Portrait of Max Chickering

Max Chickering

Mad Scientist

About

Max Chickering is a Mad Scientist in Microsoft Research. Max is particularly interested in (1) practical applications of machine-learning algorithms and (2) fast methods for coxswain displacement. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California at Los Angeles and his Bachelors in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley. An unusual fact you might not know about Max is that he really enjoys discussing himself in the third person.

Projects

Platform for Interactive Concept Learning (PICL)

Established: April 28, 2015

Quick interaction between a human teacher and a learning machine presents numerous benefits and challenges when working with web-scale data. The human teacher guides the machine towards accomplishing the task of interest. The system leverages big data to find examples that maximize the training value of its interaction with the teacher. Building classifiers and entity extractors is currently an inefficient process involving machine learning experts, developers and labelers. PICL enables teachers with no expertise in…

WinMine Toolkit

Established: October 5, 2002

The WinMine Toolkit is a set of tools for Windows 2000/NT/XP that allow you to build statistical models from data. The majority of the tools are command-line executables that can be run in scripts. Click here or on the icon to see an overview of the files that come with the toolkit. The WinMine Toolkit is not to be used for commercial purposes. Development of the toolkit was performed by the same team that has…

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WinMine Toolkit

February 2016

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