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John Winn

Principal Researcher

About

I am a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, in the Machine Learning and Perception group. My main research interests are machine learning, machine vision and computational biology.

Previously, I was a Ph.D. student in the Inference Group at the Cavendish Laboratory, supervised by Chris Bishop and David MacKay. I have also been a member of the Signal Processing Group at the Engineering Department and the Learning and Vision Group at the MIT AI Lab. My undergraduate degree was in Electrical and Information Sciences at Cambridge University.

Projects

Infer.NET

Established: October 15, 2008

Infer.NET is a .NET library for machine learning. It provides state-of-the-art algorithms for probabilistic inference from data. Various Bayesian models such as Bayes Point Machine classifiers, TrueSkill matchmaking, hidden Markov models, and Bayesian networks can be implemented using Infer.NET. Infer.NET…

Image Understanding

Established: January 1, 2000

At Microsoft Research in Cambridge we are developing new machine vision algorithms for automatic recognition and segmentation of many different object categories. We are interested in both the supervised and unsupervised scenarios.   Research data Download labelled image databases for…

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