UBC Computer Science Assistant Professor Mark Schmidt, together with co-authors Nicolas Le Roux and Francis Bach, received the prestigious Lagrange Prize in Continuous Optimization, for their paper “Minimizing finite sums with the stochastic average gradient” (NIPS, 2012; Mathematical Programming, 2017).
The prize is awarded by the Mathematical Optimization Society and SIAM every three years to recognize outstanding contribution to the area of continuous optimization. The award is evaluated based on the work’s mathematcial quality, significance, and originality.
Reporting to the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, the Math & Computer Science Technician/Instructor provides technical and administrative support to the Mathematics and Computer Science programs. The successful candidate will work [...]
1st International Hands-on Workshop on Collaborative Modeling 2021 (HoWCoM) 10 - 12 October 2021 -- Virtual Edition https://howcom2021.github.io/ Co-located with the MODELS 2021 conference HoWCoM aims to bring together developers of collaborative MDE tools, [...]
The Department of Computer Science invites applications for one or more full-time tenured or tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level, commencing July 1, 2022, or on a date mutually agreed upon. The [...]
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