Interesting things at NIPS 2015
NIPS is getting big. If you think of each day as a conference crammed into a day, you get a good flavor of things. Here are some of the interesting things I saw.
Two other notable events happened during NIPS.
- The Imagenet challenge and MS COCO results came out. The first represents a significant improvement over previous years (details here).
- The Open AI initiative started. Concerned billionaires create a billion dollar endowment to advance AI in a public(NOT Private) way. What will be done better than NSF (which has a similar(ish) goal)? I can think of many possibilities.
See also Seb’s post.