Working Experiences

  • Research-based Software Engineer with Le Song

          Ant Financial

          Dec. 2017 - Jan. 2018

          Hangzhou, China

          UC Berkeley

          Fall 2017

          Berkeley, CA

          Microsoft Research

          Summer 2017

          Redmond, WA

Publications

. Learning to Explain: An Information-Theoretic Perspective on Model Interpretation. In ICML, 2018.

Preprint Code Project

. Language-Based Image Editing with Recurrent Attentive Models. In CVPR (Spotlight), 2018.

Preprint Code Project Spotlight Talk

. DAGGER: A sequential algorithm for FDR control on DAGs. Biometrika, 2018.

Preprint Code Project Slides

. Kernel Feature Selection via Conditional Covariance Minimization. In NIPS, 2017.

PDF Code Project Poster Blog

. Non-Convex Finite-Sum Optimization Via SCSG Methods. In NIPS, 2017.

PDF Code Project Poster

. QuTE: Decentralized multiple testing on sensor networks with false discovery rate control. In CDC, 2017.

PDF Code Project Poster

Projects

Model Interpretation and Feature Selection

We focus on feature selection and instancewise feature selection as approaches for model interpretation.

Decision Making on Graphs

We design algorithms for hypothesis testing on graphs and networks that control false discovery rate.

Language-based Image Editing

We design models for editing images based on language description.

Optimization

We study variance reduction in stochastic gradient optimization.

Professional Activities

  • Poster on Kernel Feature Selection via Conditional Covariance Minimization.
    31st Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), December 2017.

  • Poster on Nonconvex Finite-Sum Optimization Via SCSG Methods. 31st Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), December 2017.

  • Talk on FDR control on directed acyclic graphs. 10th International Conference on Multiple Comparison Procedures, June 2017.

  • Poster on Decentralized decision making on networks with FDR control. 10th International Conference on Multiple Comparison Procedures, June 2017.

Honors & Awards

Contact

  • jianbochen at berkeley dot edu