Y. Cem Subakan


Y. Cem Subakan, Research Scientist
Mila, Quebec Institute of Artificial Intelligence

I obtained my B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Bogazici University EE department, respectively in 2011 and 2013. In Bogazici, I worked with A. Taylan Cemgil and Bulent Sankur. I got my PhD from Computer Science Department of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. My PhD advisor was Paris Smaragdis. In Mila, I did a postdoc with Laurent Charlin. Currently, I am with the Applied Research Team at Mila.

Research Interests

  • Audio Source separation

  • Deep Generative Models

  • Machine Learning, Statistical Learning

  • Time series modeling

  • Bayesian inference

  • Non-convex optimization

  • Method of Moments based learning algorithms for Latent Variable Models

Representative papers