Peter Grünwald's Mini-Resume

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Current Employment

Previous Employment, Education

Publications -- Highlights

Peter Grünwald is author of the book The Minimum Description Length Principle, MIT Press, 2007, the first comprehensive overview of this exciting area. He has published in journals such as the Annals of Statistics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Machine Learning, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research and Journal of Mathematical Psychology, and in conferences such as NIPS, COLT, UAI, IJCAI and ISIT -- all of them among the main conferences in their respective fields (machine learning, reasoning under uncertainty, artificial intelligence, information theory).

Due to his involvement in the case of Lucia de Berk, he has been interviewed by Vrij Nederland (December 2006) and (twice) by Dutch public television (Een Vandaag) (March 2007, April 2008) and has been quoted in Nature (January 2007). He was mentioned on the front page of the daily newspaper NRC Handelsblad and in the Volkskrant (November 2007).

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Professional Recognition


Awards, Prizes (highlights)

Invitations (a few highlights)

Peter Grünwald has given overview talks about and invited tutorials on MDL at several institutes.

Organized Workshops and Conferences

General chair of UAI 2011 conference, co-program chair of UAI 2010 conference. Co-organizer of the workshop EURANDOM 1998-2008: a decade of research (Eindhoven, the Netherlands, August 2008), Recent Breakthroughs in MDL Learning (Helsinki, Finland, July 2008). Also co-organizer of the EURANDOM/PASCAL workshop Notions of Complexity, Eindhoven, 2004; the EURANDOM Workshop on Statistical Learning in Classification and Model Selection, January 2003; co-organizer and workshop chair of the workshop on recent developments in MDL Methods, held during the 2001 annual NIPS (Neural Information Processing) conference. He was local co-chair of the 2001 COLT conference, held July 16-July 19 2001 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In 1997 he was co-organizer of a Mini-Symposium on Model Selection, Bloomington, Indiana.

Last updated: July 2012.
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