Pam Liversidge Building, PLB-E05, University of Sheffield, UK,

14 - 17 September 2015

organized by Neil Lawrence, Javier Gonzalez, Sheffield ML Group,

Monday 14 September

8:00 - 9:00 Arrivals

9:00 - 10:30 Introduction to GPs, Neil Lawrence, University of Sheffield

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:45 GPs And Latent Variable Models, Neil Lawrence, University of Sheffield

11:45 - 12:30 Bayesian Latent Variable Modelling With GPs, Andreas Damianou, University of Sheffield

12:30 - 13:45 Lunch Break

13:45 - 15:30 Lab Session 1 Gaussian Process Models with GPy [jupyter notebook]

13:45 - 15:30 Lab Session 1 Gaussian Process Models with GP-LVM [jupyter notebook]

15:30 - 16:00 Tea Break

16:00 - 17:00 Kernel Design, Nicolas Durrande, Ecole de Mine de St Etienne

Tuesday 15 September

8:00 - 9:00 Arrivals

9:00 - 10:30 Fitting Covariance and Multi-output Gaussian Processes, Neil Lawrence, University of Sheffield

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00 Sparse Gaussian Processes, James Hensman, University of Sheffield [jupyter notebook]

12:00 - 12:45 Gaussian Processes with non-Gaussian Likelihoods, Alan Saul, University of Sheffield

12:45 - 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 - 15:30 Lab Session 2 Gaussian Process for Classification and Sparse Gaussian Processes [jupyter notebook]

15:30 - 16:00 Tea Break

16:00 - 17:00 Distributed Gaussian Processes, Marc Deisenroth, Imperial College

18:00 - 20:00 Social Event (Group 1)

Wednesday 16 September

8:30 - 9:00 Arrivals

9:00 - 10:30 Global Optimization with Gaussian Processes, Javier González, University of Sheffield

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00 Bayesian Optimization, Nando de Freitas, University of Oxford and Google DeepMind

12:00 - 12:45 Incorporating structural priors in Gaussian random field models, David Ginsbourger, IDIAP and University of Bern

12:45 - 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 - 15:30 Lab Session 3 Bayesian Optimization with GPyOpt [jupyter notebook]

15:30 - 16:00 Tea Break

16:00 - 17:00 ABC and history matching with GPs, Rich Wilkinson, University of Nottingham

18:00 - 20:00 Social Event (Group 2)

Thursday 17 September

Gaussian Processes for Global Optimization Workshop