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Dr Ricardo Silva
119
1-19 Torrington Place
London
WC1E 6BT
Appointment
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Dept of Statistical Science
  • Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences
Biography
Dr Ricardo Silva got his PhD in the first batch of students from the programme in Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon University. He moved to the UK to work as a postdoctoral researcher at the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit at UCL. He briefly joined the Statslab in Cambridge for another year as a postdoc before joining the Department of Statistical Science at UCL as a Lecturer in 2008.

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Research Summary
Machine learning applied to complex systems, surveys and causal inference. This includes systems such as the London transportation network and the interaction of projects and backers in Kickstarter. Causal inference work includes problems of measurement error and noncompliance.
Academic Background
2005 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Computational and Statistical Learning Carnegie Mellon University
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