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Nathalie Japkowicz

Professor Department of Computer Science

Nathalie Japkowicz joined American University as a full professor in the Department of Computer Science in August 2016. She was previously with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa where she lead the Laboratory for Research on Machine Learning for Defense and Security. Over the years, she has supervised over thirty graduate students, received funding from Canadian Federal and Provincial institutions (NSERC, DRDC, Health Canada, OCE, MITACS CITO), worked with private companies (Girih, Larus Technologies, Weather Telematics, TechInsights, Ciena) and published over 100 articles, papers and books including Evaluating Learning Algorithms: A Classification Perspective, with Mohak Shah (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and Big Data Analysis: New Algorithms for a New Society, with Jerzy Stefanowski (Springer, 2016). For more information, please visit: Nathalie's list of publications can be found at: Nathalie's Google Scholar profile can be found at:


BSc, McGill University; MS, University of Toronto; PhD, Rutgers University

CAS - Computer Science
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  • Fall 2016

    • CSC-589 Topics in Computer Science: Intro to Machine Learning
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