Statistics and Machine Learning Research Group at HKUST


The research group is led by professor Tong Zhang, and focuses on the following research topics.

Theoretical Foundation of Machine Learning
This research topic is to study the mathematical models and statistical convergence behavior of machine learning algorithms.
Optimization Algorithms
This research topic is concerned with convex and nonconvex optimization, large scaled and distributed training, automatic tuning of machine learning models and efficient deployment.
Robust and Adaptive Algorithms
This research topic is concerned with the generalization of machine learning procedures to new scenarios, and related robustness issues.
Tools and Applications
This research topic is to develop tools and apply learning algorithms to various applications such as natural language processing, computer vision, and games, etc.

If you are interested, you may send your cv to professor Tong Zhang.


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Professor Tong Zhang
Tong Zhang is a chair professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at HKUST. He is a fellow of IEEE, American Statistical Association, and Institute of Mathematical Statistics. His research interests are machine learning, big data and their applications.