Professor Peter Flach

Work Package 5 Lead, Data Fusion & Data Mining

peter.flach@bristol.ac.uk

Peter has been Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Bristol since 2003. An internationally leading researcher in the areas of mining highly structured data and the evaluation and improvement of machine learning models using ROC analysis, he has also published on the logic and philosophy of machine learning, and on the combination of logic and probability. Peter is the Editor-in-Chief of the Machine Learning journal, one of the two top journals in the field that has been published for over 25 years. He was Programme Co-Chair of the 1999 International Conference on Inductive Logic Programming, the 2001 European Conference on Machine Learning, the 2009 ACM Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, and the 2012 European Conference on Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases in Bristol.