Advice for my present and future students
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- What does it mean to be a grad student?
Visitors, post-doctoral fellows
(MSc, Alberta, 2012 April 1-,
(MSc, Alberta, 2012 March 28-)
(MSc, Alberta, 2012 March 26-)
Shun Jie Lau
(MSc, Alberta, 2012 March 22-)
(PhD, Alberta, 2012 September 1-,
co-supervised with András György)
Bernardo Avila Pires (PhD, Alberta, 2011 April 2-)
(PhD, Alberta, 2011 February 4-,
(PhD, Alberta, 2011 February 9-,
Gábor Balázs (PhD, Alberta, 2009 November 20-, co-supervised with
Yaoliang Yu (PhD, Alberta, 2009 May 22-, co-supervised with
Hengshuai Yao (PhD, Alberta, 2008-,
co-supervised with Rich Sutton)
Gergely Neu (PhD, BME, 2008-
co-supervised with Laci Györfi
Alumni -- visitors, post-doctoral fellows
- András Antos, visitor, multiple times
- Dávid Pál (PDF, 07/2009-07/2011), now software engineer at Google, New York
- István Szita (PDF, 2010-08/2011), now software engineer at Google, Zürich
- András György, visitor (1 month, 2010)
- Barnabás Póczos (PDF, 2007-2010), now Assistant Professor at CMU
- Sandra Zilles (PDF, 06/2007-06/2009), now Assistant Professor and CRC Chair at the University of Regina
- Levente Kocsis (PDF, 2005-2006, at SZTAKI, Hungary)
Alumni -- students
(PhD, Alberta, 2010 November 23-2013 March 15,
co-supervised with Russ Greiner.
Thesis: Novel Machine Learning Algorithms,
Arash Afkanpour (PhD, Alberta, 2010 March 18-2013 March 15,
co-supervised with Mike Bowling.
Thesis: Multiple Kernel Learning with Many Kernels,
2013). Currently at Google Waterloo.
Yasin Abbasi-Yadkori (PhD, Alberta, 2009 March 4-2012 September 28.
Online Learning for Linearly Parametrized Control Problems,
2013). Currently a PDF at Queensland Univ. of Technology, Brisbane, Australia with
(MSc, Alberta, 2011 March 21-2013 January 31,
Co-supervised with András György.
Optimal Mechanisms for Machine Learning: A Game-Theoretic Approach to Designing Machine Learning Competitions,
2013). Continuing in the PhD program.
(MSc, Alberta, 2011 April 15- 2013 January 30.
Co-supervised with Russ Greiner;
2013). Currently at Google.
(MSc, Alberta, 2011 March 31- 2012 September 26,
co-supervised with András György.
Multi-Armed Bandit Problems under Delayed Feedback,
2012). Continuing in the PhD program.
Gábor Bartók (PhD, Alberta, 2008 February 13-2012 July 8.
The role of information in online learning,
Currently doing a PDF at ETH Zürich with Andreas Krause.
Bernardo Avila Pires
(MSc, Alberta, 2009-2011.
Statistical analysis of L1-penalized linear estimation with applications,
2011). Continuing in the PhD program.
Amir massoud Farahmand (PhD, Alberta, 2006-2011.
Co-supervised with Martin Jagersand.
Regularities in Sequential Decision-Making Problems,
Now a PDF at McGill working with Doina Precup.
Forced-Exploration Based Algorithms for Playing in Bandits with Large Action Sets,
2008). Continuing in the PhD program.
Grover (MSc, Alberta, Thesis: Active
Learning and its Application to Heteroscedastic Problems, 2008),
now at Accenture (.NET Technical Analyst).
- Gergely Neu (MSc, BME, Thesis:
Reinforcement Learning and Its Application to Learning to Parse,
2008). Continuing in the PhD program at BME.
Mnih (MSc, Alberta, Thesis: Efficient
Stopping Rules, 2008). Now a PhD student at the University of Toronto.
Torma (PhD, ELTE, Thesis: Towards
efficient vision-based object tracking algorithms: rehabilitating
visual information in particle filtering , 2008).
Currently a self-employed researcher.
Szamonek (PhD, ELTE). Now at Google Switzerland.
- Zoltán Kömives (MSc, ELTE; co-supervised with András