Matthew N. Dailey
808 Fort Stockton Dr. #1C
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 297-9594


Research and development position in San Diego area with emphasis on machine learning, statistical modeling, and/or artificial intelligence.


University of California, San Diego:
Ph.D., Computer Science and Cognitive Science, 2002.

North Carolina State University:
M.S., Computer Science, 1995; B.S., Computer Science, 1992.

Honors and Awards:
Powell Fellowship, UCSD, 2001
ARCS Fellowship, UCSD, 1999
National Dean's List, 1999
Computer Science Teaching Excellence Award, UCSD, 1998
Who's Who Among College Students at U.S. Universities, 1998
Powell Fellowship, UCSD, 1996
Graduated Magna Cum Laude, NC State University
Upsilon Pi Epsilon Computer Science Honor Society, NC State University

Professional Experience

November 2001-Present
Research Scientist,
Personal Robotics, Inc., San Diego, CA.
Performed product-oriented research and development for autonomous mobile robotics. Responsible for design and empirical evaluation of algorithms for robot localization, navigation, and environment mapping. Computer vision, statistical modeling.

March 2000-October 2001
Research Scientist,
Burning Glass Technologies, San Diego, CA.
Performed product-oriented research part-time while completing Ph.D. Designed, implemented, and empirically evaluated algorithms. Natural language processing, information extraction, statistical modeling, machine learning. Wrote internal technical documentation. Primary or contributing inventor on three patent applications.

June 1998-June 2001
Graduate Student Researcher,
Computer Science and Engineering Department, UCSD.
Performed research on machine vision, facial identity recognition, and facial expression recognition toward Ph.D. degree. Synthesized research from computer vision, machine learning, computer science, cognitive science, neuroscience, and psychology. Published research in peer-reviewed conferences and journals. Supervised undergraduate research projects.

September 1998-February 2000
Netrologic, Inc., San Diego, CA.
Performed research on machine identification of leaves of flowering plants. Image processing, computer vision, and machine learning. Applied image processing and computer vision techniques to the problem of segmenting, orienting, and classifying images of leaves.

September 1995-June 1998
Graduate Teaching Assistant,
Computer Science and Engineering Department, UCSD.
Assisted professors with preparation of class material, prepared auxiliary lectures, graded projects, exams, and homework, held office hours, tutored students. Won the Computer Science Department's Teaching Excellence Award in 1998. Courses: Theory of Computation, Compiler Construction, Operating Systems Principles, Multimedia Systems, Java Seminar, Comparative Programming Languages.

June 1997-September 1997
HNC Software, San Diego, CA.
Performed research on techniques for financial fraud detection. Developed practical skills in statistical modeling and machine learning.

June 1996-September 1996
Encyclopædia Britannica, La Jolla, CA.
Developed enhancements to Encyclopædia Britannica's online interface. User interface design, web programming with C++, Perl, CGI.

August 1993-September 1995
Graduate Research Assistant, Graduate Teaching Assistant,
Computer Science Department, North Carolina State University.
Developed intelligent knowledge-based user interface technology for molecular biologists. Performed research on intelligent customization of World Wide Web content to the needs of the user. Assisted courses in Artificial Intelligence, Computational Linguistics, Networking Projects, and Automata Theory.

August 1989-August 1994
Software Designer BNR, Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Seasonal internships during undergraduate study and full time work after graduation. Responsible for design, maintenance, and reengineering of software components in a large telecommunications software system. Developed strong software engineering skills.


Publications and Technical Reports

U.S. Patents

Professional Activities


Garrison W. Cottrell
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of California at San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0114
Email: gary[AT]

Charles Elkan
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of California at San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0114
Email: elkan[AT]

Anu Pathria
Founder and VP, Technology & Product Development
Burning Glass Technologies
3990 Ruffin Road, Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92123
Email: anu.pathria[AT]

Matthew Dailey 2003-03-21