Dr. Yana Melnykov is a Senior Statistician in the Institute of Business Analytics and an Assistant Professor of Statistics in the ISM department at the University of Alabama. She worked on a project supported by Lockheed Martin Corporation. The corresponding paper titled "Studying contributions of variables to classification” was published in Statistics and Probability Letters. Dr. Melnykov’s research interests lie in the areas of change point inference and finite mixture modeling.
Session 4 on Advances in Probabilistic Modeling for Machine Learning