Portrait of Roland Fernandez

Roland Fernandez

Senior Researcher

About

Roland works as a researcher and AI School instructor in the Deep Learning Technology Center.  His interests include reinforcement learning, autonomous multitask learning, symbolic representation, AI education, visualization, and HCI.

Before coming to the DLTC, Roland worked in the VIBE group of MSR doing visualization and HCI projects, most notably the SandDance project.  Before MSR, Roland worked (at Microsoft and other companies) in the areas of Natural User Interfaces, Activity Based Computing, Advanced Prototyping, Programmer Tools, Operating Systems, and Databases.

Projects

Microsoft Research Data Visualization Apps for Office

Established: February 6, 2013

This project has now been concluded, and the apps have been deprecated. Thank you for your feedback! At Microsoft Research, we want to let users play with new types of visualizations. We’re doing it with Apps for Office, a new feature for…

SandDance

Established: November 10, 2011

Visually explore, understand, and present data SandDance is a web-based application that enables you to more easily explore, identify, and communicate insights about data. SandDance provides ease of use for data visualizations, pattern identification, trends, and insights. It…

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