Here's a list of potential topics for CUP. Some of these I have copied from last year's list. Feel free to add others
##### Statistics

##### Nonparametrics (Bayesian and otherwise)

##### Inference

##### Optimisation

##### Scaling

##### Machine learning

##### Neural networks

#####

- Readings from Christian Robert's seminar on classic statistics papers could be fun! List is here: https://www.ceremade.dauphine.fr/~xian/M2classics.html
- Asymptotic statistics --- van der Vaart
- Lasso, ARS, sparsity
- Approximate Bayesian Computation
- 9 Great Statistics papers published after 1970 from Rob Tibshirani: http://normaldeviate.wordpress.com/2012/12/21/guest-post-rob-tibshirani/
- Blog post on 5 most influential statistics papers of 2000-2010 with various people's suggestions: http://simplystatistics.org/2013/07/22/what-are-the-5-most-influential-statistics-papers-of-2000-2010/

- Bayesian nonparametric --- Nils Hjort edited book
- All of nonparametric statistics
- Gaussian processes
- Something about with kernels

- Variational Inference in Nonconjugate Models
- Nonparametric Bayes particle filtering
- Sequential monte carlo

- Nesterov acceleration
- ADMM (e.g., Foundations and Trends book)
- SGD papers
- SGD: Xiao, L., & Zhang, T. (2014). A proximal stochastic gradient method

> with progressive variance reduction. SIOPT, 24(4), 2057-2075.

> http://epubs.siam.org/doi/abs/10.1137/140961791 - SGD: Duchi, J. C., Bartlett, P. L., & Wainwright, M. J. (2012).

> Randomized smoothing for stochastic optimization. SIOPT, 22(2),

> 674-701.

> http://epubs.siam.org/doi/abs/10.1137/110831659

>

- leskovic et al mining massive data sets. http://www.mmds.org/#book
- Papers on locality sensitive hashhing http://www.mit.edu/~andoni/LSH/
- Papers on Spark
- Several streaming inference papers from this past NIPS

- Taskar stuff with DPPs

- Batch Normalization: Accelerating Deep Network Training by Reducing

Internal Covariate Shift

Sergey Ioffe, Christian Szegedy

http://arxiv.org/abs/1502.03167

-- CharlesSutton - 07 Nov 2013

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