I’m a starting PhD student at UBC with Mark Schmidt, where I do research on optimization for applications in machine learning.


Papers

Limitations of the empirical Fisher approximation
with Lukas Balles and Philipp Hennig
NeurIPS 2019 | arXiv | PDF | Blog post by Ferenc Huszár

SLANG: fast structured covariance approximations for Bayesian deep learning with natural gradient
with Aaron Mishkin*, Didrik Nielsen, Mark Schmidt and Mohammed Emtiyaz Khan
NeurIPS 2018 | arXiv | PDF


Software utilities

quick and dirty LaTeX to UTF8 converter
small utility to download libsvm datasets