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Justin Andrew Boyan,
an American computer scientist and product manager at Google. He holds a B.Sc. in mathematics from University of Chicago in 1991, a Master of Philosophy in computer speech and language processing from University of Cambridge in 1992 [1], and a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1998, where his advisors include Scott Fahlman and Andrew W. Moore [2] [3]. Until 2000, he was research scientist at NASA Ames Research Center with assignment as visiting scientist to MIT AI Lab. His research interests include artificial intelligence, statistical machine learning, information extraction, and optimization. In the early 90s, he wrote software combining temporal difference learning and modular neural networks in order to train an expert-level computer Backgammon player from scratch. His program Maestro placed second at the 4th Computer Olympiad, London 1992 [4].
Justin A. Boyan [5]

Selected Publications

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References

  1. ^ Justin A. Boyan (1992). Modular Neural Networks for Learning Context-Dependent Game Strategies. Master's thesis, University of Cambridge, pdf
  2. ^ Justin Boyan - The Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. ^ Justin A. Boyan (1998). Learning Evaluation Functions for Global Optimization. Ph.D. thesis, Carnegie Mellon University, advisors Scott Fahlman and Andrew W. Moore
  4. ^ Curriculum Vitae - Justin Andrew Boyan
  5. ^ Justin Boyan | LinkedIn
  6. ^ dblp: Justin A. Boyan
  7. ^ Curriculum Vitae - Justin Andrew Boyan
  8. ^ ICML-99 Best Paper Award

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