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Large Scale Topic Models & Nonparametric Bayesian Models
Amr Ahmed

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Amr Ahmed (Yahoo! Research)

Amr Ahmed is a Research Scientist at Yahoo! Research. He got his M.Sc and PhD from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in 2009 and 2011 respectively. He is interested in graphical models and Bayesian non-parametric statistics with an eye towards building efficient inference algorithms for such models that scale to the size of the data on the internet. On the application side, he is interested in information retrieval over structured sources, social media ( blogs, news stream, twitter), user modeling and personalization.

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