Hi, I'm Yannic Kilcher

Yannic Kilcher

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I'm a Machine Learning researcher and engineer. I also run a YouTube channel dedicated to AI research.



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I make videos about recent developments in Machine Learning research, such as paper analyses, fun projects, and the infamous ML News.

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The Community Paper Feed is a distributed effort to discover and share interesting research on Twitter. Anyone can submit a paper from ArXiv or an existing Tweet to the feed. Submissions are manually reviewed.

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Yannic OOD is a place for random content. Feel free to watch, but don't tell me I didn't warn you 😉.

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Academic Publications

Generative Minimization Networks: Training GANs Without Competition
2021, Grnarova, Paulina; Kilcher, Yannic; Levy, Kfir Y; Lucchi, Aurelien; Hofmann, Thomas;

Machine-learning Based Automatic Formulation of Query Sequences to Improve Search
2021, Ciaramita, Massimiliano; Huebscher, Michelle Chen; Boerschinger, Benjamin; Kilcher, Yannic;

Navigating the Latent Spaces of Deep Neural Networks using Adversarial Techniques
2021, Kilcher, Yannic;

Boosting search engines with interactive agents
2021, Adolphs, Leonard; Boerschinger, Benjamin; Buck, Christian; Huebscher, Michelle Chen; Ciaramita, Massimiliano; Espeholt, Lasse; Hofmann, Thomas; Kilcher, Yannic;

Rethinking Neural Networks With Benford's Law
2021, Sahu, Surya Kant; Java, Abhinav; Shaikh, Arshad; Kilcher, Yannic;

How does BERT capture semantics? A closer look at polysemous words
2020, Yenicelik, David; Schmidt, Florian; Kilcher, Yannic;

The odds are odd: A statistical test for detecting adversarial examples
2019, Roth, Kevin; Kilcher, Yannic; Hofmann, Thomas;

Adversarial training generalizes data-dependent spectral norm regularization
2019, Roth, Kevin; Kilcher, Yannic; Hofmann, Thomas;

Meta answering for machine reading
2019, Borschinger, Benjamin; Boyd-Graber, Jordan; Buck, Christian; Bulian, Jannis; Ciaramita, Massimiliano; Huebscher, Michelle Chen; Gajewski, Wojciech; Kilcher, Yannic; Nogueira, Rodrigo; Saralegu, Lierni Sestorain;

Adversarial training is a form of data-dependent operator norm regularization
2019, Roth, Kevin; Kilcher, Yannic; Hofmann, Thomas;

Escaping Flat Areas via Function-Preserving Structural Network Modifications
2018, Kilcher, Yannic; BĂ©cigneul, Gary; Hofmann, Thomas;

Parametrizing filters of a CNN with a GAN
2017, Kilcher, Yannic; Becigneul, Gary; Hofmann, Thomas;

Flexible Prior Distributions for Deep Generative Models
2017, Kilcher, Yannic; Lucchi, Aurelien; Hofmann, Thomas;

Generator Reversal
2017, Kilcher, Yannic; Lucchi, Aurélien; Hofmann, Thomas;

Semantic interpolation in implicit models
2017, Kilcher, Yannic; Lucchi, Aurélien; Hofmann, Thomas;

The best defense is a good offense: Countering black box attacks by predicting slightly wrong labels
2017, Kilcher, Yannic; Hofmann, Thomas;

Audio based bird species identification using deep learning techniques
2016, Sprengel, Elias; Jaggi, Martin; Kilcher, Yannic; Hofmann, Thomas;

Scalable adaptive stochastic optimization using random projections
2016, Krummenacher, Gabriel; McWilliams, Brian; Kilcher, Yannic; Buhmann, Joachim M; Meinshausen, Nicolai;