Overall Objectives
Research Program
Application Domains
Highlights of the Year
New Software and Platforms
New Results
Bilateral Contracts and Grants with Industry
Partnerships and Cooperations
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Section: Partnerships and Cooperations

International Initiatives

Inria Associate Teams not involved in an Inria International Labs


In the end of 2015 SequeL started an Inria Associate team with CWI, Amsterdam. This project is called “Universal algorithms for sequential forecasting and bandit problems” and is led by Daniil Ryabko from the SequeL side, and by Peter Grunwald from the CWI side.


Inria International Partners

Declared Inria International Partners
Montanuniverstat Leoben

Montanuniverstat Leoben (MUL), Austria, is an international partner of SequeL . The work in 2015 has been mostly on representation learning in reinforcement learning. The partnership involves Ronald Ortner and Peter Auer on the MUL side.

Informal International Partners
  • University of California Irvine (USA)

    • Anima Anandkumar Collaborator

    • A. Lazaric collaborates with A. Anandkumar on the use of spectral methods for reinforcement learning.

  • Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

    • Nicola Gatti Collaborator

    • A. Lazaric finalized a work with N. Gatti on the application of MAB on sponsored search auctions and mechanism design.

  • Universität Potsdam (Germany)

    • Alexandra Carpentier Collaborator

    • M. Valko collaborates with A. Carpentier on scaling bandits to large dimensions and structures.

  • Adobe Research, California

    • Branislav Kveton Collaborator

      M. Valko and B. Kveton collaboration for sequential learning at recommendation for the entertainment content that features diversity.

  • Boston University, USA

    • Venkatesh Saligrama Collaborator

      M. Valko, R. Munos collaborated with V. Saligrama and M. Hanawal, on cost-effective spectral sensing, useful in radars.