Black Box Learning and Inference

NIPS Workshop, 12 December 2015, Montréal, Canada


Key Dates

Call for Abstracts

We invite contributions of two types:

1. Systems Spotlights and Panel

Systems developers are invited to participate in a spotlight session and panel discussion on

Contributors are invited to submit an abstract outlining the design goals of the system, its intended use cases and modeling syntax. We recommend that these abstracts include at least one code example that is explained in detail.

2. Research Contributions

We invite research abstracts on the following topics, to be presented as posters, contributed talks, or as short spotlight talks:

Submitted abstracts should be 2–4 pages in NIPS format, sent to nips2015blackbox@gmail.com before October 16 2015 (midnight PDT). Submissions need not be anonymized. Additional space beyond the fourth page is permitted for references, if required.

Authors will be notified of acceptance and presentation type (poster, spotlight, talk) by November 2 2015. Final versions of submitted abstracts are due 2 December 2015 and will be distributed on the workshop website.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of NVIDIA Corporation for sponsoring the best poster award.