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I am Chair / Professor in Statistics at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Manchester. I am interested in principles of statistical learning and machine intelligence and I develop corresponding methods, models and computational tools with special focus on application to high-dimensional biomedical data.

Here is the "meet our academics" interview with me on the student blog of the Department of Mathematics.

I have been selected by Thomson Reuters as "Highly Cited Researcher" in the field of computer science in the years 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014, taking into account publications from 2002 to 2015. HighlyCited logo


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