Prof. Michael A Osborne

Michael A Osborne (DPhil Oxon) is the Dyson Associate Professor in Machine Learning in the Department of Engineering Science, a co-director of the Oxford Martin programme on Technology and Employment, and a Faculty Member of the Oxford-Man Institute for Quantitative Finance, all at the University of Oxford.

Within machine learning, he has published on active learning, Gaussian processes, Bayesian optimisation and Bayesian quadrature, and is a co-founder of the emerging field of probabilistic numerics. His algorithms have been applied within fields as diverse as astrostatistics, labour economics, ornithology, and sensor networks.

Dr Osborneā€™s work has attracted broad and sustained media coverage from BBC Newsnight, the Economist, the Financial Times, the Guardian, the New York Times and the Independent, amongst other venues.

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