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**Working papers**

Ryutaro Tanno, Melanie F. Pradier, Aditya Nori and **Yingzhen Li**. Fixing Neural Networks by Leaving the Right Past Behind. Accepted to NeurIPS 2022.

Yanzhi Chen, Weihao Sun, **Yingzhen Li** and Adrian Weller. Scalable Infomin Learning. Accepted to NeurIPS 2022.

Harrison Zhu, Adam Howes, Owen van Eer, Maxime Richard, **Yingzhen Li**, Dino Sejdinovic and Seth Flaxman. Aggregated Gaussian Processes with Multiresolution Earth Observation Covariates. 2022.

Zijing Ou, Tingyang Xu, Qinliang Su, **Yingzhen Li**, Peilin Zhao and Yatao Bian. Learning Set Functions Under the Optimal Subset Oracle via Equivariant Variational Inference. Accepted to NeurIPS 2022.

Wenbo Gong and **Yingzhen Li**. Interpreting Diffusion Score Matching using Normalizing Flow. ICML 2021 INNF+ workshop.

**Refereed conference papers**

Hippolyt Ritter, Martin Kukla, Cheng Zhang and **Yingzhen Li**. Sparse Uncertainty Representation in Deep Learning with Inducing Weights. Neural Processing Information Systems (NeurIPS), 2021.

Thomas Henn, Yasukazu Sakamoto, Clément Jacquet, Shunsuke Yoshizawa, Masamichi Andou, Stephen Tchen, Ryosuke Saga, Hiroyuki Ishihara, Katsuhiko Shimizu, **Yingzhen Li** and Ryutaro Tanno. A Principled Approach to Failure Analysis and Model Repairment: Demonstration in Medical Imaging. International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), 2021.

Wenbo Gong, Kaibo Zhang, **Yingzhen Li** and José Miguel Hernández-Lobato. Active Slices for Slided Stein Discrepancy. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2021

Wenbo Gong, **Yingzhen Li** and José Miguel Hernández-Lobato. Sliced Kernelized Stein Discrepancy. International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2021.

Ruqi Zhang, **Yingzhen Li**, Chris De Sa, Sam Devlin and Cheng Zhang. Meta-Learning for Variational Inference. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS), 2021.

Yi Zhu, Ehsan Shareghi, **Yingzhen Li**, Roi Reichart and Anna Korhonen. Combining Deep Generative Models and Multi-lingual Pretraining for Semi-supervised Document Classification. European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), 2021.

Andrew Y. K. Foong*, David R. Burt*, **Yingzhen Li** and Richard E. Turner. On the Expressiveness of Approximate Inference in Bayesian Neural Networks. Neural Processing Information Systems (NeurIPS), 2020.

Cheng Zhang, Kun Zhang and **Yingzhen Li**. A Causal View on Robustness of Neural Networks. Neural Processing Information Systems (NeurIPS), 2020.

Maximilian Igl, Kamil Ciosek, **Yingzhen Li**, Sebastian Tschiatschek, Cheng Zhang, Sam Devlin and Katja Hofmann. Generalization in Reinforcement Learning with Selective Noise Injection and Information Bottleneck. Neural Processing Information Systems (NeurIPS), 2019.

Ehsan Shareghi, **Yingzhen Li**, Yi Zhu, Roi Reichart and Anna Korhonen. Bayesian Learning for Neural Dependency Parsing. NAACL-HLT 2019.

Chao Ma, **Yingzhen Li** and José Miguel Hernández-Lobato. Variational Implicit Processes. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2019. code

**Yingzhen Li**, John Bradshaw and Yash Sharma. Are Generative Classifiers More Robust to Adversarial Attacks? International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2019. code cartoon

Wenbo Gong*, **Yingzhen Li*** and José Miguel Hernández-Lobato. Meta-Learning for Stochastic Gradient MCMC. International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2019. code cartoon

**Yingzhen Li** and Stephan Mandt. Disentangled Sequential Autoencoder. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2018. sprites data architecture cartoon

Cuong V. Nguyen, **Yingzhen Li**, Thang D. Bui and Richard E. Turner. Variational Continual Learning. International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2018. code cartoon

**Yingzhen Li** and Richard E. Turner. Gradient Estimators for Implicit Models. International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2018. code cartoon

**Yingzhen Li** and Yarin Gal. Dropout Inference in Bayesian Neural Networks with Alpha-divergences. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2017. code cartoon

**Yingzhen Li** and Richard E. Turner. Rényi Divergence Variational Inference. Neural Processing Information Systems (NIPS), 2016. code cartoon

José Miguel Hernández-Lobato*, **Yingzhen Li***, Mark Rowland, Daniel Hernández-Lobato, Thang Bui and Richard E. Turner. Black-box α-divergence Minimization. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2016. code cartoon

Thang Bui, Daniel Hernández-Lobato, José Miguel Hernández-Lobato, **Yingzhen Li** and Richard E. Turner. Deep Gaussian Processes for Regression using Approximate Expectation Propagation. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2016. code cartoon

**Yingzhen Li**, Jose Miguel Hernandez-Lobato and Richard E. Turner. Stochastic Expectation Propagation*.* Neural Processing Information Systems (NIPS), 2015 (**spotlight, 4.5%**). demo cartoon

**Workshop Preprints**

Sebastian Lunz, **Yingzhen Li**, Andrew Fitzgibbon and Nate Kushman. Inverse Graphics GAN: Learning to Generate 3D Shapes from Unstructured 2D Data. NeurIPS 2020 workshop on Differentiable vision, graphics, and physics applied to machine learning (DiffCVGP), 2020.

Chaochao Lu, Richard E. Turner, **Yingzhen Li** and Nate Kushman. Interpreting Spatially Infinite Generative Models. ICML 2020 Workshop on Human Interpretability in Machine Learning (WHI), 2020.

Andrew Y.K. Foong, **Yingzhen Li**, José Miguel Hernández-Lobato and Richard E. Turner. "In-Between" Uncertainty for Bayesian Neural Networks. ICML 2019 workshop on Uncertainty & Robustness in Deep Learning (oral)

**Yingzhen Li**. Approximate Gradient Descent for Training Implicit Generative Models. NIPS 2017 Bayesian Deep Learning workshop. 2017.

**Yingzhen Li**, Richard E. Turner and Qiang Liu. Approximate Inference with Amortised MCMC. ICML 2017 Workshop on Implicit Generative Models. 2017. cartoon

**Yingzhen Li** and Qiang Liu. Wild Variational Approximations. preprint presented in NIPS Advances in approximate inference, 2016. cartoon

**Yingzhen Li** and Richard E. Turner. A Unifying Approximate Inference Framework from Variational Free Energy Relaxation. NIPS Advances in approximate inference workshop, 2016

Daniel Hernández-Lobato, José Miguel Hernández-Lobato, **Yingzhen Li**, Thang Bui and Richard E. Turner. Stochastic Expectation Propagation for Large Scale Gaussian Process Classification. NIPS Advances in approximate inference workshop (contributed talk), 2015

**Yingzhen Li** and Ye Zhang. Generating ordered list of Recommended Items: a Hybrid Recommender System of Microblog. 2012

**Thesis**

Approximate Inference: New Visions. PhD in Engineering, University of Cambridge, June 2018.

*Compressed Sensing and Related Learning Problems.* *B.S. in Mathematics, Sun Yat-sen University, May 2013.* (Best B.S. Thesis Award). [slides]