Extreme Classification Code Release

The extreme classification workshop at ICML 2015 this year was a blast. We started strong, with Manik Varma demonstrating how to run circles around other learning algorithms using a commodity laptop; and we finished strong, with Alexandru Niculescu delivering the elusive combination of statistical and computational benefit via “one-against-other-reasonable-choices” inference. Check out the entire program!Regarding upcoming events, ECML 2015 will…
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ICML 2015 Review

This year’s location was truly superlative: the charming northern French city of Lille, where the locals apparently subsist on cheese, fries, and beer without gaining weight. A plethora of vendors and recruiters were in attendance, handing out sweet swag to starving grad students. Honestly it’s hard to feel bad for ML grad students nowadays: getting a PhD in English indicates…
Original post: ICML 2015 Review
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