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Shai Ben-David

Appointment

  • Canada CIFAR AI Chair
  • Pan-Canadian AI Strategy

About

Affiliations:
Faculty Member, Vector Institute; Professor, Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

Expertise:
Clustering, fairness and interpretability, semi-supervised learning, societal impact of machine learning, statistical machine learning, theoretical machine learning

Major Contributions/Awards:
Pioneering contributions to theoretical machine learning, including sample complexity of learning and theoretical foundations of clustering; Best Paper Award NeurIPS (2018); Co-Author of the seminal textbook Understanding Machine Learning: From Theory to Algorithms

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