van der Schaar Lab

NeurIPS 2021: human meta-learning

This invited talk, entitled “Quantitative epistemology – empowering human meta-learning using machine learning,” was given by Mihaela van der Schaar on December 13, 2021, as part of the Workshop on Meta-Learning (MetaLearn) running alongside NeurIPS 2021.

To learn more about our the field of quantitative epistemology, and explore how machine learning can help us understand and empower human decision-making, visit our dedicated research pillar page.

Also, consider watching our Inspiration Exchange engagement series and registering to join upcoming sessions.

Other useful links:
– Our lab’s publications
– Mihaela van der Schaar on Twitter and LinkedIn

Mihaela van der Schaar

Mihaela van der Schaar is the John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Medicine at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute in London.

Mihaela has received numerous awards, including the Oon Prize on Preventative Medicine from the University of Cambridge (2018), a National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2004), 3 IBM Faculty Awards, the IBM Exploratory Stream Analytics Innovation Award, the Philips Make a Difference Award and several best paper awards, including the IEEE Darlington Award.

In 2019, she was identified by National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts as the most-cited female AI researcher in the UK. She was also elected as a 2019 “Star in Computer Networking and Communications” by N²Women. Her research expertise span signal and image processing, communication networks, network science, multimedia, game theory, distributed systems, machine learning and AI.

Mihaela’s research focus is on machine learning, AI and operations research for healthcare and medicine.