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Explaining Black-Box Machine Learning Predictions
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
06:30 PM
The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation
5141 California Ave., Ste 200, Irvine, CA (map)
Located at California and Bison; enter from California. There is free parking available, but give a little time to park.
Sameer Singh, Ph.D.
Asst. Prof. of Computer Science, UCI Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS)
Please register at Meetup
for the fourth of the Orange County ACM Chapter's 2017 bi-monthly evening program series.

6:30 PM Doors Open & Networking

7:00 PM Announcements and Presentation

8:30 PM Meeting Adjourned

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Speaker Bio

Sameer Singh is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine since Summer 2016. He is working on large-scale and interactive machine learning applied to information extraction and natural language processing.

Before UCI, Sameer was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Washington, working with Carlos Guestrin, Luke Zettlemoyer, Dan Weld, and worked briefly with the late Ben Taskar. He received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2014 under the supervision of Andrew McCallum.

He interned at Microsoft Research, Google Research, and Yahoo! Labs. He was selected as a DARPA Riser, won the grand prize in the Yelp dataset challenge, has been awarded the Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenge and the UMass Graduate School fellowships, and was a finalist for the Facebook PhD fellowship.


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