This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 766186.

Project Meetings and Training Events

ECOLE Meetings:

May 20-22, 2019, Birmingham, United Kingdom

May 20: Workshop held for ESRs, on “Machine Learning approaches to Engineering Data Optimisation”. Talks given by University of Birmingham academic staff as follows:

Leandro Minku (UoB) Talk title: “Statistical Comparison of Algorithms”

Peter Tino (UoB) Talk title: Dynamical Systems as Feature Representations for Learning from Temporal Data”

Ata Kaban (UoB) Talk title: “Structure-aware Learning with Random Projections”

Per Kristian Lehre (UoB) Talk title: Self-adaptation in Evolutionary Computation”

Zhao Xu Talk (NEC) Talk title: “Deep latent variable models”

May 21: Project management meeting. ESRs will also be given the opportunity to present and discuss their research topic, any new findings and allow for feedback from project supervisors.

May 22: ECOLE first “Project Check” meeting with the EU officer. Updates and discussion around project progression over the last 6-12months since the start of the project.

February 14, 2019, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Project management meeting via teleconference to discuss project progression and planning.

November 28-30 2018, Leiden, Netherlands

November 28: Social activities organised for the ESRs and project team members.

November 29: Workshop held for ESRs on “Vision on Industry 4.0”. Scientific talks given as follows:

Gédo Kuiper, Talk title: “Introduction Vision on Industry 4.0”

Bas van Stein, Talk title: “Deep Steel, Optimizing Networks to Discover Defects on Steel Surfaces”.

Hao Wang, Talk title: “Anomaly Detection in High Dimensional Space for Industrial Application”

Afternoon Workshop held for ESRs on “Complex and Large Optimisation”. Scientific talks given as follows:

Michael Emmerich, Talk title: “Introduction Complex and Large Optimization. Duration”.

Hao Wang, Talk title: “Efficient Global Optimization for Complex Search Space. Duration”.

Kaifeng Yang, Talk title: “Towards Multi-objective Bayesian Global Optimization. Duration”.

November 30: Project scientific discussions. ESRs had the opportunity to present their research topics. Presentations given by project beneficiaries Dr Zhao Xu, (NEC) and Dr Stefan Menzel, (HRI-EU).

September 28 2018, Offenbach, Germany

Project management meeting. Updates on project progression.

February 7 2018, Birmingham, United Kingdom

An initial project kick off meeting, discussing general plans for the project, commencing the recruitment process and what strategy to undertake for this.


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