27-10-17 Talk at Imperial College, London: "Random Feature Expansions for Deep Gaussian Processes" (slides)
26-10-17 Talk at Prowler.io, Cambridge: "Random Feature Expansions for Deep Gaussian Processes" (slides)
17-10-17 Talk at the University of Geneva, Switzerland: "Gaussian Processes and Some Applications in Neuroimaging" (slides)
13-09-17 Lecture at the Workshop on Stochastic Processes and Probabilistic Models in Machine Learning, Higher School of Economics, Moscow: "Gaussian Processes" (slides)
23-08-17 The paper Probabilistic disease progression modeling to characterize diagnostic uncertainty: staging and prediction in Alzheimer's disease has been accepted for publication in NeuroImage! (link)
17-08-17 Check out our new paper "Pseudo-extended Markov chain Monte Carlo" joint work with C. Nemeth, F. Lindsten and J. Hensman (link)
22-06-17 The paper "Entropic Trace Estimates for Log Determinants" has been accepted at ECML 2017! (link)
12-06-17 The paper "Bayesian Inference of Log Determinants" has been accepted at UAI 2017! (link)
12-06-17 The paper "AutoGP: Exploring the Capabilities and Limitations of Gaussian Process Models" has been accepted at UAI 2017! (link)
17-05-17 Talk at the AXA Data Innovation Lab - Paris: "Bayesian Inference: Challenges from Modern Applications"
13-05-17 The paper "Random Feature Expansions for Deep Gaussian Processes" has been accepted at ICML 2017! (link) (pdf) (code)
10-05-17 Talk at the OQUAIDO scientific meeting at the University of Nice: "Unbiased computations for tractable and scalable learning of Gaussian processes"
03-05-17 Post-Doc and PhD positions available in my group (Post-Doc announcement) (Ph.D. announcement)
25-04-17 Check out our new paper "Entropic Trace Estimates for Log Determinants" joint work with J. Fitzsimons, D. Granziol, K. Cutajar, M. Osborne, and S. Roberts (link)
24-04-17 Talk at the École Centrale de Lille, France: "Unbiased computations for tractable and scalable learning of Gaussian processes"
14-04-17 Talk at Yandex, Moscow: "Practical and Scalable Inference for Deep Gaussian Processes" (slides)
06-04-17 Check out our new paper "Bayesian Inference of Log Determinants" joint work with J. Fitzsimons, K. Cutajar, M. Osborne, and S. Roberts (link)
29-03-17 Talk at Google Research, NYC: "Unbiased computations for tractable and scalable learning of Gaussian processes"
23-03-17 Talk at the Mascot Num 2017 Meeting, Paris: "Practical and Scalable Inference for Deep Gaussian Processes" (slides)
04-02-17 The paper "Mini-Batch Spectral Clustering" has been accepted at IJCNN 2017! (pdf) (code)
08-01-17 Check out our new paper "Disease Progression Modeling and Prediction through Random Effect Gaussian Processes and Time Transformation" joint work with M. Lorenzi, D. C. Alexander, S. Ourselin (link)
05-01-17 The paper "Adaptive Multiple Importance Sampling for Gaussian Processes" has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation!
15-11-16 The paper "Accelerating Deep Gaussian Processes Inference with Arc-Cosine Kernels" has been accepted at the Bayesian Deep Learning Workshop at NIPS 2016! (pdf) (link)
25-10-16 Fully funded PhD scholarship in Bayesian nonparametrics (link)
19-10-16 Check out our new paper "Random Feature Expansions for Deep Gaussian Processes" - joint work with K. Cutajar, P. Michiardi and E. V. Bonilla (link) (code)
19-10-16 Check out our new paper "AutoGP: Exploring the Capabilities and Limitations of Gaussian Process Models" - joint work with K. Krauth, K. Cutajar, and E. V. Bonilla (link)
02-08-16 The paper "Decoding post-stroke motor function from structural brain imaging" has been accepted for publication in NeuroImage: Clinical! (link)
07-07-16 Check out our new paper "Mini-Batch Spectral Clustering" (link)
25-06-16 The paper "Looking Good With Flickr Faves: Gaussian Processes for Finding Difference Makers in Personality Impressions" has been accepted at ACM Multimedia 2016! (link)
23-06-16 Talk and poster at ICML 2016 (slides) (poster)
25-05-16 Talk at TU Darmstadt, Germany: "Unbiased computations for tractable and scalable learning of Gaussian processes"
24-05-16 Talk at the Donders Institute, The Netherlands: "Unbiased computations for tractable and scalable learning of Gaussian processes"
24-04-16 The paper "Preconditioning Kernel Matrices" has been accepted at ICML 2016! (pdf) (link) (code)
24-04-16 The paper "Fast Inference in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems using Gradient Matching" has been accepted at ICML 2016! (pdf) (link)
18-04-16 I've been awarded an AXA Chair position for the duration of 7 years from the AXA Research Fund
13-04-16 Talk at KTH, Sweden: "Unbiased computations for tractable and scalable learning of Gaussian processes"
24-02-16 Check out our new paper "Preconditioning Kernel Matrices" - joint work with K. Cutajar, M. A. Osborne and J. P. Cunningham (link) (code)
09-12-15 Poster at NIPS 2015 (poster)
28-10-15 My ICML 2015 talk is on videolectures (link) (slides)
20-10-15 Our paper on Monte Carlo estimation of password strength featured in the MIT Technology Review website. (link)
17-09-15 "Special Mention" award for the poster at the Autumn meeting on Latent Gaussian Models 2015 in Trondheim, Norway (poster)
07-09-15 The paper "MCMC for Variationally Sparse Gaussian Processes" has been accepted at NIPS! (link)
05-08-15 The paper "Adaptive Multiple Importance Sampling for Gaussian Processes" is available online (link)
23-07-15 The paper "Monte Carlo Strength Evaluation: Fast and Reliable Password Checking" has been accepted at the 22nd ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2015)! (link)
09-07-15 Talk and poster at ICML 2015 (slides) (poster)
15-06-15 Check out our new paper "MCMC for Variationally Sparse Gaussian Processes" - joint work with James Hensman, Alexander G. de G. Matthews, and Zoubin Ghahramani (link)
15-06-15 Presentation at the Workshop on Bayesian Inference for Big Data BIBiD2015 in Oxford: "Scaling Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Processes using the Stochastic Gradient Langevin Dynamics algorithm" (link)
14-05-15 Invited talk in the Department of Statistics at the University of Oxford: "Unbiased computations for MCMC-based inference of Gaussian process covariance parameters" (link)
25-04-15 The paper "Enabling scalable stochastic gradient-based inference for Gaussian processes by employing the Unbiased LInear System SolvEr (ULISSE)" has been accepted at ICML! (link)
23-04-15 Invited talk at the University of Sheffield: "Unbiased computations for MCMC-based inference of Gaussian process covariance parameters"
09-04-15 I've been offered a job at EURECOM, and I'll be leaving Glasgow in August.
23-01-15 The paper "Enabling scalable stochastic gradient-based inference for Gaussian processes by employing the Unbiased LInear System SolvEr (ULISSE)" is available online (link)
14-01-15 The paper "Bayesian nonparametric disclosure risk estimation via mixed effects log-linear models" has been accepted for publication in the Annals of Applied Statistics (link)
11-12-14 Public engagement event at the Grosvenor Cinema (flyer)
25-10-14 Public engagement event at the Glasgow Film Theatre (article in the Herald) (link)
16-10-14 Invited talk at Bristol University (SPHERE): "Pseudo-Marginal Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Processes" (link)
26-08-14 Talk and poster at ICPR 2014 (slides) (poster)
17-07-14 Post-Doc position available for three years (link to job description)
03-06-14 Fully funded PhD position available in Bayesian inference for Gaussian Processes (link)
20-05-14 Invited talk at the Informatics Forum at the University of Edinburgh: "Pseudo-Marginal Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Processes" (link)
30-04-14 Invited talk in the Department of Statistics at Columbia University: "Pseudo-Marginal Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Processes" (link)
28-04-14 The paper "On User Availability Prediction And Network Applications" has been accepted for publication in the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (link)
01-04-14 The paper "Pseudo-Marginal Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Processes" has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (link)
26-03-14 Two papers accepted at ICPR 2014 (link)
24-03-14 EPSRC grant success (~£350K) with Prof Husmeier and Dr Rogers: "Computational inference of biopathway dynamics and structures" (link)
26-02-14 The paper "Predicting Continuous Conflict Perception with Bayesian Gaussian Processes" has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (link)
30-01-14 Invited talk at the Department of Economics and Statistics at the University of Turin: "Exact-Approximate Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Processes"
09-12-13 Invited talk at UTIA, Prague: "Exact-Approximate Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Process Classifiers"
05-12-13 Keynote speech at the Conference on Electronics, Telecommunications and Computers in Lisbon (link)
02-12-13 The paper "Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Process Classifiers with Annealing and Exact-Approximate MCMC" is available online (link)
02-10-13 The paper "Exact-Approximate Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Processes" is available online (link)
25-09-13 Presentation at ECML/PKDD 2013: "A Comparative Evaluation of Stochastic-based Inference Methods for Gaussian Process Models" (slides) (poster)
25-06-13 The paper "Bayesian nonparametric disclosure risk estimation via mixed effects log-linear models" is available online (link)
14-06-13 The paper "Automated, high accuracy classification of Parkinsonian disorders: a pattern recognition approach" has been accepted for publication in PLoS ONE (link)
25-05-13 The paper "A Comparative Evaluation of Stochastic-based Inference Methods for Gaussian Process Models" has been accepted for publication in the Machine Learning journal, and will be presented at ECML/PKDD 2013 (link)
11-02-13 The paper "ODE parameter inference using adaptive gradient matching with Gaussian processes" has been accepted to AISTATS 2013 for an oral presentation (link)
10-02-13 The paper "Aggregation Algorithm Towards Large-Scale Boolean Network Analysis" has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (link)
27-11-12 I've been invited to join the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems from January 2013 (link)
07-11-12 I've been invited to join the Editorial Board of Pattern Recognition (link)
03-10-12 A summary of the work I've done with S. Kim, F. Valente, and A. Vinciarelli featured in the New Scientist website. (link)
26-06-12 The papers "Predicting the Conflict Level in Television Political Debates: an Approach Based on Crowdsourcing, Nonverbal Communication and Gaussian Processes" and "From Speech to Personality: Mapping Voice Quality and Intonation into Personality Differences" have been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of ACM Multimedia 2012 (link)
28-04-12 The paper "Probabilistic Prediction of Neurological Disorders with a Statistical Assessment of Neuroimaging Data Modalities" has been accepted for publication in the Annals of Applied Statistics (link)
02-04-12 Talk at the University of Turin: "On the Fully Bayesian Treatment of Latent Gaussian Models using Stochastic Simulations"
16-03-12 I will be presenting the work "On the Fully Bayesian Treatment of Latent Gaussian Models using Stochastic Simulations" at The Second Workshop on Bayesian Inference for Latent Gaussian Models with Applications in Trondheim (link) (slides)
06-02-12 The paper "On the Fully Bayesian Treatment of Latent Gaussian Models using Stochastic Simulations" is available online (pdf)
20-10-11 Talk at the University of Glasgow: "Inference in hierarchical models using stochastic approximations"
06-10-11 Prof Husmeier, Dr Rogers, and myself have been awarded the Bridging the Gap-EPSRC research grant: "Method and software integration for systems biology" - £30K
01-09-11 I moved to the School of Computing Science of University of Glasgow
09-06-11 Talk at the Italian Statistical Society Conference (Bologna, Italy) - Special session on Recent advances in Bayesian statistics: MCMC and beyond: "Bayesian inference in latent variable models and applications" (slides)
22-05-11 The paper "Approximate Inference of the Bandwidth in Multivariate Kernel Density Estimation" has been accepted for publication in Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (link)
17-05-11 I have been offered a Lectureship in the School of Computing Science at University of Glasgow, with starting date in September.
21-03-11 Discussion of the paper "Sampling Schemes for Generalized Linear Dirichlet Process Random Effects Models" by M. Kyung, J. Gill, and G. Casella (pdf)
08-02-11 Talk at UCL (CSML seminars series): "Calibration of Oil Reservoir Simulation Codes" (slides)
24-01-11 Talk at UCL: "Classification of fMRI data using latent Gaussian models" (slides)
01-01-11 I moved to the Department of Statistical Science of University College London
16-12-10 I presented the poster "Posterior Inference in Latent Gaussian Models Using Manifold MCMC Methods" (pdf) at the NIPS workshop Monte Carlo Methods for Bayesian Inference in Modern Day Applications
13-10-10 Royal statistical Society meeting - discussion of the paper "Riemann manifold Langevin and Hamiltonian Monte Carlo methods" by M. Girolami and B. Calderhead (Slides - Contribution 1 - Contribution 2)
25-09-10 The paper "A Perturbative Approach to Novelty Detection in Autoregressive Models" has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (link)
04-08-10 I'll be moving to the Department of Statistical Science of University College London, following Prof. Mark Girolami that will join UCL in November.
12-07-10 Best Paper Award - The paper "A survey of kernel and spectral methods for clustering" has been chosen to be the best paper published in 2008 in the journal Pattern Recognition. The award will be presented at ICPR 2010 in Istanbul (PR homepage) (link)
28-01-10 The paper "Applying the Possibilistic C-Means Algorithm in Kernel-Induced Spaces" has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems (link)
12-11-09 I'll be moving to Glasgow in January! I'll be working with Prof. Mark Girolami with the inference group.
11-11-09 Talk at University of Edinburgh: "Information Theoretic Novelty Detection" (slides)
21-10-09 Tutorial (for the Speech and Hearing group): "The probabilistic approach in data modeling" (slides and audio) (login required)
14-07-09 Talk at Columbia University: "Information Theoretic Novelty Detection" (slides)
09-07-09 I'll be visiting Columbia University until 15-07-09
08-07-09 The paper "Novelty detection in autoregressive models using information theoretic measures" is available online (link)
07-07-09 The paper "Information Theoretic Novelty Detection" has been accepted for publication in Pattern Recognition (link)
07-07-09 Talk at University of Sheffield: "Information Theoretic Novelty Detection" (slides)