Past News

See also the list of past events I have attended


  • [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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