ELITE-S: 16 Postdoctoral Fellowships in ICT Standardisation — Recommender-Systems, (Automated) Machine Learning, APIs, …

Update: Deadline extended to July 15th, 2019. ELITE-S provides up to 16 postdoctoral fellowships to work for 2 years in the ADAPT Research Centre at Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, or other Irish universities as well as with an industry partner. ELITE-S is a EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Action. Read more…

Algorithm selection for recommender systems using meta-learning

A Novel Approach to Recommendation Algorithm Selection using Meta-Learning

Our paper “A Novel Approach to Recommendation Algorithm Selection using Meta-Learning” was accepted for publication at the 26th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS): Introduction  The ‘algorithm selection problem’ describes the challenge of finding the most effective algorithm for a given recommendation scenario. Some typical recommendation scenarios are Read more…

Screenshot of the Homepage of the 1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Algorithm Selection and Meta-Learning in Information Retrieval (AMIR)

Accepted Workshop @ECIR2019: The 1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Algorithm Selection and Meta-Learning in Information Retrieval (AMIR)

Our proposal for the “1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Algorithm Selection and Meta-Learning in Information Retrieval (AMIR)“, to be held at the  41st European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), was accepted. AMIR will take place on the 14th of April 2019 in Cologne, Germany. The algorithm selection problem describes the challenge Read more…

ICANN 2018 Best Paper Award - Implementing Neural Turing Machines

Best-Paper Award for our Publication “Implementing Neural Turing Machines” at the 27th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks

Update 2019-05-25: Google integrates our Neural Turing Machine implementation in TensorFlow. We received the best-paper award at the 27th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2018) for our paper Implementing Neural Turing Machines. Our student, and co-author of the paper, Mark Collier was at ICANN to present our work about implementing Read more…

Screenshot of the Homepage of the 1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Algorithm Selection and Meta-Learning in Information Retrieval (AMIR)

Proposal for the 1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Algorithm Selection and Meta-Learning in Information Retrieval (AMIR)

Lars Kotthoff and I have applied to organize the 1st Interdisciplinary Workshop on Algorithm Selection and Meta-Learning in Information Retrieval (AMIR) at the 41st European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR). Let’s cross fingers and hope it will get accepted. In the following, you find the proposal (also available on ResearchGate as PDF). Read more…

Trinity College Dublin seeks to hire a Professor (Chair) in Intelligent Systems

The University of Dublin, Trinity College, invites applications for the position of Professor of Intelligent Systems. The successful candidate will provide strong academic leadership in research, teaching and supervision. The Professor will strengthen the strategic research areas of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Content in the School of Computer Science and Read more…

ParsRec: Meta-Learning Recommendations for Bibliographic Reference Parsing (Pre-Print)

We are delighted to announce that our poster “ParsRec: Meta-Learning Recommendations for Bibliographic Reference Parsing” has been accepted at the 12th ACM Recommender Systems Conference (RecSys) for presentation in Vancouver, Canada. The pre-print is available on arXiv, and here in our blog: Abstract Bibliographic reference parsers extract metadata (e.g. author names, Read more…

A Stable Neural-Turing-Machine (NTM) Implementation (Source Code and Pre-Print)

Update 2019-05-25: Google integrates our NTM implementation in the official TensorFlow release. Update 2018-10-20: Official publication available at SpringerLink Update: 2018-10-06: Our paper received the best-paper award at ICANN. We have released an open source implementation of a Neural Turing Machine for TensorFlow, and published on arXiv the corresponding paper which Read more…

DAAD Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Tour Through Germany 2018

DAAD Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Tour Through Germany for Postdocs from Outside Germany

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) organizes the “Postdoctoral Researchers’ Networking AI Tour” 2018 to offer on-site visits to universities, research institutes and companies in the field of artificial intelligence, discussions with experts and numerous networking opportunities. Programme-related costs and a travel allowance are covered by DAAD. We have cooperated Read more…

Marie Curie Fellowship in Machine Learning etc.

Call for Marie Curie Individual Fellowships: We are open to supervise projects relating to recommender-systems, machine learning, and NLP here at TCD Dublin

The European Union has published the call for Individual Marie Curie Fellowships (MSCA) with the application deadline being 12 September 2018. The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers. Our group has already one Marie Curie fellow, i.e. a postdoctoral researcher, as part of Read more…

We are hiring in Dublin, Ireland: machine learning engineer, software engineer, software architect or product owner (Trinity College Dublin)

We are hiring (again): Software Engineer / Machine-Learning Engineer / Software Architect / Product Manager for a Recommender-Systems Spin-Out Company (TCD Dublin, Ireland)

We have received funding to hire two employees to spin-out a business start-up in the field of recommendations-as-a-service. The two positions are to be filled with two machine-learning engineers, software engineers, software architects or product managers and both employees are expected to work together very closely here at Trinity College Read more…

26th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, hosted by Trinity College Dublin

AICS’2018: We Co-Organize the 26th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science

We are delighted to announce the 26th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS’2018), which we will co-organize together with Rob Brennan, Ruth Byrne, Jeremy Debattista, and a renowned program committee. AICS 2018 takes place from December 6 to 7, 2018 at Trinity College Dublin, more precisely in the Long Room Read more…

‘Machine Learning Dublin‘ Search Results on Google

Our website ranks #4 for ‘machine learning dublin’ and #6 for ‘dublin machine learning’ on Google

Today, I just discovered that our website is ranked #4 by Google for the search query ‘machine learning dublin’ and #6 for ‘dublin machine learning’. Of course, this is not to mean that we, the School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin or the ADAPT Centre are one of the primary authorities in the field of machine-learning in Dublin or Read more…

Results of the Machine-Learning Survey at TCD Dublin: Machine-Learning-Library Experience (scikit-learn)

Experience with and Preference of Machine-Learning Libraries: scikit-learn vs. Tensorflow vs. Weka … [What Machine-Learning Students Think/Like/Know/Are …]

This is another post in our series What Machine-Learning Students Think/Like/Know/Are …, which we began during teaching our Machine-Learning module at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Today, we present the machine-learning students’ experience and preferences of machine-learning libraries such as scikit-learn, Tensorflow, and Weka. This survey was conducted in one of the Read more…