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Leland Wilkinson

Leland Wilkinson
VP of Data Visualization, Skytree


Leland Wilkinson is currently adjunct professor of computer science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Previously, he was adjunct professor of statistics at Northwestern University and President of SYSTAT Inc., a statistical software company he founded in 1984. Wilkinson is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, an elected member of the International Statistical Institute, and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was vice-chair of the board of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences and a member of the Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics at the National Academy of Sciences. Wilkinson recently served on the NAS Panel on Developing Science, Technology, and Innovation Indicators for the Future. His projects have included books, journal articles, the original SYSTAT statistics package, numerous open-source software packages, and patents in visualization and distributed computing. He has an A.B. from Harvard University, an S.T.B. degree from Harvard Divinity School, and a Ph.D. from Yale.


Data Science
GA Ballroom J
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Tuesday.
Leland Wilkinson (Skytree)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
3-Hours: Adviser is a new and unique statistics and machine learning application that provides a second opinion on the results of your analysis. It incorporates a full range of analytic methods plus an expert system that flags outliers, model miss-specifications, and other anomalies. This workshop will illustrate its use in real data analyses for both novices and experts. Read more.
Office Hour
Table C
Alexander Gray (Skytree, Inc.), Leland Wilkinson (Skytree)
Do you want to achieve best-in-class results with high-performance learning in your application? Join Alexander and Leland to find out how to do just that, and to discuss: Read more.