Nicolò Cesa-Bianchi

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Nicolò Cesa-Bianchi (Italian pronunciation: [nikɔˈlɔ]; born 18.6.1963. Milan, Italy) is a computer scientist and Professor of Computer Science at the "Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Informazione" of the University of Milan.[1]

He is a researcher in the field of Machine Learning, and the co-author of the book "Prediction, learning, and games" with Gabor Lugosi.[2]


His research contributions focus on the following areas: Prediction with Expert Advice and Game-Theoretic Learning, Pattern Classification and Regression, Statistical Learning Theory, Boolean Learning and Learning with Queries, Bandit Problems.


1988 MS, Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano. 1993 Ph.D. in Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano. 1991–1993 Visiting scholar, University of California at Santa Cruz. 1993–1994 Postdoctoral student, Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Graz University, Austria.