Speaker's Biography:

Pedro Domingos
Professor of Computer Science, University of Washington; Author of "The Master Algorithm"

Pedro Domingos is one of the world's leading experts in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data. He is a professor of computer science at the University of Washington in Seattle and the author of "The Master Algorithm." He is a winner of the SIGKDD Innovation Award--the highest honor in data science--and a fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. He has received a Fulbright Scholarship, a Sloan Fellowship, and many others. Pedro is the author or co-author of over 200 research publications, and has given over 150 invited talks at conferences, universities, and research labs. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Irvine in 1997 and co-founded the International Machine Learning Society in 2001. He has held visiting positions at Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, and MIT. His research spans a wide variety of topics, including scaling learning algorithms to big data, maximizing word of mouth in social networks, unifying logic and probability, and deep learning.

Twitter: @pmddomingos

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