I am a researcher interested in the theory of deep learning, and its applications to the arts and scientific discovery.
Devin Kwok received his Bachelor of Music (Honours Theory and Composition with distinction) from The University of Western Ontario, where he studied under Dr. Omar Daniel and Dr. Peter Paul Koprowski. As clarinetist, bass clarinetist, and occasional vocalist, he has performed with Western University Wind Ensemble, Western University Symphony Orchestra, the Alberta Winds, Conspirato Chamber Singers, and Keyano Theatre’s production of “Cabaret”. As a pianist he taught students of all ages and completed his ATCL (Associate of Trinity College London) diploma for piano performance under Michael Angell.
As a composer, Devin seeks to write purposeful and pedagogic pieces, drawing on detailed observation of Baroque counterpoint and various ethnic traditions. He is interested in creating analogies across disciplines such as poetry, storytelling, and astronomy.
As a researcher, Devin is interested in the theory of deep learning and statistical measures of inference quality. He received his Bachelors of Science (Honours Mathematics with concentration in Statistics) from the University of Calgary, during which he conducted research supervised by Dr. Quan Long and Dr. Matthew Greenberg. He is currently a doctoral student with Dr. David Rolnick at McGill University/Mila.