About Me

Hi, I'm Chris. I'm a statistician who likes interesting problems that can be solved through data, statistical modelling, and visualization. I lead a research group in AT&T Labs covering Statistics, information visualization, data science, and database research.

A recent copy of my CV/resume


Full List of Publications

Short list of most requested papers:

Presentations and Media

A collection of articles where you might see me:

Other Interesting Things

  • My Year of Data. A blog I created to document my efforts in quantifying my life, by collecting and sharing as much data as possible.
  • Teaching. Slides from an adjunct coure in data mining from a few years ago.
  • Wayback Machine My website at the birth of the internet.
  • My first experience going viral. A post back in 2000 about the Bush/Gore election that got some press.
  • I was part of a team that won a $1M competition run by Netflix to improve their recommender system, known as the Netflix Prize.
  • Bayesian Model Averaging My PhD thesis on this topic led me to curate this web site. I dont do active research here anymore, but there is still a lot of interest.