Object-Oriented Learning (OOL): Perception, Representation, and Reasoning

International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)

Friday July 17, 2020, Virtual Workshop

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Energy-Based Models for Object-Oriented Learning

  • Igor Mordatch
  • (Invited Talk)

The video will become available after 1st August 2020 in accordance with the ICML2020 Code of Conduct.

Energy-based models are undergoing a resurgence of interest, but their applications have largely focused on generative modeling and density estimation. In this talk I will discuss application of energy-based models to object or concept oriented learning and reasoning. These models offer an elegant approach to concept composition, continual and unsupervised learning, and usage of concepts in multiple contexts. I will show examples of these advantages, and conclude with a set of future research directions.