Alexander Ratner, Dan Alistarh, Gustavo Alonso, David G. Andersen, Peter Bailis, Sarah Bird, Nicholas Carlini, Bryan Catanzaro, Jennifer Chayes, Eric Chung, Bill Dally, Jeff Dean, Inderjit S. Dhillon, Alexandros Dimakis, Pradeep Dubey, Charles Elkan, Grigori Fursin, Gregory R. Ganger, Lise Getoor, Phillip B. Gibbons, Garth A. Gibson, Joseph E. Gonzalez, Justin Gottschlich, Song Han, Kim Hazelwood, Furong Huang, Martin Jaggi, Kevin Jamieson, Michael I. Jordan, Gauri Joshi, Rania Khalaf, Jason Knight, Jakub Konečný, Tim Kraska, Arun Kumar, Anastasios Kyrillidis, Aparna Lakshmiratan, Jing Li, Samuel Madden, H. Brendan McMahan, Erik Meijer, Ioannis Mitliagkas, Rajat Monga, Derek Murray, Kunle Olukotun, Dimitris Papailiopoulos, Gennady Pekhimenko, Theodoros Rekatsinas, Afshin Rostamizadeh, Christopher Ré, Christopher De Sa, Hanie Sedghi, Siddhartha Sen, Virginia Smith, Alex Smola, Dawn Song, Evan Sparks, Ion Stoica, Vivienne Sze, Madeleine Udell, Joaquin Vanschoren, Shivaram Venkataraman, Rashmi Vinayak, Markus Weimer, Andrew Gordon Wilson, Eric Xing, Matei Zaharia, Ce Zhang, Ameet Talwalkar


Machine learning (ML) techniques are enjoying rapidly increasing adoption. However, designing and implementing the systems that support ML models in real-world deployments remains a significant obstacle, in large part due to the radically different development and deployment profile of modern ML methods, and the range of practical concerns that come with broader adoption. We propose to foster a new systems machine learning research community at the intersection of the traditional systems and ML communities, focused on topics such as hardware systems for ML, software systems for ML, and ML optimized for metrics beyond predictive accuracy. To do this, we describe a new conference, MLSys, that explicitly targets research at the intersection of systems and machine learning with a program committee split evenly between experts in systems and ML, and an explicit focus on topics at the intersection of the two.

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  author    = {Alexander Ratner and
               Dan Alistarh and
               Gustavo Alonso and
               David G. Andersen and
               Peter Bailis and
               Sarah Bird and
               Nicholas Carlini and
               Bryan Catanzaro and
               Eric Chung and
               Bill Dally and
               Jeff Dean and
               Inderjit S. Dhillon and
               Alexandros G. Dimakis and
               Pradeep Dubey and
               Charles Elkan and
               Grigori Fursin and
               Gregory R. Ganger and
               Lise Getoor and
               Phillip B. Gibbons and
               Garth A. Gibson and
               Joseph E. Gonzalez and
               Justin Gottschlich and
               Song Han and
               Kim M. Hazelwood and
               Furong Huang and
               Martin Jaggi and
               Kevin G. Jamieson and
               Michael I. Jordan and
               Gauri Joshi and
               Rania Khalaf and
               Jason Knight and
               Jakub Konecn{\'{y}} and
               Tim Kraska and
               Arun Kumar and
               Anastasios Kyrillidis and
               Jing Li and
               Samuel Madden and
               H. Brendan McMahan and
               Erik Meijer and
               Ioannis Mitliagkas and
               Rajat Monga and
               Derek Gordon Murray and
               Dimitris S. Papailiopoulos and
               Gennady Pekhimenko and
               Theodoros Rekatsinas and
               Afshin Rostamizadeh and
               Christopher R{\'{e}} and
               Christopher De Sa and
               Hanie Sedghi and
               Siddhartha Sen and
               Virginia Smith and
               Alex Smola and
               Dawn Song and
               Evan R. Sparks and
               Ion Stoica and
               Vivienne Sze and
               Madeleine Udell and
               Joaquin Vanschoren and
               Shivaram Venkataraman and
               Rashmi Vinayak and
               Markus Weimer and
               Andrew Gordon Wilson and
               Eric P. Xing and
               Matei Zaharia and
               Ce Zhang and
               Ameet Talwalkar},
  title     = {SysML: The New Frontier of Machine Learning Systems},
  journal   = {CoRR},
  volume    = {abs/1904.03257},
  year      = {2019},
  url       = {},
  archivePrefix = {arXiv},
  eprint    = {1904.03257},
  timestamp = {Thu, 02 May 2019 12:28:04 +0200},
  biburl    = {},
  bibsource = {dblp computer science bibliography,}