2017 Workshop on
Statistical Physics of Disordered Systems
and Its Applications (SPDSA2017)
--- Statistical-Mechanical Informatics and Statistical Machine Learning Theory in Big Data Sciences ---

Schedule: 8-9 February, 2017

Venue: Meeting Room Horai in Akiu Resort Hotel Sakan (Access)
    Yumoto Akiu, Taihaku-Ku, Sendai 982-0241, Japan

Scientific Program:

      Organized session only: We do not accept submissions from non-invited speakers.

    8 February, 2017

      13:20-13:30 Opening
        Kazuyuki Tanaka (Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan)

      13:30-15:00 Session 1
        Federico Ricci-Tersenghi (Dipartmento di Fisica, Universitá di Roma, "La Sapienza", Italy)
          Title: Phase Transitions in Semidefinite Relaxations (a fast & robust algorithm for community detection)
        Muneki Yasuda (Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamagata University, Japan)
          Title: Relationship between pre-training and maximum likelihood estimation in deep Boltzmann machines

      15:00-15:15 Break

      15:15-16:45 Session 2

        Pan Zhang (Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
          Title: Spectral detection of global structures in the noisy data
        Utako Yamamoto (Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan)
          Title: Shape estimation of elastic object with neural network

    9 February 2017
      10:15-12:30 Session 3
        Sam Schoenholz (Google Brain, Google, USA)
          Title: Understanding deep neural networks using statistical field theory
        Akihisa Ichiki (Institutes of Innovation for Future Society, Nagoya University, Japan)
          Title: Physics of nonequilibrium steady state and its application to numerical technique
        Shun Kataoka (Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan)
          Title: Community detection algorithm utilizing attribute data
      12:30-12:40 Closing

Organized by

    Masayuki Ohzeki (Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan)
    Kazuyuki Tanaka (Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan)

Supported by

    JST-CREST``Foundations of Innovative Algorithms for Big Data''
    JSPS KAKENHI Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) ``Design Theory of Probabilistic Computational Modeling in Community Detection by Non-Additive Volume and Entropy'' (No.25280089)

Co-Supported by

    Graduate School of Information Sciences (GSIS), Tohoku University, Japan

Related Webpages

    SPDSA2013 (20-21 March, 2013, Sendai, Japan)
    SPDSA2014 (10 March, 2014, Kyoto, Japan)
    SPDSA2015 (19 February, 2015, Kyoto, Japan)
    SPDSA2016 (27-28 January, 2016, Sendai, Japan)

Contact to SPDSA2017 office