Sarath Chandar A P

Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms
Department of Computer Science and Operations Research
University of Montreal
Email: anbilpas [AT] iro [DOT] umontreal [DOT] ca

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I am a fourth year Ph.D. candidate at University of Montreal, advised by Yoshua Bengio and Hugo Larochelle. I am a recepient of the IBM PhD Fellowship for 2018.

Before joining University of Montreal, I was a Research Software Engineer at IBM India Research Lab during August,2014 - May,2015. I obtained my MS by Research at Indian Institute of Technology Madras where I was working with Balaraman Ravindran.

Research Areas:

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning, Lifelong Learning.


Our recent work on Non-saturating Recurrent Units (NRUs) accepted at AAAI 2019. Preprint available here.
Two of our recent works on lifelong learning accepted at NeurIPS continual learning workshop: On training RNNs for lifelong learning (Oral) and Environments for lifelong reinforcement learning (Poster).

Recent Publications:

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Lecturer at McGill University. Teaching assistant at University of Montreal. Teaching assistant at IIT Madras. Professional Activities

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