The Manchester MLO Group conducts world-leading research into a wide
range of techniques and applications of machine learning, optimization,
data mining, probabilistic modelling, pattern recognition and machine
perception. The group spans the field from new theoretical developments
to large applications, and is currently supported by a
number of research bodies, including EPSRC, BBSRC, and several
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Congrats to MLO PhD student Rob Lyon and supervisor Josh Knowles, on the discovery of 5 new pulsars!
See details here.
Congrats to Kostas Sechidis and Gavin Brown on winning Best Student Paper prize at ECML!
See the full paper and other materials here.
Congrats to Adam Pocock (supervisor Gavin Brown) winning the BCS Distinguished Dissertation Award 2013!!
BCS press release here!
Congratulations to MLO members Ming-Jie Zhao, Narayanan Edakunni, Adam Pocock and Gavin Brown,
on their new JMLR paper Beyond
Fano's inequality: bounds on the optimal
F-score, balanced error rate, and cost-sensitive risk using conditional entropy and their
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