Assistant Professor, California Institute of Technology
Yisong Yue is an assistant professor in theComputing and Mathematical Sciences Departmentat the California Institute of Technology. He was previously a research scientist atDisney Research. Before that, he was a postdoctoral researcher in theMachine Learning Departmentand theiLabat Carnegie Mellon University. He received a Ph. D. fromCornell Universityand a B. S. from theUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Yisong's research interests lie primarily in the theory and application of statistical machine learning. He is particularly interested in developing novel methods for spatiotemporal reasoning, structured prediction, interactive learning systems, and learning with humans in the loop. In the past, his research has been applied to information retrieval, recommender systems, text classification, learning from rich user interfaces, analyzing implicit human feedback, data-driven animation, behavior analysis, sports analytics, policy learning in robotics, and adaptive routing & allocation problems.