Machine Learning Coffee Seminars

About Us

Machine Learning Coffee seminars are weekly seminars held jointly by the Aalto University and the University of Helsinki. The seminars aim to gather people from different fields of science with interest in machine learning. Seminars will be held weekly on Mondays at 9 am - 10 am. The location alternates between Aalto University and the University of Helsinki. At Aalto University, talks will be held in Konemiehentie 2, seminar room T6 and at the University of Helsinki in Kumpula, seminar room Exactum D122 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b), unless otherwise noted. Talks will begin at 9:15 am and coffee will be served from 9:00 am.

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Upcoming Talks (2018)

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Spring 2018

May 14

Minisymposium on Interactive AI

Organizers: Giulio Jacucci  and Antti Oulasvirta


Computational Rationality: Convergence of Machine Learning, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Robotics, and HCI

Speaker: Antti Oulasvirta

Interactive Intent Modelling and Knowledge Elicitation

Speaker: Samuel Kaski

Interactive Robot Learning

Speaker: Ville Kyrki

Flash Talks

Emotional Rationality

Speaker: Jussi Jokinen


Place of Seminar: Aalto University

May 21


Speaker: Harri Lähdesmäki

Affiliation: Professor of Computer Science, Aalto University

Place of Seminar: University of Helsinki

May 28

Minisymposium on Privacy-Preserving and Secure AI

Organizers: N. Asokan  and Antti Honkela


Speaker: N. Asokan
Speaker: Antti Honkela

Flash Talks


Place of Seminar: Aalto University


History of Previous Talks



Samuel Kaski  Professor of Computer Science, Aalto University
Teemu Roos Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Helsinki
Homayun Afrabandpey PhD Student, Aalto University


Last updated on 9 May 2018 by Homayun Afrabandpey - Page created on 3 Dec 2016 by Homayun Afrabandpey