Section: Highlights of the Year

Highlights of the Year

  • Yann Ollivier was invited to contribute to Yann LeCun's official series of talks on Deep Learning at College de France.

  • Isabelle Guyon was program chair of the NIPS 2016 conference (in 2017 she will be general chair).

  • The TAO team was selected by Microsoft to become the community lead of the competition plaform Codalab. We received a $20 000 Azure for research grant.

  • Paola Tubaro co-organized the Second European Social Networks (EUSN) Conference, a major interdisciplinary event for the international research community interested in social networks. Jean-Daniel Fekete (AVIZ) was keynote speaker, and some TAO members contributed papers.