Bas Peters

Bas Peters is visiting assistant professor in the mathematics department at Emory University. Previously, Bas worked for Computational Geosciences Inc as a research scientist, and received his PhD degree from the University of British Columbia in 2019. His main research interests are constrained optimization; design, optimization, and regularization of deep neural networks, geoscientific and geospatial applications, inverse problems, reinforcement learning, image processing, and numerical linear algebra.

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Sessions

07-29
16:30
30min
InvertibleNetworks.jl - Memory efficient deep learning in Julia
Philipp A. Witte, Mathias Louboutin, Ali Siahkoohi, Felix J. Herrmann, Gabrio Rizzuti, Bas Peters

We present InvertibleNetworks.jl, an open-source package for invertible neural networks and normalizing flows using memory-efficient backpropagation. InvertibleNetworks.jl uses manually implement gradients to take advantage of the invertibility of building blocks, which allows for scaling to large-scale problem sizes. We present the architecture and features of the library and demonstrate its application to a variety of problems ranging from loop unrolling to uncertainty quantification.

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