Fri, May 13 – 2016
Jason is a research scientist at Facebook, since 2014. He earned his PhD in Machine Learning at Royal Holloway, University of London and at AT&T Research in Red Bank, NJ (advisors: Alex Gammerman, Volodya Vovk and Vladimir Vapnik) in 2000. From 2000 to 2002, he was a researcher at Biowulf technologies, New York. From 2002 to 2003 he was a research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany. From 2003 to 2009 he was a research staff member at NEC Labs America, Princeton. From 2009 to 2014 he was a research scientist at Google, NY.
His interests lie in statistical machine learning and its application to text, audio and images. Jason has published over 100 papers, including best paper awards at ICML and ECML. He was also part of the YouTube team that won a National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering for Personalized Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery.
Fri May 13, 2016 - 06:00PM