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Laurens van der Maaten (Facebook AI Research)
Geoffrey E Hinton (Google & University of Toronto)
Geoffrey Hinton received his PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Edinburgh in 1978 and spent five years as a faculty member at CarnegieMellon where he pioneered backpropagation, Boltzmann machines and distributed representations of words. In 1987 he became a fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and moved to the University of Toronto. In 1998 he founded the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit at University College London, returning to the University of Toronto in 2001. His group at the University of Toronto then used deep learning to change the way speech recognition and object recognition are done. He currently splits his time between the University of Toronto and Google. In 2010 he received the NSERC Herzberg Gold Medal, Canada's top award in Science and Engineering.
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2019 Poster: Lookahead Optimizer: k steps forward, 1 step back »
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2019 Poster: Stacked Capsule Autoencoders »
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2019 Poster: When does label smoothing help? »
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2018 Poster: Assessing the Scalability of BiologicallyMotivated Deep Learning Algorithms and Architectures »
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2017 Poster: Dynamic Routing Between Capsules »
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2016 Poster: Attend, Infer, Repeat: Fast Scene Understanding with Generative Models »
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2016 Poster: Using Fast Weights to Attend to the Recent Past »
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2016 Oral: Using Fast Weights to Attend to the Recent Past »
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2015 Poster: Grammar as a Foreign Language »
Oriol Vinyals · Łukasz Kaiser · Terry Koo · Slav Petrov · Ilya Sutskever · Geoffrey Hinton 
2015 Tutorial: Deep Learning »
Geoffrey E Hinton · Yoshua Bengio · Yann LeCun 
2014 Workshop: Deep Learning and Representation Learning »
Andrew Y Ng · Yoshua Bengio · Adam Coates · Roland Memisevic · Sharanyan Chetlur · Geoffrey E Hinton · Shamim Nemati · Bryan Catanzaro · Surya Ganguli · Herbert Jaeger · Phil Blunsom · Leon Bottou · Volodymyr Mnih · ChenYu Lee · Rich M Schwartz 
2012 Poster: ImageNet Classification with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks »
Alex Krizhevsky · Ilya Sutskever · Geoffrey E Hinton 
2012 Invited Talk: Dropout: A simple and effective way to improve neural networks »
Geoffrey E Hinton · George Dahl 
2012 Poster: A Better Way to PreTrain Deep Boltzmann Machines »
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2012 Spotlight: ImageNet Classification with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks »
Alex Krizhevsky · Ilya Sutskever · Geoffrey E Hinton 
2010 Workshop: Challenges of Data Visualization »
Barbara Hammer · Laurens van der Maaten · Fei Sha · Alexander Smola 
2010 Workshop: Deep Learning and Unsupervised Feature Learning »
Honglak Lee · Marc'Aurelio Ranzato · Yoshua Bengio · Geoffrey E Hinton · Yann LeCun · Andrew Y Ng 
2010 Talk: A Probabilistic Approach to Data Visualization »
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2010 Oral: Learning to combine foveal glimpses with a thirdorder Boltzmann machine »
Hugo Larochelle · Geoffrey E Hinton 
2010 Poster: On Herding and the Perceptron Cycling Theorem »
Andrew E Gelfand · Yutian Chen · Laurens van der Maaten · Max Welling 
2010 Poster: Learning to combine foveal glimpses with a thirdorder Boltzmann machine »
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2010 Poster: Generating more realistic images using gated MRF's »
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2010 Poster: Latent Variable Models for Predicting File Dependencies in LargeScale Software Development »
Diane Hu · Laurens van der Maaten · Youngmin Cho · Lawrence Saul · Sorin Lerner 
2010 Poster: Phone Recognition with the MeanCovariance Restricted Boltzmann Machine »
George Dahl · Marc'Aurelio Ranzato · Abdelrahman Mohamed · Geoffrey E Hinton 
2010 Poster: Gated Softmax Classification »
Roland Memisevic · Christopher Zach · Geoffrey E Hinton · Marc Pollefeys 
2009 Workshop: Deep Learning for Speech Recognition and Related Applications »
Li Deng · Dong Yu · Geoffrey E Hinton 
2009 Poster: Replicated Softmax: an Undirected Topic Model »
Russ Salakhutdinov · Geoffrey E Hinton 
2009 Poster: 3D Object Recognition with Deep Belief Nets »
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2009 Spotlight: 3D Object Recognition with Deep Belief Nets »
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2009 Invited Talk: Deep Learning with Multiplicative Interactions »
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2009 Poster: Zeroshot Learning with Semantic Output Codes »
Mark M Palatucci · Dean Pomerleau · Geoffrey E Hinton · Tom Mitchell 
2008 Poster: Using matrices to model symbolic relationship »
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2008 Spotlight: Using matrices to model symbolic relationship »
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2008 Poster: The Recurrent Temporal Restricted Boltzmann Machine »
Ilya Sutskever · Geoffrey E Hinton · Graham W Taylor 
2008 Poster: A Scalable Hierarchical Distributed Language Model »
Andriy Mnih · Geoffrey E Hinton 
2008 Poster: Implicit Mixtures of Restricted Boltzmann Machines »
Vinod Nair · Geoffrey E Hinton 
2008 Poster: Competing RBM density models for classification of fMRI images »
Tanya Schmah · Geoffrey E Hinton · Richard Zemel 
2007 Tutorial: Deep Belief Nets »
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2007 Poster: Using Deep Belief Nets to Learn Covariance Kernels for Gaussian Processes »
Russ Salakhutdinov · Geoffrey E Hinton 
2007 Poster: Modeling image patches with a directed hierarchy of Markov random fields »
Simon Osindero · Geoffrey E Hinton 
2006 Poster: Modeling Human Motion Using Binary Latent Variables »
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2006 Spotlight: Modeling Human Motion Using Binary Latent Variables »
Graham W Taylor · Geoffrey E Hinton · Sam T Roweis