Master’s Thesis Presentation • Machine Learning — Identifying Regions of Trusted PredictionsExport this event to calendar

Thursday, May 27, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT

Please note: This master’s thesis presentation will be given online.

Nivasini Ananthakrishnan, Master’s candidate
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

Supervisor: Professor Shai Ben-David

Quantifying the probability of a label prediction being correct on a given test point or a given sub-population enables users to better decide how to use and when to trust machine learning derived predictors. In this work, combining aspects of prior work on conformal predictions and selective classification, we provide a unifying framework for confidence requirements that allows for distinguishing between various sources of uncertainty in the learning process as well as various region specifications. We then consider a set of common prior assumptions on the data generation process and show how these allow learning justifiably trusted predictors.


To join this master’s thesis presentation on Zoom, please go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81290732372?pwd=QmEvSHcvaTRuZFhHQjBZUGhBaWhtQT09.

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200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada
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