Professional Services:
I was a co-organizer of
  • "Challenges in Hierarchical Learning: Transfer Learning and Optimization,"
    with Marc'Aurelio Ranzato, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Andrew Y. Ng and Josh Tenenbaum.

    I was / have been a reviewer of the following conferences and journals:
  • Conferences: ICML(2007,2008,2009,2010), NIPS(2008,2009,2010,2011), ECML(2007),
    SIGIR(2008,2009), ICRA(2008,2009), IROS(2008,2009), SIGGRAPH Asia(2011)
  • Journals: JMLR, IEEE PAMI, IEEE TNNs, Machine Learning Journal, Journal of Information Retrieval

    I was in the programme committee of the following workshops
  • Learning to Rank SIGIR (2007, 2008, 2009),
  • Structured Inputs/Structured Outputs workshops NIPS (2008),
  • Machine Learning for Graphs ECML (2006),
  • Deep Learning and Unsupervised Feature Learning NIPS (2010,2011),
  • Gesture Recognition Workshop CVPR (2011),
  • Unsupervised Transfer Learning Workshop ICML (2011),