About Dark Machines

Dark Machines is a research collective of physicists and data scientists. We are curious about the universe and want to answer cutting edge questions about Dark Matter with the most advanced techniques that data science provides us with.

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Projects, datasets and challenges

We are currently investigating the following projects.
Click the project name for information on how to join.

Collider searches and unsupervised: or supervised or not-yet-thought-off learning

Andrea De Simone (andrea.desimone@sissa.it)
Joining / communicating
Join the darkmachines-unsupervised mailing at CERN e-groups

Exploring high dimensional parameter spaces

Martin White (martin.white@adelaide.edu.au)
Joaquin Vanschoren (joaquin.vanschoren@gmail.com)
Joining / communicating
Join the darkmachines-sampling mailing at CERN e-groups

Generative models as event simulator

Gilles Louppe (g.louppe@uliege.be)
Joining / communicating
Join the lh2019-ML-generative-models mailing at CERN e-groups

Inclusive analysis of Fermi-LAT point sources

Luc Hendriks (luc.hendriks@gmail.com)
Gabrijela Zaharijas (gabrijela.zaharijas@ung.si)
Joining / communicating
Join the darkmachines-pointsources mailing at CERN e-groups

Learning dark matter distributions in galaxies

Library of classification and regression models

Bob Stienen (b.stienen@science.ru.nl)
Sanmay Ganguly (sanmay.ganguly@weizmann.ac.il)
Joining / communicating
Join the lh2019-ML-Classification-Regresion mailing at CERN e-groups

Particle track reconstruction with ML

Michela Negro (michela.negro@to.infn.it)
Fabian Gieseke (fabian.gieseke@di.ku.dk)
Sydney Otten (Sydney.Otten@ru.nl)
Joining / communicating
Join the darkmachines-tracking mailing at CERN e-groups

Strong lensing and unsupervised learning

Laurence Perreault Levasseur (lplevass@stanford.edu)


We believe science thrives when data is public.
We have therefore made the following datasets public.

Go to our data repository >>


Our collective currently consists out of the following people.


Do you want to join us? See how to contribute for more information!


We have a mailing list via which we communicate our latest news to everyone who wants to hear it! Do you want to stay informed about our work and efforts? Please consider subscribing.

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Do you want to contribute to our efforts? You can do this by adding to the white paper, by contacting one of the projectconveners to join one (or more!) of the existing projects or by initiating one yourself within the collaboration!

Interested or do you want more information? Send us a mail at news@darkmachines.org.

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