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Yordan Zaykov

Senior Software Engineer


I obtained my BSc in Computer Science and MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship from Sofia University, and MPhil in Computer Science from Cambridge University. I’ve been with Microsoft since 2012, working as a developer in the field of machine learning. My main focus have been applications based on the Infer.NET Bayesian inference framework related to email classification, recommendation, player ranking / matchmaking, and knowledge mining.



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…