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Computer Science
Machine Learning

Quentin Stout


Computer Science and Engineering, College of Engineering
Climate and Space Science, Climate and Space Science

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, College of Engineering

I primarily work on developing scalable parallel algorithms to solve large scientific problems. This has been done with teams from several different disciplines and application areas. I’m most concerned with algorithms emphasizing in-memory approaches. Another area of research has developed serial algorithms for nonparametric regression. This is a flexible form of regression that only assumes a general shape, such as upward, rather than a parametric form such as linear. It can be applied to a range of learning and classification problems, such as taxonomy trees. I also work some in adaptive learning, designing efficient sampling procedures.