Info, Uncertainty

07 Jan 2019

Nepal AI Winter School Lecture Notes

Last month, I prepared a series of lectures for the (really wonderfully organized) first Nepal AI Winter School.

The main talks were,

The lecture videos are online here.

I also prepared a short exercise sheet (solutions).

In retrospect, I would have given a more visual introduction to VAEs. As a placeholder until I write about this in depth, here are some notes I kept from a discussion with students from a lab session during the school. I think the most useful pair of pictures was the per-pixel gaussians from the encoder (first page bottom left) and latent-space axis-aligned gaussians (second page top right)

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