Meeting Notes 15.07.2022


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

Topic 1: ConVAE

Present concept, math and next steps


  • 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