Talks and Tutorials

Past

2017
Keynote: Open-World Probabilistic Databases [pdf], 3rd Global Conference on Artificial Intelligence (GCAI 2017), Florida, USA
Invited Talk: First-Order Knowledge Compilation [pdf], Dagstuhl Seminar on Recent Trends in Knowledge Compilation
Invited Talk: PSDDs for Tractable Learning in Structured and Unstructured Spaces [pdf], Second International Workshop on Declarative Learning Based Programming (DeLBP), Melbourne, Australia
Talk: PSDDs for Tractable Learning in Structured and Unstructured Spaces [pdf], Computer Science Department, University of British Columbia
Invited Talk: Open-World Probabilistic Databases [pdf], The 30th International FLAIRS Conference, Florida, USA
Invited Talk: Tractable Learning in Structured Probability Spaces [pdf], The AAAI-17 Workshop on Symbolic Inference and Optimization (SymInfOpt-17), San Francisco
Invited Talk: Tractable Learning in Structured Probability Spaces [pdf], Statistics Department Seminar, UCLA
2016
Invited Talk: Tractable Learning in Structured Probability Spaces [pdf], DTAI Seminar, KU Leuven, Belgium
Invited Talk: Tractable Learning in Structured Probability Spaces [pdf], Southern California Machine Learning Symposium, Caltech
Invited Talk: Probabilistic Reasoning by First-Order Model Counting [pdf] [video], Workshop on Uncertainty in Computation, Simons Institute, Berkeley
Invited Talk: Open-World Probabilistic Databases [pdf], International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management (SUM), Nice, France
Invited Talk: First-Order Probabilistic Reasoning: Successes and Challenges [pdf], International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Early Career Spotlight
Tutorial: Lifted Probabilistic Inference in Relational Models [pdf], International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Co-authored with Dan Suciu.
Invited Talk: First-Order Knowledge Compilation [pdf], AAAI-16 Workshop on Beyond NP, Phoenix
Talk: Open-World Probabilistic Databases [pdf], Spring Workshop on Mining and Learning (SML), Titisee, Germany
2015
Invited Talk: Sentential Decision Diagrams And Their Applications [pdf], with Adnan Darwiche and Arthur Choi, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia
Talk: Efficient Algorithms for Bayesian Network Parameter Learning from Incomplete Data [pdf], Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI)
Invited Talk: First-Order Knowledge Compilation for Probabilistic Reasoning [pdf], Symposium on New Frontiers in Knowledge Compilation, Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms, Austria
Invited Talk: Symmetry in Probabilistic Databases [pdf], Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management, Lima, Peru
Invited Tutorial: An Overview of Statistical Relational Learning, Alberto Mendelzon Graduate School on Data Management, Lima, Peru
Talk: Approximate Symmetries in Lifted Inference [pdf] [video], Banff Workshop on New Perspectives for Relational Learning
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf], Department of Computer Science, Cornell University
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf], Microsoft Research, Redmond
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf] [video], Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf], Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf], Department of Computer Science, University of California, Irvine
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf], Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf], Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf], Department of Computer Science, Tufts University
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf], Department of Computer Science and Informatics, Indiana University, Bloomington
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf], School of Computer and Communication Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Invited Talk: Scalable Inference and Learning for High-Level Probabilistic Models [pdf], Computer Science Department, University of California, Los Angeles
Talk: On the Role of Canonicity in Knowledge Compilation [pdf], AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Talk: Lifted Probabilistic Inference for Asymmetric Graphical Models [pdf], AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
2014
Tutorial: Lifted probabilistic inference in relational models [pdf], Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), Co-authored with Dan Suciu.
Invited Tutorial: Lifted inference in statistical relational models [pdf], International workshop on Big Uncertain Data (BUDA) at the ACM SIGMOD/PODS conference
Invited Talk: ECCAI Dissertation Award Ceremony at the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), Prague, Czech Republic
Invited Talk: Scientific prize IBM Belgium for Informatics Award Ceremony, IBM, Brussels, Belgium
Invited Talk: Lifted Inference and Learning in Statistical Relational Models, Center for Data Science, University of Washington, Tacoma
2012
Talk: Recent advances in lifted inference at Leuven [pdf], Spring Workshop on Mining and Learning, Bad Neuenahr, Germany
2011
Talk: Probabilistic programming in Scala [pdf], BeScala Meet-up, Belgium
Invited Talk: Monte-Carlo tree search for multi-player, no-limit Texas hold’em poker [pdf], SIKS Symposium on Strategic Decision-Making in Complex Games, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Tutorial Presenter: Lifted probabilistic inference by first-order knowledge compilation [pdf], IJCAI Tutorial on Lifted Inference in Probabilistic Logical Models
2010
Talk: DTProbLog: A Decision-Theoretic Probabilistic Prolog [pdf], Twenty-fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence