Starts on 05/20/2021

Ends on 06/14/2021


Prof. Henning Müller, M.Phil. Mara Graziani and Prof. Jenny Benois-Pineau


HES-SO Valais Sw, Univ. Geneva, Univ. Bordeaux


The University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland and University of Bordeaux are happy to present this lecture series as a preview of a longer course that may start in Autumn 2021. This course will cover topics such as the definition of AI interpretability, saliency and attention models and the explainability of deep models by feature attribution methods and concept-based attribution with Concept Activation Vectors and Regression Concept Vectors.

Course type

Short Course


on May 27,  duration 5 courses scheduled as in the following

  • May 27th 16:00 to 17:30 (CEST): Course Lecture 1 [Prof. Henning Müller and Mara Graziani (PhD student)] :  The Where and Why of Interpretability
  • June 10th – Recorded video : Course Lecture 2 [Mara Graziani (PhD student)] :  The three dimensions of interpretability. Activation Maximization and Feature Attribution
  • June 11th 17:00 to 19:00 (CEST): Course Lecture 3 [Prof. Jenny Benois-Pineau] :  From attention models and saliency maps to the explainability of Deep Neural Networks.
  • June 14th  – Recorded video : Course Lecture 4 [Mara Graziani (PhD student)] :  Concept-based interpretability
  • June 15th 16:00 to 17:30 : Course Lecture 5 [Mara Graziani (PhD student)] :  Evaluating your interpretability experiments
    + open Q&A

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