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Michael H. Coen

Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
PhD 2006, Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
6785 Medical Sciences Center
1300 University Avenue

Madison, WI 53726-2397
Phone: 608-265-3712
FAX: 608-265-7916

Michael Coen's webpage
Research Interests

My primary research interest is self-supervised machine learning, based on biologically inspired models of learning in animals. Reciprocally, I'm also interested in computational models of learning in biological systems.

My research is motivated by the observation that animals routinely solve extremely difficult, nonparametric learning problems during development. The goal of my work is to create more sophisticated computational systems by understanding how animals do this.

Toward this end, I particularly love the study of clustering, the structure of inductive bias, and computational analysis of complex biological data.

Selected Publications and Presentations

For an up-to-date listing of Michael Coen's publications, see his main webpage.

Courses Taught
For an up-to-date listing of courses taught by Michael Coen, see his main webpage.
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