Bob Williamson (Robert C. Williamson)

I'm the Chief Scientist of Data61 and a Professor in the Research School of Computer Science at the Australian National University.  I'm married to the artist Angharad Dean. I have two children: Myvanwy and Griffin.

Research
     My research goal is to reconceive the field of machine learning

Publications    Latest, Full List , Favourites and Citations

Teaching      My Past PhD Students, the Telephone, the Uncertainty Principle

Photography I like taking photographs.

Song                 The Fourier Transform

News           Several new papers on loss functions here, including the geometry of losses
                              Technology and Australia's future published!
                              Recommendations: (long and short versions)   Summary      Working papers
                            I recently finished a 4 month holiday, and took plenty of photos
f-Divergence = Statistical Information = Bregman Information
The mixability constant is governed by the curvature of the Bayes risk relative to log loss. See the paper you get when you click the image.

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