I am a PhD student under the supervision of Ruslan Salakhutdinov. In June 2015 I graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Science, Computer Science Specialist with a focus in Artificial Intelligence.
My CV can be found here.
I can be reached at
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Below is a list of some of the work I have done.
E. Parisotto, J. Ba, R. Salakhutdinov. "Actor-Mimic: Deep Multitask and Transfer Reinforcement Learning". Submitted to International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) 2016. http://arxiv.org/abs/1511.06342.
- Presented at Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2015 Deep Reinforcement Learning workshop (spotlight + poster).
E. Mansimov, E. Parisotto, J. Ba, R. Salakhutdinov. "Generating Images From Captions with Attention". Submitted to International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) 2016. http://arxiv.org/abs/1511.02793.
- Presented at Neural Information Processing System (NIPS) 2015 Multimodal Machine Learning workshop (poster) and Reasoning, Attention, Memory (RAM) workshop (oral).
Graduate Course Projects
CS2542 "Topics in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning: Automated Planning and Reasoning about Action", Summer 2014
Instructor: Professor Sheila McIlraith
Description: Wrote a literature review covering Inverse Reinforcement Learning and several of its main algorithms.
Undergraduate Research Projects
E. Parisotto, Y.A. Ghassabeh, S. Freydoonnejad, F. Rudzicz. "EEG Dimensionality Reduction in Automatic Identification of Synonymy". In Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2015.
E. Parisotto, Y.A. Ghassabeh, M.J. MacDonald, A. Cozma, E.W. Pang, F. Rudzicz. "Automatic Identification of Received Language in MEG". In Proceedings of Interspeech 2015.
2014, CSC384 "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" Teaching Assistant (Course Development)
- Redeveloped two programming assignments for the course from prolog to python 3./li>
- Designed and created the automated marking code.