zero is scheduled to review basic concepts and introduce the necessary tools for implementation exercises;
Days will be divided into tutorials and practical sessions (see schedule);
Both basic (e.g linear classifiers) and advanced topics (e.g. deep learning) will be covered;
Instructors are leading researchers in machine learning. More Information..

26th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres


on 13-09-2017

... On behalf of the International Cooperative of Plastic Optical Fibers (ICPOF) we  are pleased  to announce the 26th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres, POF2017, to be held at the picturesque city of Aveiro, Portugal, from 13 to 15 of September. The conference is the leading event in POF research, application and industrial activities, where scientists and engineers from both academia and industry will have an opportunity to exchange ideas, share new achievements and discuss the latest R&D results.
We are looking forward to welcome the POF community and our friends from all over the world. More Information..