Laura E. Brown

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Laura E. Brown
Department of Computer Science

Contact Information:
Department of Computer Science
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931

307 Rekhi Hall
Phone: 906-487-3472
Fax: 906-487-2283
Email:

 

Research Interests

  • Algorithms for learning the structure of Bayesian networks
  • Local causal discovery methods for identification of parents and children or Markov Blankets
  • Methods for variable selection on high-dimensional data sets
  • Application of artificial intelligence and machine learning to application domains
    including biomedical informatics, power systems, and computer systems research

Teaching Experience

Current Classes

    Fall 2014
  • cs2311 Discrete Structures
    Course Materials on Canvas
    MWF 11:05-11:55am, Fisher 139
    Office Hours: TBD, by e-mail, and by appointment

Previous Classes

  • cs2311 - Discrete Structures
    Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2010, Fall 2009
  • cs4811 - Artificial Intelligence
    Spring 2013, Spring 2011, Spring 2010
  • cs4821 - Data Mining
    Spring 2014, Spring 2013 (as special topics - cs4090)
  • cs5811 - Advanced Artificial Intelligence
    Fall 2011, Fall 2013

Previous Courses as TA/Lecturer

    Vanderbilt University
  • BMIF 330/CS 396 Machine Learning for Biomedicine Spring 2008, 2009
  • BMIF 315 Methodological Foundations of Biomedical Informatics Spring 2007, 2008, 2009
  • BMIF 330 Biomedical Artificial Intelligence Spring 2006
  • BMIF 300 Foundations of Biomedical Informatics Fall 2006, 2007
    University of Michigan
  • EECS 200 Introduction to Digital Logic Fall 2000, Spring 2001

Education