Data Science Seminar

This seminar series will be run as weekly sessions and is hosted by ITEE Data Science.

Contacts

Dr Miao Xu

A Non-Factoid Question-Answering Taxonomy

9 November 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss the first comprehensive taxonomy of NFQ categories and the expected structure of answers.

LibAUC: A deep learning library for X-risk Optimization

26 October 2022 1:00pm
In this talk, Tianbao Yang will present recent research efforts into developing a deep learning library called LibAUC, which is applicable for solving a variety of compositional measures.

A Boosting Algorithm for Positive-Unlabeled Learning

19 October 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss a novel boosting algorithm for PU learning: Ada-PU, which compares against neural networks.

Non-blocking Asynchronous Training for Reinforcement Learning in Real-World Environments

10 October 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss a non-blocking and asynchronous DRL training architecture for non-linear, real-time dynamical systems tailored to handling variable delays.

Advancing Machine Perception for Artificial Intelligence Systems

5 October 2022 1:00pm
Join us as 2022 DECRA Fellow Dr Xin Yu discuss recent research results on machine perception algorithms in surveillance systems as well as in AI assisted medical diagnosis.

Machine Unlearning for Image Retrieval: A Generative Scrubbing Approach

21 September 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss a proposed generative scrubbing (GS) method that learns a generator to craft noisy data to manipulate the model weights.

Discovering Domain Disentanglement for Generalized Multi-source Domain Adaptation

14 September 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss a more versatile setting of MSDA, namely Generalized Multi-source Domain Adaptation, wherein the source domains are partially overlapped, and the target domain is allowed to contain novel categories.

Can Pretrained Language Models Generate Persuasive, Faithful, and Informative Ad Text for Product Descriptions?

7 September 2022 1:00pm
For any e-commerce service, persuasive, faithful, and informative product descriptions can attract shoppers and improve sales. While not all sellers are capable of providing such interesting descriptions, a language generation system can be a source of such descriptions at scale, and potentially assist sellers to improve their product descriptions.

Australian Digital Observatory

3 August 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss the topic of "Australian Digital Observatory?" on our weekly Data Science seminar series.

Learning with Noisy Labels

29 July 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Join us as we discuss the topic of "Learning with Noisy Labels?" on our weekly Data Science seminar series.

Are Labels Always Necessary for Model Evaluation?

1 June 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss the topic of "Are Labels Always Necessary for Model Evaluation?" on our weekly Data Science seminar series.

Towards Developing Efficient Vision Transformer

25 May 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss the topic of "Towards Developing Efficient Vision Transformer" on our weekly Data Science seminar series.

Improving Performance of Lightweight Networks via Knowledge Distillation

18 May 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss the topic of "Improving Performance of Lightweight Networks via Knowledge Distillation" on our weekly Data Science seminar series.

Improving Robustness of Deep Learning Models on Out-of-domain Data

11 May 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss the topic of "Improving Robustness of Deep Learning Models on Out-of-domain Data" on our weekly Data Science seminar series.

An Overview of Recent Advances in Neural Information Retrieval

4 May 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss the topic of "An Overview of Recent Advances in Neural Information Retrieval" on our weekly Data Science seminar series.

Butterfly Counting on Uncertain Bipartite Graphs

29 April 2022 2:00pm
Join us as we discuss the topic of "Butterfly Counting on Uncertain Bipartite Graphs" on our weekly Data Science seminar series.

Diversity and Fairness from a Ranking Evaluation Perspective

27 April 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss the topic of "Diversity and Fairness from a Ranking Evaluation Perspective" on our weekly Data Science seminar series.

Socio-Economic Diversity in Human Annotations

13 April 2022 1:00pm
Join us as we discuss the topic of "Socio-Economic Diversity in Human Annotations."

A Conceptual Framework for a Representational Approach to Information Retrieval

7 April 2022 9:00am10:00am
Join us as we discuss the topic of "A Conceptual Framework for a Representational Approach to Information Retrieval."

Self-Supervised Learning for Recommender Systems: Fundamental and Advances

30 March 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Join us for an exciting seminar on the topic of "Self-Supervised Learning for Recommender Systems: Fundamental and Advances."

Graph Mining and Applications

23 March 2022 1:00pm
Join us for an exciting seminar. Graph data mining is currently a hot research topic that attracts more and more attentions from industry and academic fields.

Unified Question Generation with Continual Lifelong Learning

16 March 2022 1:00pm
Join us for an exciting seminar on the topic of "Unified Question Generation with Continual Lifelong Learning."

PipAttack: Poisoning Federated Recommender Systems for Manipulating Item Promotion

9 March 2022 1:00pm
Join us for an exciting seminar on the topic of "PipAttack: Poisoning Federated Recommender Systems for Manipulating Item Promotion." *Pip is the package installer for Python
Rethink e-Commerce Search

Rethink e-commerce search

23 February 2022 1:30pm
Join us for an exciting seminar on the quality of user search experience on e-commerce websites and the role it plays in customer conversion.