kids encyclopedia robot

Ann Nicholson facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Ann E. Nicholson
Born (1965-06-00)June , 1965
Nationality Australian/British
Education PhD, University of Oxford, 1992
MSc Computer Science, University of Melbourne, 1990
BSc (Hons) Computer Science, University of Melbourne, 1986
Known for Bayesian artificial intelligence
Partner(s) Paul Konstanty (2000-2019)
Children 2
Scientific career
Fields Computer science
Institutions Monash University
Brown University
Thesis Monitoring Discrete Environments using Dynamic Belief Networks
Doctoral advisor J.M. Brady

Professor Ann E. Nicholson FTSE (born June 1965), is Dean in the Faculty of Information Technology of Australia's largest university, Monash University in Melbourne. She is a researcher in the specialised area of Bayesian networks.

Nicholson completed her BSc and MSc in Computer Science at the University of Melbourne. In 1988, she was awarded a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford. Here she did her doctorate in the Robotics Research Group. After starting work in the United States in 1992 as a post-doctoral research fellow at Brown University in Rhode Island, she took up a lecturing position at Monash University in 1994.

Nicholson has published more than 120 papers, with more than 7,000 citations, including co-authoring leading books in her specialised research area – Bayesian Artificial Intelligence.

Nicholson established the consulting company Bayesian Intelligence in 2007 and is currently serving as Honorary Secretary to the Victorian Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee. In 2022 she was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Ann Nicholson para niños

kids search engine
Ann Nicholson Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.