Safety and Robustness in Decision-making
Mohammad Ghavamzadeh · Shie Mannor · Yisong Yue · Marek Petrik · Yinlam Chow

Fri Dec 13th 08:00 AM -- 06:40 PM @ East Ballroom A
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Interacting with increasingly sophisticated decision-making systems is becoming more and more a part of our daily life. This creates an immense responsibility for designers of these systems to build them in a way to guarantee safe interaction with their users and good performance, in the presence of noise and changes in the environment, and/or of model misspecification and uncertainty. Any progress in this area will be a huge step forward in using decision-making algorithms in emerging high stakes applications, such as autonomous driving, robotics, power systems, health care, recommendation systems, and finance.

This workshop aims to bring together researchers from academia and industry in order to discuss main challenges, describe recent advances, and highlight future research directions pertaining to develop safe and robust decision-making systems. We aim to highlight new and emerging theoretical and applied research opportunities for the community that arise from the evolving needs for decision-making systems and algorithms that guarantee safe interaction and good performance under a wide range of uncertainties in the environment.

08:35 AM Opening (Opening Presentation) Ahana Ghosh, Javad Shafiee, Akhilan Boopathy, Alex Tamkin
09:00 AM Aviv Tamar (Invited Talk)
09:30 AM Scott Niekum (Invited Talk)
10:00 AM Break and Posters (Break)
11:00 AM Marco Pavone (Invited Talk)
11:30 AM Dimitar Filev (Invited Talk)
12:00 PM Lunch <span> <a href="#"></a> </span>
02:00 PM Nathan Kallus (Invited Talk)
02:30 PM Finale Doshi-Velez (Invited Talk)
03:00 PM Thorsten Joachim (Invited Talk)
03:30 PM Coffee Break (Break)
03:45 PM Daniel Kuhn (Invited Talk) Daniel Kuhn
04:15 PM Andy Sun (Invited Talk)
04:45 PM Panel Discussion (Panel)
05:30 PM Concluding Remarks (Remarks)
05:40 PM Poster Session (Posters)
Ahana Ghosh, Javad Shafiee, Akhilan Boopathy, Alex Tamkin, Theodore Vasiloudis, Vedant Nanda, Ali Baheri, Paul Fieguth, Andrew Bennett, Guanya Shi, Hao Liu, Arushi Jain, Jacob Tyo, Benjie Wang, Boxiao Chen, Carroll Wainwright, Chandramouli Shama Sastry, Chao Tang, Daniel Brown, David Inouye, David Venuto, Dhruv Ramani, Dimitrios Diochnos, Divyam Madaan, Dmitrii Krashenikov, Joel Oren, Doyup Lee, Eleanor Quint, elmira amirloo, Matteo Pirotta, Gavin Hartnett, Geoffroy Dubourg-Felonneau, Gokul Swamy, Pin-Yu Chen, Ilija Bogunovic, Jason Carter, Javier Garcia-Barcos, Jeet Mohapatra, Jesse Zhang, Jian Qian, John Martin, Oliver Richter, Federico Zaiter, Tsui-Wei Weng, , Kyriakos Polymenakos, NGOC Lan Hoang, mahdieh abbasi, Marco Gallieri, Mathieu Seurin, Matteo Papini, Matteo Turchetta, Matthew Sotoudeh, Mehrdad Hosseinzadeh, Nathan Fulton, Masatoshi Uehara, Niranjani Prasad, Oana-Maria Camburu, Patrik Kolaric, Philipp Renz, Prateek Jaiswal, Reaz Russel, Riashat Islam, Rishabh Agarwal, Alex Aldrick, Sachin Vernekar, Sahin Lale, Sai Kiran Narayanaswami, Samuel Daulton, Sanjam Garg, Sebastian East, Shun Zhang, Soheil Dsidbari, Justin Goodwin, Victoria Krakovna, Wenhao Luo, Wesley Chung, Yuanyuan Shi, Yuh-Shyang Wang, Hongwei Jin, Ziping Xu

Author Information

Mohammad Ghavamzadeh (Facebook AI Research)
Shie Mannor (Technion)
Yisong Yue (Caltech)
Marek Petrik (University of New Hampshire)
Yinlam Chow (Google Research)

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