I like to play tennis, and used to play some soccer; while at CMU, I used to play soccer with the Robotics
team, the Viking Death Rats.
I was captain of the team for four years (we were Intramurals champions
in 1995). I also like to read, even though I have not been able to read as much as I want
since my son was born (in 1996...!).
I work within the broad area of artificial intelligence, mostly with machine learning
and knowledge representation.
I have worked with probabilistic reasoning, both with machine learning techniques
and with the representation of facts, rules and beliefs. I have kept a particular interest
in Bayesian networks and related models
(the JavaBayes system
is my implementation of Bayesian Networks in Java; also take a look at the page for
the Interchange Format for