Jerome H. Friedman
Professor Emeritus of Statistics
Dr. Friedman is one of the world's leading researchers in statistics and data mining. He has been a Professor of Statistics at Stanford University for over 20 years and has published on a wide range of data mining topics including nearest neighbor classification, logistical regressions, and high-dimensional data analysis. His primary research interest is in the area of machine learning.
The diploma ceremony for the Department of Statistics will include formal recognition of recipients of the dissertation and teaching assistant awards. A new honor was created this year with the renaming of the applied statistics thesis prize for our emeritus colleague, Jerry Friedman.
The National Academy of Sciences today announced the election of 72 new members and 18 foreign associates from 14 countries in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
jhf [at] stat.stanford.edu