Professor of Machine Learning, University of Bath
Mike Tipping is Professor of Machine Learning in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath.
Before joining the University, Mike spent several years in industry: eight years at Microsoft Research, six years running an independent statistical consultancy and two years as Director of Science at Featurespace.
He has also worked with a number of start-ups, including Babylon Healthcare, Ninety Percent of Everything, Homelink Technologies and Propflo.
Combining interests in both theory and application of AI, Mike is known for the introduction of the “probabilistic PCA” data science framework, the invention of the “relevance vector machine” predictive model, the origination of the “Drivatar AI” concept behind Microsoft’s “Forza Motorsport” Xbox franchise, and the development of an award-winning AI-based payment fraud prevention system.
The Professor is a keynote speaker and will be presenting his fact and research-based assessment of how artificial intelligence will impact our lives in the coming years and be applied around our own daily business processes.