19th November 2007 — Pre-NIPS Highlights

We will continue discussing papers from this year's NIPS. Each member of the MLJC gets to present a paper. We will try to go through as many papers as possible. Below is a list of papers that may be presented:

* C. Kemp, N. D. Goodman, and J. B. Tenenbaum.Learning and using relational theories (Rich)

* Michael Kearns, Jinsong Tan and Jennifer Wortman. Privacy-Preserving Belief Propagation and Sampling (Deb)

* V. Raykar, H. Steck, B. Krishnapuram, C. Dehing-Oberije, P. Lambin On Ranking in Survival Analysis: Bounds on the Concordance Index (Dilan)