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General Information

My main area of research is computational learning theory and the related areas in probability theory, information theory, statistics and pattern recognition. I work on applications of machine learning algorithms in big data, computer vision, human computer interaction and online education.

Prospective Students

If you are a masters or undergrad student and you are interested in doing a project in data analysis, please consult the Matchpoint Page

If you are interested in applying to be a PhD. student. I am looking for students with a strong background in math/physics/signal processing/statistics that are interested in big data analysis and in programming. Please email me the list of relevant courses and your grades in them. If you have completed an original data analysis project, send me the link to the github repository. In the title to the email write "application for a data science PhD."



Current PhD. Students

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    Machine Learning Resources

    email: yfreund@ucsd.edu
    phone: (858) 534-1668

    Availability calendar If we agreed to meet, please suggest 2-3 time slots that would work for both of us.
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Room 4126
    University of California, San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0404
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0404

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    Updated: 1/27/2016