# Meeting Notes 15.07.2022

## Agenda

- Present Paper Concept: Contrastive VAE
- https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1zBnog1A9mlHpZ4sFhwS12w6UBMrNYRfKgxCbLvcysUA/edit?usp=sharing

Topic 1: ConVAE

Present concept, math and next steps

## Notes

- Add an intermediate step in the introduction: “Why we want the latent representations”
- Motivate Unsupervised Learning
- Consider using a different distribution for the prior: L1 norm for example
- What has changed in the behavior of the ConVAE in comparison with VAE from an Information Theory perspective
- Mathematical proof that it can work in all datasets
- Train later on ImageNet