RIKEN Workshop on Information Geometry

Shun-ichi Amari (RIKEN BSI),
Keiko Uohashi (Tohoku Gakuin University),
Hiroshi Matsuzoe (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
Date: Aug 31 (Wed) - Sep 1 (Thu), 2011
Place: RIKEN BSI Central Building 2F
S205 Seminar Room
Aug 31 (Wed)
9:00 - 10:30 Hong Van Le (Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic (ASCR))
Monotone invariants and existence or nonexistence of immersions of statistical manifolds
10:30 - 11:00 H Furuhata (Hokkaido University)
Statistical immersions
11:00 - 11:30 S Amari (RIKEN BSI)
Embedding of curves and surfaces
11:30 - 12:00 K Uohashi (Tohoku Gakuin University)
Harmonicity of level surfaces
Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 Jun Zhang (University of Michigan)
Alpha-Hessian Structure
14:00 - 14:30 S Eguchi (Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
Projective power entropy and maximum Tsallis entropy distributions
14:30 - 15:00 H Matsuzoe (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
Geometry of q-Exponential distributions
15:30 - 16:00 A Ohara (Fukui University)
When is a conformal divergence canonical?
16:00 - 16:30 Guido Montufar (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics for Science)
Geometry of Restricted Boltzmann Machines Towards Geometry of Deep Belief Networks
16:30 - 17:00 M Oizumi (RIKEN BSI)
Information loss associated with imperfect observation and mismatched decoding
17:30 - 18:00 S Amari (RIKEN BSI)
Sparse signal analysis (Minkovskian gradient)
Sep 1 (Thu)
9:30 - 12:00 Presentations of problems
Free discussions