Microsoft Research scientist to speak at RIT on March 31

Mar 27, 2017

Robert Schapire
Credit Rochester Institute of Technology

Robert Schapire, senior research scientist at Microsoft Research, will speak about machine learning from 3 to 5 p.m. March 31 at Rochester Institute of Technology.

He will present the free lecture, “The Contextual Bandits Problem: A Fast, Simple and Optimal Algorithm,” in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Building, room 1125.

Schapire is a leading figure in artificial intelligence. According to RIT, his research led to the machine learning algorithms known as “boosting.”

The lecture is part of the RIT Data Science Research Group Seminar Series. For more information, go to