Dr. Robert "Bob" Bell
Dr. Bell is a statistician in Research and Machine Intelligence at Google and winner of the $1,000,000 Netflix Prize in 2009. He previously worked at RAND and at AT&T Labs. His current research interests include machine learning methods, analysis of data from complex samples, and record linkage methods.
- Friday, April 21, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.—Dr. Bell will also give the Fr. Haus Memorial Mathematics Lecture, “Diverse Applications of Probabilistic Record Linkage.”
- Friday, April 21, 4:30 p.m.— Panel discussion on “Statistics and the Environment” with representatives from both academia and industry.
- Saturday, April 22, 4:45 to 5:55 p.m.—“Lessons from the $1,000,000 Netflix Prize.”