Matthew J. Beal

As of January 2007 I am no longer at Buffalo.
I am at a Chicago hedge fund.
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As well as my CSE appointment I have an adjunct appointment in the Department of Biostatistics and am a member of the Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics.

I was previously a postdoc in the Machine Learning Group in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto.


  • Awarded Distinguished Teacher Award for Fall'04 and Fall'05: see teaching.
  • Looking for Nonparametric Bayes? Visit our NIPS*05 Workshop at .
  • NSF grant: Reconstructing Metabolic and Transcriptional Networks using Bayesian State Space Models -- with David Wild.
  • To appear, Bayesian Analysis, Variational Bayesian DAGs [preprint].
  • To appear, JASA, Hierarchical Dirichlet Processes [preprint].
  • Bioinformatics, A Bayesian approach to reconstructing genetic regulatory networks with hidden factors [abstract].
  • Looking for Variational Bayes? Visit our repository at .