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**Working papers**

**Yingzhen Li** and Stephan Mandt. A Deep Generative Model for Disentangled Representations of Sequential Data. Submitted.

**Yingzhen Li**. Are Generative Classifiers More Robust to Adversarial Attacks? Submitted to ICLR 2018 workshop track.

**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. 2017. cartoon

**Refereed conference papers**

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. (Previously titled "Variational Inference with Rényi Divergence") 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**

**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**

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