Programmer, scientist, musician.
Computer Science B.Sc. from the DIRO at Université de Montréal.
Computer Science Masters from the McGill SOCS under the supervision of Joelle Pineau and Doina Precup. My thesis was on conditional computation.
Currently PhD student at the Reasoning and Learning Lab in McGill, under the supervision of Joelle Pineau and Doina Precup.
I'm mainly interested in
Reach me on gmail, my username is bengioe.
Here is my curriculum vitae.
|Research & Writings||
Independently Controllable Features
Emmanuel Bengio, Valentin Thomas, Joelle Pineau, Doina Precup, Yoshua Bengio, RLDM 2017 submission Deep Nets Don't Learn via Memorization
David Krueger, Nicolas Ballas, Stanislaw Jastrzebski, Devansh Arpit, Maxinder S. Kanwal, Tegan Maharaj, Emmanuel Bengio, Asja Fischer, Aaron Courville. International Conference on Learning Representations, Workshop Track (ICLR 2017)
On Reinforcement Learning for Deep Neural Architectures: conditional computation with stochastic computation policies
Emmanuel Bengio - Master's thesis, 2016
Conditional Computation in Neural Networks for faster models
Emmanuel Bengio, Pierre-Luc Bacon, Joelle Pineau, Doina Precup. International Conference on Learning Representations, Workshop Track (ICLR 2016)
> github code, [Youtube] ICML Abstraction in RL talk
Conditional computation in neural networks using a decision-theoretic approach
Pierre-Luc Bacon, Emmanuel Bengio, Joelle Pineau, Doina Precup. 2nd Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (RLDM 2015)
> github code
Combining modality specific deep neural networks for emotion recognition in video
Samira Ebrahimi Kahou et al. Proceedings of the 15th ACM on International conference on multimodal interaction. ACM, 2013.
On weight initialization of deep networks
|Code & stuff||
PyVariable, a C++ class that wraps PyObject (2.x).
Pirate Story Online, the first big game (attempt) I ever made (age 13-15).
|Things worth reading||
This is water (the late David Foster Wallace)
How to be perfectly unhappy (the Oatmeal)
Things I have composed and recorded, on Soundcloud.
Things I listen to (in no particular order):
Uriah Heep, Gentle Giant, Dream Theater, Sloche, Maneige, Led Zeppelin, Pollen (Qc), Liquid Tension Experiment, Smooth McGroove, Don Ross, Rush, Ewan Dobson, Harmonium, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd