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Core themes

The ASSEMBLE project is centered around three core research themes. 1. A formally defined probabilistic modeling language. 2. Probabilistic models gaining situational awareness. 3. Learning in high-dimensional models.


The goal is to automate probabilistic modeling of dynamical systems (and their surroundings) via a formally defined probabilistic modeling language. We have identified specific intermediate research goals and organized these into three disciplinary research themes.

Research Theme 1: Develop a formally defined probabilistic modeling language and an efficient model compiler that is directly suitable for industrial adoption. For a pre-release of our probabilistic programming language Birch, click here.

Research Theme 2: Construct probabilistic models representing complex dynamical systems that gain situational awareness in their environments using high-dimensional sensor data to automatically compute system controllers, obviating the need for explicit tuning by a machine learning expert.

Research Theme 3: Automate complexity reducing techniques for learning in high-dimensional models, with the goal of making the methods viable for inclusion in the model compiler.

Updated  2018-03-21 19:20:48 by Thomas Schön.