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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science D-index 72 Citations 54,872 131 World Ranking 706 National Ranking 428

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Statistics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning

John Lafferty mainly focuses on Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Language model, Information retrieval and Graphical model. His research integrates issues of Natural language processing and Pattern recognition in his study of Artificial intelligence. His Pattern recognition study combines topics in areas such as Minimum cut and Maximum-entropy Markov model.

His studies deal with areas such as Expectation–maximization algorithm, Inference and Dynamic topic model as well as Machine learning. His Information retrieval study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Smoothing and Rank. His Graphical model study incorporates themes from Random field, Applied mathematics, Graph and Model selection.

His most cited work include:

  • Conditional Random Fields: Probabilistic Models for Segmenting and Labeling Sequence Data (11231 citations)
  • Semi-supervised learning using Gaussian fields and harmonic functions (2907 citations)
  • Dynamic topic models (1722 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Applied mathematics, Graphical model and Pattern recognition. His Artificial intelligence research incorporates elements of Nonparametric statistics and Natural language processing. The study incorporates disciplines such as Expectation–maximization algorithm and Dynamic topic model in addition to Machine learning.

His research on Graphical model also deals with topics like

  • Graph that connect with fields like Semi-supervised learning,
  • Algorithm, which have a strong connection to Random field and Lasso. His Pattern recognition study focuses mostly on Discriminative model, Conditional random field and Hidden Markov model. His Hidden Markov model research includes themes of Markov model and Maximum-entropy Markov model.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Artificial intelligence (43.66%)
  • Machine learning (18.31%)
  • Applied mathematics (15.02%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2020)?

  • Minimax (9.39%)
  • Estimator (13.62%)
  • Applied mathematics (15.02%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Minimax, Estimator, Applied mathematics, Mathematical optimization and Discrete mathematics. His Estimator study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Nonparametric statistics, Sample and Statistical theory. His research in Nonparametric statistics tackles topics such as Graphical model which are related to areas like Optimization problem, Probabilistic logic, Energy and Heuristic.

His research in Applied mathematics intersects with topics in Sequence, Contrast, Isotonic regression and Sobolev space. Within one scientific family, John Lafferty focuses on topics pertaining to Community structure under Stochastic block model, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Algorithm. Combining a variety of fields, including Estimation, Machine learning and Artificial intelligence, are what the author presents in his essays.

Between 2013 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • A convergent Gradient descent algorithm for rank minimization and semidefinite programming from random linear measurements (121 citations)
  • Convergence Analysis for Rectangular Matrix Completion Using Burer-Monteiro Factorization and Gradient Descent (89 citations)
  • A Probabilistic Graphical Model-based Approach for Minimizing Energy Under Performance Constraints (69 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Statistics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Applied mathematics, Discrete mathematics, Artificial intelligence, Machine learning and Distributed computing. John Lafferty combines subjects such as Subgradient method, Benchmark, Function, Fisher information and Modulus of continuity with his study of Applied mathematics. John Lafferty has included themes like Combinatorics, Test statistic, Stochastic block model, Gradient descent and Condition number in his Discrete mathematics study.

John Lafferty studies Regularization which is a part of Artificial intelligence. His work deals with themes such as Space and Basis, which intersect with Machine learning. His study in Algorithm is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Linear model, Inference and Projection.

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Best Publications

Conditional Random Fields: Probabilistic Models for Segmenting and Labeling Sequence Data

John D. Lafferty;Andrew McCallum;Fernando C. N. Pereira.
international conference on machine learning (2001)

14581 Citations

Semi-supervised learning using Gaussian fields and harmonic functions

Xiaojin Zhu;Zoubin Ghahramani;John Lafferty.
international conference on machine learning (2003)

3954 Citations

Dynamic topic models

David M. Blei;John D. Lafferty.
international conference on machine learning (2006)

2640 Citations

A statistical approach to machine translation

Peter F. Brown;John Cocke;Stephen A. Della Pietra;Vincent J. Della Pietra.
Computational Linguistics (1990)

2545 Citations

A Study of Smoothing Methods for Language Models Applied to Ad Hoc Information Retrieval

Chengxiang Zhai;John Lafferty.
international acm sigir conference on research and development in information retrieval (2001)

1779 Citations

Inducing features of random fields

S. Della Pietra;V. Della Pietra;J. Lafferty.
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (1997)

1546 Citations

A study of smoothing methods for language models applied to information retrieval

Chengxiang Zhai;John Lafferty.
ACM Transactions on Information Systems (2004)

1449 Citations

Correlated Topic Models

John D. Lafferty;David M. Blei.
neural information processing systems (2005)

1448 Citations

A correlated topic model of Science

David M. Blei;John D. Lafferty.
The Annals of Applied Statistics (2007)

1440 Citations

Using Maximum Entropy for Text Classification

Kamal Nigam;John Lafferty;Andrew McCallum.
(1999)

1198 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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