Past News

See also the list of

past events I have attended

## 2016

[25-10-2016] Postdoc positions in Machine Learning, Optimization, Deep Learning and Information Geometry at the Romanian Institute of Science and Technology - RIST
[16-01-2016] I will give a talk entitled "Second-order geometry of Hessian manifolds, with applications to
the optimization over the multivariate Gaussian distribution" at
RIKEN BSI, Tokyo on January 22, 2016
## 2015

[20-12-2015] I will give a tutorial entitled "Bridging Optimization over Manifolds and Evolutionary Computation" at
PPSN 2016, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK on September 17, 2016
Together with Giovanni Pistone, from Collegio Carlo Alberto, I
will give a tutorial on Information Geometry and
Algebraic Statistics at Algebraic
Statistics 2015, Department of Mathematics, University of Genova, Italy, 8-11 June 2015
Theory of Evolutionary Algorithms, Dagstuhl Seminar, Germany, 17–22 May 2015
I will give a talk entitled *Information geometry of the Gaussian distribution in view of stochastic optimization: first and second order geometry* at the second
Algebraic Statistics Meetings Spring 2015, at Collegio Carlo Alberto, 13 March 2015
FOGA 2015, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK, 17–20 January 2015
## 2014

I will present the poster *Online Active Learning with Strong and Weak Annotators* at the NIPS 2014 workshop Crowdsourcing and Machine Learning, Montréal, 13 December 2014
I will present the poster *Stochastic Relaxation over the Exponential Family: Second-Order Geometry* at the Geometry of Information and Optimization GIO 2014 workshop, Bordeaux, 4-5 December 2014
I'm coauthor of a paper at MaxEnt 2014, Château Clos Lucé, Amboise, France, 21-26 september 2014
I will be a lecturer at the PhD Course on
Information Geometry in Learning and Optimization, Copenhagen, September 22-26 2014
Since 20th of September 2014, I will be a Visiting Research at INRIA TAO in Paris for one year, under the Japanese Government Grant Program 2013 *Strategic Young Researchers Overseas Visits Program for Accelerating Brain Circulation*
I will give a talk at RIKEN BSI on the 18th of September 2014
Since 1st of July 2014, I moved to Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan as Assistant Professor
I will present the tutorial *Information Geometry in Evolutionary Computation* together with Tobias Glasmachers at
GECCO 2014, July 12-16 2014, Vancouver, Canada
From 1st of May to 30 of June I will be a Research Assistant at Collegio Carlo Alberto, working with Giovanni Pistone
## 2013

I will present the paper *Robust Estimation of Natural Gradient in Optimization by Regularized Linear Regression* at
GSI 2013, August 28-30 2013, Paris, France
I will present the paper *Natural Gradient, Fitness Modelling and Model Selection: A Unifying Perspective* at
CEC 2013, June 20-23 2013, Canun, Mexico
## 2012

ASP Alumni meets Confindustria. Identifying and rewarding excellence and innovation - a challenge for Italy believing in
the future. Aula Rogers del Politecnico di Milano. April 14, 2012, Milano

I will have a talk at the Workshop on Graphical Models: Mathematics,
Statistics and Computer Sciences. The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, April 16-18, 2012, Toronto, Canada.
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