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NeSy Program (All times are CEST)


Monday 25



12:00 - 13:00: NeSy Session
NeSy and Continual Learning

12:00 - 12:20
Hava Seigelmann, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
Lifelong Learning: The Cutting Edge of Artificial Intelligence
12:20 - 12:40
Craig Atkinson, University of Otago, New Zealand
Achieving Continual Learning with Pseudo-Rehearsal
12:40 - 13:00
Razvan Pascanu, Google DeepMind, London, UK
What Should We Expect from a Lifelong Learning System?


16:30 - 17:30: NeSy Tutorial I
Deep Deductive Reasoning over Semantic Web Logics

Pascal Hitzler, Aaron Eberhart, Kansas State University, USA, Monireh Ebrahimi, lBM Watson San Francisco, USA, Federico Bianchi, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy


16:30 - 17:30: NeSy Tutorial II
NeSy and Continual Learning

16:30 - 16:50
Rahaf Aljundi, Toyota Motor Europe
The Challenges and Settings for Continual Learning
16:50 - 17:10
Tom Mitchell, CMU, USA
Lessons from the Never Ending Language Learner
16:50 - 17:10
Bing Liu, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Continual Learning for Knowledge Accumulation


16:30 - 17:30: NeSy Tutorial III
NeSy and Explainable AI

Adam White, Artur Garcez, City, University of London, UK


Tuesday 26




12:00 - 13:00
NeSy and the Semantic Web

12:00 - 12:30: Invited Talk
Ian Horrocks
Title TBA
12:30 - 12:45: Paper presentation
Mirantha Jayathilaka, Tingting Mu and Uli Sattler
Ontology-based n-ball Concept Embeddings Informing Few-shot Image Classification
12:45 - 13:00: Discussion
Dagmar Gromann, Luis Anke, Thierry Declerck


16:30 - 17:30: NeSy Session
16:30 - 16:45
Conference TrackPaolo Dragone, Stefano Teso and Andrea Passerini
Neuro-Symbolic Constraint Programming for Structured Prediction (pdf)
16:45 - 17:00
Conference Track Harald Strömfelt, Luke Dickens, Artur d'Avila Garcez and Alessandra Russo
Coherent and Consistent Relational Transfer Learning with Auto-encoders (pdf)
17:00 - 17:30: Invited talk
Guy van den Broeck
Reasoning about Learned Models' Behaviour


Wednesday 27



12:00 - 13:00: NeSy Session
NeSy Industry Track

12:00 - 12:10: Michael Spranger, Sony
12:10 - 12:20: Dan Philps, Rothko: Death by XAI in Finance
12:20 - 12:30: Joe Townsend, Fujitsu: Towards Trusted AI: Rule-based explanations of CNN behaviour
12:30 - 12:40: Alex Jaimes, Dataminr
12:40 - 12:50: Dragos Margineantu, Boeing 12:50 - 13:00: Discussion and Q&A
13:00 - 13:30: Break


13:30 - 14:30
NeSy and XAI

13:30 - 13:45
Conference TrackTheodoros Kasioumis, Joe Townsend and Hiroya Inakoshi
Elite BackProp: Training Sparse Interpretable Neurons
13:45 - 14:00
Conference TrackAnna Himmelhuber, Sonja Zillner, Stephan Grimm, Martin Ringsquandl, Mitchell Joblin and Thomas Runkler
A New Concept for Explaining Graph Neural Networks
14:00 - 14:30: Invited Talk
Zachary Lipton
Title TBA