Topical Group on Data Science

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GDS Virtual March Meeting Session #11

Dear GDS Members,

Topical Group on Data Science is hosting its 11th webinar on Friday, May 29, 2020. Please register and join us for another exciting session at the intersection of machine learning and physics.


Thermodynamics and Learning


  • 1:00 - 1:05pm ET | Welcome!
  • 1:05 - 1:41pm ET | Alex Alemi - Thermodynamics of Machine Learning
  • 1:41 - 2:17pm ET | Nicole Yunger Halpern - Learning about learning by many-body systems
  • 2:17 - 2:53pm ET | Pratyush Tiwary - From atoms to emergent dynamics: with help from statistical physics and artificial intelligence

We understand this time may not work for all time zones, but please register even if you are not able to attend. We will record the talks (when possible) and send you a link after the session. You can check out our past webinars here

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GDS to Host a Series of Virtual Sessions

GDS is setting up a series of weekly, one-hour webinars for GDS-related March Meeting content to be presented online in the coming months, starting Thursday, March 5th, 2020.

The series will feature a short course on deep learning for image processing, a tutorial on active learning and AI, as well as invited and contributed talks all of which were supposed to take place at the March Meeting.

Register your availability and interest in speaking


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