Christopher Bishop

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Christopher Bishop
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Born (1959-04-07) April 7, 1959 (age 56)[1]
Residence Cambridge, UK
Fields Machine learning
Neural networks
Pattern recognition
Natural language processing
Institutions University of Oxford
Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
AEA Technology
Aston University
University of Edinburgh
Microsoft Research
Royal Institution
Alma mater St Catherine's College, Oxford
University of Edinburgh
Thesis The semi-classical technique in field theory: some applications (1983)
Doctoral advisor David Wallace
Peter Higgs[2]
Doctoral students Neil Lawrence[3]
Known for Royal Institution Christmas Lectures (2008)[4]
Notable awards Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (2004)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (2007)
Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge

Christopher "Chris" Michael Bishop (born 7 April 1959) FREng, FRSE, is the Laboratory Director at Microsoft Research Cambridge and professor of Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh.[5]


Chris obtained a B.A. in Physics from Oxford, and a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Edinburgh, with a thesis on quantum field theory. [6]


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