SMiLe Student Open House       


 Pierre L. Dognin photo Peder A. Olsen photo

SMiLe Student Open House - overview

Statistical Machine Learning and its Applications (SMiLe): Student Open House at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

Organizers: Alina Beygelzimer (AI PIC), Vittorio Castelli (NLP PIC), Yan Liu (KDD PIC), Peder Olsen (UIT PIC), and Claudia Perlich (KDD PIC)

The open house will host exceptional senior graduate students working on machine learning and data mining, and their applications to natural language processing, intelligent user interfaces and other related areas. The two-day event will be held on October 8th and 9th, 2009 at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York. The students will get a chance to learn more about opportunities at IBM Research, as well as to tour the Eero Saarinen-designed building that houses the headquarters for the IBM Research Division. The event is by invitation only. Each invited student is expected to give a 20 minute presentation.

Directions to the Yorktown Heights building.

SMiLe's facebook page.


The Best Presentation Award went to Benjamin Snyder (MIT) for his talk on unsupervised multilingual learning.

Student presentations: titles and abstracts