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Professor Peter Flach

Professor Peter Flach

Professor Peter Flach
MSc(Twente), PhD(Tilburg)

Professor of Artificial Intelligence

Area of research

Machine Learning and Data Mining

Office MVB 3.31
Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 5162

Research summary

Data-intensive computing and analytics; 
Mining complex and highly structured data; 
Evaluation, calibration and reuse of machine learning models; 
Feature construction and subgroup discovery in data streams; 
Intelligent reasoning, artificial intelligence. 

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Peter Flach has been Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Bristol since 2003. An internationally leading researcher in the areas of mining highly structured data and the evaluation and improvement of machine learning models using ROC analysis, he has also published on the logic and philosophy of machine learning, and on the combination of logic and probability. He is author of Simply Logical: Intelligent Reasoning by Example (John Wiley, 1994) and Machine Learning: the Art and Science of Algorithms that Make Sense of Data (Cambridge University Press, 2012).

Prof Flach is the Editor-in-Chief of the Machine Learning journal ...

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Selected publications

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