FAQS

Can people working in industry enroll in the school ?
Can faculty enroll in the MLSS?
Are there fellowships available for students?
Where would the application system be listed?
When does the application open?
When does the application close?
What do I need to complete a full application?
Can the reference letter be from a supervisor at my company?
Do faculty need a letter of recommendation?
Do I need to present a poster?
What is the format and size of the poster?
ML Challenges
Hotel & Travel Information
Can people working in industry enroll in the school ?
Yes, there are slots reserve for people in industry.
Can faculty enroll in the MLSS?
Yes, faculty can enroll in the summer school. Their fee is listed on the application page.
Are there fellowships available for students?
Yes, there are travel and fee fellowships that will be made available for academic students.
Where would the application system be listed?
The application will be listed on the application tab of this website (mlss2018.net.ar).
When does the application open?
The application will open on this website on December 15th.
When does the application close?
The application will close on February 1st.
What do I need to complete a full application?
To apply you will need to complete your personal information, a short assay on your academic career, a short assay detailing how would you benefit from taking the course, a poster title and abstract and a reference letter.
Can the reference letter be from a supervisor at my company?
Yes, the reference letter can be issued by an industry supervisor and should detail the applicant knowledge on machine learning, statistics and computer science and indicate how they will benefit from the course.
Do faculty need a letter of recommendation
No. If you are applying as faculty please import your cv as the letter of recommendation.
Do I need to present a poster?
We encourage people to share their work with other participants and sponsors during our poster sessions. Although poster presentation is not mandatory, we will use this information to evaluate fellowhsip applications.
What is the format and size of the poster?
More information to come on this subject.
ML Challenges
Some of our sponsors will organize data challenges and award and prizes will be given to the best solutions.
Hotel & Travel Information
The organization of the summer school will not cover accommodations but we will partner with hotels to offer to our participants a discounted rate. More information will be given to accepted students.