Royal Holloway College, University of London Meeting : Support Vector Machines

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Day 1 : Thursday 20th September 2001 : Themed Papers

Time Session Supervisor
09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:30 Introduction to Kernel Methods Craig Saunders (RHUL)
10:30 Coffee
11:00 Bayesian Methods and Support Vector Machines Peter Sollich (King's College London)
11:45 Kernel-Based Methods for Functional Interpretation of Gene Expression Data Colin Campbell (Bristol University)
12:30 Spotlight Talks
12:45 Lunch and Poster Session
14:15 Statistical Learning Theory and Support Vector Machines Vladimir Vapnik (AT&T/RHUL)
15:15 The Relevance Vector Machine Mike Tipping (Microsoft Research)
15:45 Tea
16:15 Structural Modelling with Sparse Kernels Steve Gunn (Southampton University)
16:50 Solution to Puzzle Corner #18
17:05 Close of Day One
18:00 Social event - Conference Dinner on campus

Day 2 : Friday 21st September 2001 : General Papers

Time Session Supervisor
09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:30 Musical Analysis with ICA and Blackboard Architectures Mark Plumbley (King's College London)
10:15 Neural Network Analysis of Renal Nuclear Medicine Images Romina Jose (King's College London)
10:45 Coffee
11:15 Intelligent Enterprise Systems Tony Wicks (Searchspace Ltd.)
11:55 Detecting and Tracking Pedestrians using Active Contour Models and Neural Networks Ken Tabb (University of Hertfordshire)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Panel Discussion Kernels versus Features: which is best and how to choose them?
15:15 Tea and Close of Meeting