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Machine Learning and Data Science Unit

In machine learning and data science unit, we focus on developing fundamental machine learning algorithms and solving important scientific problems using machine learning. We are currently interested in statistical modeling for high-dimensional data including kernel and deep learning models and geometric machine learning algorithms, including graph neural networks (GNN) and optimal transport problems. In addition to developing ML models, we focus on developing new machine learning methods to find a new scientific discoveries from data automatically.
Makoto Yamada

Makoto Yamada

Transitional Associate Professor

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