Paper accepted at NeurIPS 2021!

19. October 2021

Federico López, NLP group PhD candidate, is the first author of a paper that was accepted as a spotlight paper at this year’s NeurIPSConf. The paper with the title “Vector-valued Distance and Gyrocalculus on the Space of Symmetric Positive Definite Matrices” is a collaboration of members from, among others, the GRG and the NLP groups.
Of all accepted NeurIPS papers, spotlight papers are those 3% that reviewers considered as particularly outstanding.

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