Partha Niyogi has died

I’m sorry to report that Partha Niyogi of the University of Chicago died last week, at 43, from brain cancer.  Partha gave a beautiful lecture at UW last spring as part of our MALBEC series on machine learning.  My description of his work in the linked blog post is inadequate; here’s his paper with Smale and Weinberger from which his talk here was drawn.

 

 

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