Alessandro Achille PhD student

University of California, Los Angeles
achille at cs.ucla.edu
alexachi

Since Fall 2015, I am a PhD student at the Computer Science department of UCLA, working with Prof. Stefano Soatto in the Vision Lab. My research interests include information theory, variational inference, representation learning, deep learning and their applications to computer vision.

Before coming to UCLA, I obtained a Master in Pure Math at the Scuola Normale Superiore and the University of Pisa, where I studied model theory, algebraic topology, and their intersection with Prof. Alessandro Berarducci. During that period, I have also been a visiting student at the University of Leeds Math department.

Publications

  • A. Achille, S. Soatto
    On the Emergence of Invariance and Disentangling in Deep Representations
    ArXiv preprint
    @ARTICLE{2017arXiv170601350A,
       author = {{Achille}, A. and {Soatto}, S.},
        title = "{On the Emergence of Invariance and Disentangling in Deep Representations}",
      journal = {ArXiv e-prints},
    archivePrefix = "arXiv",
       eprint = {1706.01350},
     primaryClass = "cs.LG",
     keywords = {Computer Science - Learning, Computer Science - Artificial Intelligence, Statistics - Machine Learning},
         year = 2017,
        month = jun
    }
    
  • A. Achille, S. Soatto
    Information Dropout: learning optimal representations through noisy computation
    ArXiv preprint
    @ARTICLE{2016arXiv161101353A,
       author = {{Achille}, A. and {Soatto}, S.},
        title = "{Information Dropout: learning optimal representations through noisy computation}",
      journal = {ArXiv e-prints},
    archivePrefix = "arXiv",
       eprint = {1611.01353},
     primaryClass = "stat.ML",
     keywords = {Statistics - Machine Learning, Computer Science - Learning, Statistics - Computation},
         year = 2016,
        month = nov
    }
  • A. Achille, A. Berarducci
    A Vietoris-Smale mapping theorem for the homotopy of hyperdefinable sets
    ArXiv preprint
    @ARTICLE{2017arXiv170602094A,
       author = {{Achille}, A. and {Berarducci}, A.},
        title = "{A Vietoris-Smale mapping theorem for the homotopy of hyperdefinable sets}",
      journal = {ArXiv e-prints},
    archivePrefix = "arXiv",
       eprint = {1706.02094},
     primaryClass = "math.LO",
     keywords = {Mathematics - Logic},
         year = 2017,
        month = jun
    }
    

Earlier work

  • A. Achille
    On definable groups in o-minimal and NIP settings
    MSc thesis, University of Pisa, 2015