Lecture: What is Machine Learning?

Neil Lawrence is a Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Sheffield, but he is currently on leave at Amazon where he is a Director of Machine Learning and founder of Amazon Research Cambridge.

For some public interest articles you can have a look at my Guardian contributor page, these articles are also normally reposted on my blog which contains other articles which tend to be more targeted at the machine learning and related communities.

I lead the ML@SITraN group. My research interests are in probabilistic models with applications in computational biology and personalized health.

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  • Data Readiness Levels an effort to unify the language around data status for improved management of the data science process.

  • Data Science Africa a yearly workshop and summer school on Data Science held in collaboration with Makerere University, UN Global Pulse, Dedan Kemathi University and the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology.

  • the Open Data Science Initiative an approach to data science designed to address societal needs.

Part of open data science involves education. We are active in education including

See the links above for more information about my research, teaching or software, as well as contact details and latest news.