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       Postdoctoral Research Fellowship available
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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