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a journey through computation

Organizers: Gadi Geiger, Federico Girosi, Alessandro Verri

Date: 14-1 6 Giugno 2007

Location: Oratorio San Filippo, Genova


Third Bioinformatics Meeting on Machine Learning for Microarray Studies of Disease: biomarker selection

Organizers: Annalisa Barla, Cesare Furlanello, Francesca Odone, Alessandro Verri

Date: 15-16 Settembre 2006

Location: Oratorio San Filippo Neri, Genova

This international workshop will focus on the new frontiers of machine learning applied to molecular diagnosis and prognosis, including algorithmic developments and web services for the medical research community.

Trends in Computational Sciences Workshop and Ingrid Daubechies' laurea honoris causa

Organizers: Lorenzo Rosasco, Ernesto De Vito e Alessandro Verri

Date: 28 giugno 2006, h.10.30

Location: Aula Magna dell'Università degli Studi di Genova


  • Steve Smale (Toyota Technological Institute) - "Computation and Learning"
  • Ron DeVore (University of South Carolina) -"The Johnson-Lindenstrauss Lemma and Compressed Sensing"
  • oy Pike (King's College London) - "Can You Hear the Shape of the Vocal Tract?"
  • Ingrid Daubechies (Princeton University) - "Ultra-fast Algorithm for Sparse Data"
  • Tomaso Poggio (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) - "Can a Theory of the Visual Cortex Predict How People See?"

Nell'ambito del workshop sarà conferita la laurea honoris causain Informatica a Ingrid Daubechies. [more]


Second Workshop on "Analytic Methods for Learning Theory:Learning, Regularization and Approximation"

Organizers: Lorenzo Rosasco, Ernesto De Vito e Alessandro Verri

Date: 21 Giugno 2006

Location: Aula conferenze del Dipartimento di Informatica e Scienze dell'Informazione - Università degli Studi di Genova


Questa seconda giornata di studi è dedicata allo studio di problemi legati all'apprendimento computazionale con particolare enfasi alle connessioni con la teoria della regolarizzazione per problemi mal posti e la teoria dell'approssimazione. [more]

Analytic methods for learning theory Workshop and Steve Smale's Laurea honoris causa

Date: 30 October 2004

Location: Aula Magna dell'Università degli Studi di Genova

Steve Smale, Fields Medal in 1966, has been conferred a Laurea honoris causa in computer science. His Lectio magistralis, titled "Some new developments in learning theory", has preluded the workshop on learning theory organized by DISI and MIT with the contribution of ISICT.


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