2021
 EECS RESEARCH STUDENTS SYMPOSIUM – 2021
March 7th8th
2020
 EECS RESEARCH STUDENTS SYMPOSIUM – 2020
July 10th12th  Linked In – MSR – IISc Workshop on Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics in Machine Learning
Jan 9th10th
Venue: Satish Dhawan Auditorium, IISc
2019

October 25th, 2019
Venue: J N Tata Auditorium, IISc  Third Workshop on Brain, Computation and Learning
June 24th29th
Venue: Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science  IISc AI Day, 2019
March 13, 2019
Venue: Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science
2018
 IBM ResearchIISc Workshop on Knowledge and Learning
Partha Talukdar, Sreyash Kenkre
March 7, 2018
Venue: CDS 102  Workshop on Brain, Computation, and Learning
January 8 – 12, 2018
Venue: Faculty Hall, IISc  Generating Syntactic Adversaries with Controlled Paraphrasing
Mohit Iyyer (AI2 => UMass: https://www.cs.umd.edu/~miyyer/)
Friday, January 5, 2018
Time: 1 PM
CDS 102
 Explaining and Interpreting Word Representations
Danish Pruthi, CMU
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 1 PM
CDS 102
2017
 Morphology of a Word [Slides]
Manaal Faruqui (Google Research)
Friday, Dec 22, 2017
Time: 10 AM
CDS 102  The Extremes of Machine Learning: From ML with 83 million labels to ML in 2 KB RAM
Manik Varma (MSR India)
Thursday, Oct 24, 2017
Time: 10 AM
CDS 102  Knowledge Representation And Reasoning With Deep Neural Networks
Arvind Neelakantan (UMass Amherst/Google Brain) [slides]
Friday, Oct 13, 2017
Time: 3 PM
CDS 102  Entropyregularized Attention Models in Text Analysis
Prof. Soumen Chakrabarti (IIT Bombay)
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017
Time: 5PM
CDS 102  Surveillance Model Development: A Case Study
Mayur Thakur and Sreenath Maikkara (Goldman Sachs)
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Time: 1PM – 2PM
CDS / SERC 102  Leveraging Propagation for Data Mining: Models, Algorithms and Applications
Prof. B. Aditya Prakash (Virginia Tech)
Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017
Time: 1PM – 2PM
CDS / SERC 102
2016
 Linearized and SinglePass Belief Propagation
Wolfgang Gatterbauer (CMU, USA)
Thursday, Sep 15, 2016
Time: 1PM – 2PM
CDS / SERC 102  Learning with Complex Performance Metrics [Slides]
Nagarajan Natarajan (Microsoft Research, India)
Monday, Aug 1, 2016
Time: 1PM – 2PM
CDS / SERC 102  Point Processes For Social Networks
P.K. Srijith (CSA, IISc)
Wednseday, July 27, 2016
Time: 1PM – 2PM
CDS / SERC 102  Opinion: Mining Wikipedia Revisions for Automatic Grammatical Error Correction and Feedback
Nitin Madnani (ETS)
Monday, May 2, 2016
Time: 1PM – 2PM
SERC 102  Opinion: Learning in Markov Decision Problems
Prof. Peter Bartlett (UC Berkeley)
Monday, March 21, 2016
Time: 11AM – 12PM
CSA 254  Opinion: What are Subjectivity, Sentiment, and Affect?
Prof. Eduard Hovy (Carnegie Mellon University)
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
SERC 102  Deep Learning with GPUs
Pradeep Gupta (Lead Solutions Architect, NVIDIA)
Monday, March 7, 2016
SERC 102  Introductory Sessions on Deep Learning Title: Introduction to Deep Learning for Vision
Date: Monday, Feb 1 2016
Speaker: Srinivas Kruthiventi, MSc(Engg), CDS
Time: 1PM – 2PM
Venue: SERC 102 Seminar HallTitle: Introduction to Deep Learning for Audio / Introduction to Restricted Boltzmann Machines
Date: Monday, Feb 8 2016
Speaker: Srikanth Raj, PhD, ECE / Vidyadhar Upadhyaya, PhD, EE
Time: 1PM – 2PM
Venue: SERC 102 Seminar Hall  Special Seminar : AI for Automated Educational Assessments and Labor Market Insight
Varun Aggarwal (CTO, Aspiring Minds)
Friday, February 5, 2016. 1:00 – 2:00 PM
SERC 102  An Intelligent Conversational System for TV Program Discovery
Deepak Ramachandran (Nuance Communications)
Tuesday, January 5, 2016. 1:00 – 2:00 PM
SERC 102
2015
 Largescale Optimization with Nondecomposable Objectives
Purushottam Kar, (IIT Kanpur)
Monday, September 7, 2015. 1:00 – 2:00 PM
SERC 102  MLSIG Seminar: Statistical Learning Theory for Ranking Problems [Slides]
Ambuj Tewari, (University of Michigan)
Thursday, Septrmber 3, 2015, 1:00 PM
SERC 102  MLSIG Seminar: NEIL: Learning Visual and Common Sense Knowledge
Abhinav Gupta, CMU
Friday, August 7, 2015, 11:00 AM
SERC 102  MLSIG Lunch: A Bayesian Framework for Estimating Properties of Network Diffusions [Slides]
Indrajit Bhattacharya, IBM Research
Monday, April 13, 2015, 1:00 PM
SERC 102  MLSIG Lunch: Dependence modeling using copulas [Slides]
Vaibhav Rajan, Xerox Research
Monday, April 06, 2015, 1:00 PM
SERC 102  MLSIG Lunch: Online Learning in complex environments [Slides]
Aditya Gopalan, IISc
Monday, March 30, 2015, 1:00 PM
SERC 102  MLSIG Lunch: Learning Sparse Signals from Probabilistic Graphical Models
Chandra Murthy, IISc
Monday, March 23, 2015, 1:00 PM
SERC 102  MLSIG Lunch: Theory versus practice in data science
Charles Elkan, Amazon
Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 1:00 PM
SERC Auditorium (4th floor)  MLSIG Lunch: Locally Nonlinear Embeddings for Extreme Multilabel Learning
Prateek Jain, Microsoft Research
Monday, March 09, 2015, 1:00 PM
SERC 102  CSA Seminar: Next Disruption in Computing and AI
Sumit Sanyal, Nomizo Inc.
Monday, February 09, 2015, 4:00 PM
CSA Seminar Hall (Room No. 254, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: On pipelines, networks and solutions: analysis methods to understand imaging data from the human brain
Dr. Nitin Williams, MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge
Monday, January 12, 2015, 4:00 PM
CSA Seminar Hall (Room No. 254, First Floor)  Symposium on Learning, Algorithms and Complexity at IISc from Jan 59, 2015, includes joint sessions with ICTS Turing Lectures and Microsoft Research India Theory Day.
 I. G. Sarma – Infosys Foundation Lecture: The Quest for Resilient Mechanism Design
Silvio Micali, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 4:00 PM
Faculty Hall  CSA Seminar: Learning on networks
Elchanan Mossel, UC Berkeley and U. Pennsylvania
Friday, January 02, 2015, 4:00 PM
CSA Seminar Hall (Room No. 254, First Floor)
2014
 CSA Seminar: ActorCritic Algorithms for RiskSensitive Reinforcement Learning
Prashanth L.A., IISc
Wednesday, December 03, 2014, 3:30 PM
CSA Seminar Hall (Room No. 254, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: On TD(0) with function approximation: Concentration bounds and a centered variant with exponential convergence
Prashanth L.A., IISc
Monday, December 01, 2014, 3:30 PM
CSA Seminar Hall (Room No. 254, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: Fast gradient descent for drifting least squares regression, with application to bandits
Prashanth L.A., IISc
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 3:30 PM
CSA Seminar Hall (Room No. 254, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: Efficient Algorithms for Structured Output Learning
Balamurugan P, IISc
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 12:00 PM
CSA Seminar Hall (Room No. 254, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: Stochastic approximation for speeding up LSTD/LSPI (and least squares regression/LinUCB)
Prashanth L.A., IISc
Monday, November 24, 2014,3:30 PM
CSA Seminar Hall (Room No. 254, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: Flexible Bayesian Models for Heterogeneous Multimodal and Multiway Data
Piyush Rai, Duke University,
Friday, November 21, 2014, 4:00 PM
CSA Seminar Hall (Room No. 254, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: Parallel Bayesian Network Structure Learning for GenomeScale Gene Networks
Dr. Sanchit Mishra. Intel
Monday, November 03, 2014, 4:00 PM
CSA Multimedia Class (Room No. 252, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: An Introduction to Reinforcement Learning
Dr. Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, IISc
Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 4:00 PM
CSA Multimedia Class (Room No. 252, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: RoboCup: A Grand Challenge for AI
Dr. Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, IISc
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 5:15 PM
CSA Multimedia Class (Room No. 252, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: PAC Subset Selection in Stochastic Multiarmed Bandits
Dr. Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, IISc)
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 5:00 PM
CSA Multimedia Class (Room No. 252, First Floor)  CSA Seminar: An Introduction to Stochastic Multiarmed Bandits
Dr. Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, IISc
Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 5:00 PM
CSA Multimedia Class (Room No. 252, First Floor)  Big Data Lecture: Mechanism Design for Strategic Networks, Crowds, and Markets
Y. Narahari, IISc
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science  Big Data Lecture: Role of Sparse Signal Recovery in Big Data Analytics
Chandra Murthy, IISc
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science  Big Data Lecture: Big Data, Small Testing?
Jayant Haritsa, IISc
Friday, May 23, 2014, 4:00 PM
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science  Big Data Lecture: Learning from Big Data: Using Statistics to tame the Complexity
Chiranjib Bhattacharyya, IISc
Friday, May 23, 2014, 4:00 PM
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science  Big Data Lecture: Belief Propagation for LargeScale Optimization on Graphs
Rajesh Sundaresan, IISc
Friday April 18, 2014
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science  Big Data Lecture: Using Data to Understand Biological Systems
Ramesh Hariharan, Strand Life Sciences
Thursday March 27, 2014
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science  Big Data Lecture: Foundations of Data Science
Ravindran Kannan, Microsoft Research
Tuesday February 25, 2014
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science  CSA Seminar: Statistical Guarantees for Alternating Minimization
Praneeth Netrapalli, U Texas, Austin
Fri Apr 11, 2014, 12 1pm
CSA Multimedia Class (Room No. 252, First Floor)  Big Data Initiative launched @ CSA.
 CSA Seminar: Submodular combinatorial problems in Machine Learning
Rishabh Iyer, U Washington
Wed Jan 22, 2014, 2 3pm
CSA Seminar Hall (Room No. 254, First Floor)  SERC Seminar: Lecture on Collaborative Filtering Methods
Yiming Yang, CMU
Wed Jan 8, 2014, 11am 12 noon
SERC IV floor  IndoUS Lectures Week on Machine Learning, Game Theory and Optimization at IISc from Jan 710, 2014.
2013
 CSA Seminar: Machine Learning in Dialog Management
Deepak Ramachandran, Nuance Communications
Thu Oct 24, 2013, 45pm
CSA 254  CSA Seminar: Predictive Analytics at Enlightiks
Vamsi Chandra Kasivajjala, Enlightiks
Thu Sep 26, 2013, 45pm
CSA 254  CSA Seminar: Online Learning with Pairwise Loss Functions
Purushottam Kar, Microsoft Research India
Thu Sep 12, 2013, 45pm
CSA 252  CSA Seminar: Sparse Inverse Covariance Matrix Estimation Using Quadratic Approximation
Inderjit Dhillon, University of Texas at Austin
Tue May 07, 2013, 45pm
CSA 254  CSA Distinguished Seminar : Data, Learning and Automation
Hugh DurrantWhyte, National ICT Australia
Wed, March 27, 2013, 45pm
CSA 254  SERC Seminar: Graphbased Largescale Knowledge Harvesting from Text
Partha Pratim Talukdar, CMU
Thu Feb 28, 2013, 45pm
SERC Auditorium, 4th floor.
2012
 MLSIG Seminar: The Lovasz Theta function, SVMs and finding large dense subgraphs
Chiranjib Bhattacharya, CSA, IISc
Tue Nov 20, 2012, 45pm
CSA 254  MLSIG Seminar: Stochastic optimization and sparse statistical recovery: An optimal algorithm for high dimensions
Alekh Agarwal, Microsoft Research, NYC
Wed Oct 31, 2012, 34pm
CSA 254  MLSIG Seminar: PAC Subset Selection in Stochastic Multiarmed Bandits
Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, Yahoo! Labs Bangalore
Thu Oct 25, 2012, 45pm
CSA 252  MLSIG Seminar: Nearest neighbor based greedy coordinate descent
Pradeep Ravikumar, University of Texas at Austin
Mon Aug 6, 2012, 45pm
CSA 252  MLSIG Seminar: Control of Sample Complexity and Regret in Bandits using Fractional Moments
Ravindran Balaraman, IIT Madras
Tue Apr 17, 2012, 45pm
CSA 252/254  MLSIG Seminar: Decision Making in Intensive Care: Melding the Art of Medicine and Statistical/Machine Learning Techniques in Critical Care
Sampath Sriram, St. John’s Medical College Bangalore
Tue Apr 10, 2012, 45pm
CSA 252  MLSIG Seminar: Hard Thresholding Methods for Sparse Parameter Estimation
Prateek Jain, Microsoft Research
Tue March 20, 2012, 45pm
CSA 252  Bell Labs/IISc Workshop on Machine Learning, Security and Privacy
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
February 25, 2012Organized in association with Bell Labs India  Network Science School and Workshop [ICTS / IMI]
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
January 213, 2012
2011
 CSA Open Day
Department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
March 45, 2011Organized by the CSA Department, this is an annual event in which the department showcases computer science research to the wider community. Machine learning members put up an active show!
2010
 IndoUS Symposium on New Directions in Machine Learning, Game Theory, and Optimization
Indian Institute of Science and Lalit Ashok Hotel, Bangalore
November 1213, 2010Organized with support from the IndoUS Science and Technology Forum  Machine Learning Summer School
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
June 1419, 2010Organized in association with Yahoo! Labs Bangalore