The position offered is for three and a half years full-time study. The value of the award covers stipend: £15,009 pa and tuition fee: £4,327 pa. Awards are usually incremented on 1 October each year.
Eligibility: 2:1 Honours undergraduate degree and/or postgraduate degree with Distinction (or an international equivalent) in a numerate subject, such as Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Physics. Excellent problem solving skills and programming skills are required.
If your first language is not English and you have not studied in an English-speaking country, you will have to provide an English language qualification.
H.W.J. Reeve, A. Kaban. Fast Rates for a kNN Classifier Robust to Unknown Asymmetric Label Noise. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2019), Proceedings of Machine Learning Research, Vol 97, pp. 5401-5409.
H. Reeve, A. Kaban. Robust randomised optimisation with k nearest neighbours, Analysis and Applications, Special Issue on Mathematics of Big Data: Deep Learning, Approximation and Optimization, 2019,
A. Kaban, Y. Thummanusarn. Tighter guarantees for the compressive multi-layer perceptron. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Natural Computing (TPNC 2018), pp. 388-400.
A. Kaban, J. Bootkrajang, R.J. Durrant. Towards Large Scale Continuous EDA: A Random Matrix Theory Perspective. Evolutionary Computation 24(2): 255-291, 2016, MIT Press.
R.J. Durrant, A. Kaban. Random projections as regularizers: Learning a linear discriminant from fewer observations than dimensions. Machine Learning 99(2), pp. 257-286, 2015.
See more at: http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~axk/papers_by_yr.htm
FTE Category A staff submitted: 40.60
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