|Known for||Bayesian cognitive science|
|Thesis||A Bayesian Framework for Concept Learning (1999)|
|Doctoral advisor||Whitman Richards|
|Doctoral students||Rebecca Saxe|
Joshua Brett Tenenbaum is Professor of Cognitive Science and Computation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is known for contributions to mathematical psychology and Bayesian cognitive science. Tenenbaum previously taught at Stanford University, where he was the Wasow Visiting Fellow from October 2010 to January 2011.
Tenenbaum received his undergraduate degree in physics from Yale University in 1993, and his Ph.D. from MIT in 1999. His work primarily focuses on analyzing probabilistic inference as the engine of human cognition and as a means to develop machine learning.
- "Curriculum Vitae" (PDF). MIT. Aug 2010.
- "Thomas A. Wasow Visiting Scholars in Symbolic Systems".
- "Curriculum Vitae" (PDF). MIT. Jan 2011.
- Luttrell, Sharron Kahn (Summer 2006). "Marty Tenenbaum '64, EE '66, SM '66". MIT Alumni Association's Infinite Connection.
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