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ABC in Svalbard [#0]

April 12, 2021

It has started! In case you need the link to follow the talks, here it is! And most slides and past talks are also on-line.

ABC in… everywhere [programme]

April 8, 2021

The ABC in Svalbard workshop is taking place on-line next week (and most sadly not in Svalbard). The programme is available on the ABC site. It starts (in Australia) at 4:00GMT (14 AEST) and finishes (in France) at 15:30GMT (17:30 CET). Registration is free but needed to access the Zoom codes!  See you on Zoom […]

ABC & the eighth plague of Egypt [locusts in forests]

April 6, 2021

“If you refuse to let them go, I will bring locusts into your country tomorrow. They will cover the face of the ground so that it cannot be seen. They will devour what little you have left after the hail, including every tree that is growing in your fields. They will fill your houses and […]

γ-ABC

March 24, 2021

An AISTATS 2021 paper by Masahiro Fujisawa,Takeshi Teshima, Issei Sato and Masashi Sugiyama (RIKEN, Tokyo) just appeared on arXiv.  (AISTATS 2021 is again virtual this year.) “ABC can be sensitive to outliers if a data discrepancy measure is chosen inappropriately (…) In this paper, we propose a novel outlier-robust and computationally-efficient discrepancy measure based on […]

One World ABC seminar [season 2]

March 23, 2021

The One World ABC seminar will resume its talks on ABC methods with a talk on Thursday, 25 March, 12:30CET, by Mijung Park, from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, on the exciting topic of producing differential privacy by ABC. (Talks will take place on a monthly basis.)