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Jilles Vreeken is tenured faculty at the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security, where he leads the Exploratory Data Analysis group. In addition, he is an Honorary Professor at Saarland University. His research interests include causal inference, machine learning, and data mining. He is particularly interested in developing well-founded theory and efficient methods for unsupervised learning of informative and ideally causal models from data. He has authored 3 book chapters and over 110 conference and journal papers. He received three best paper awards, the ACM SIGKDD 2010 Doctoral Dissertation Runner-Up Award, and the IEEE ICDM 2018 Tao Li Award.

He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2009 from Universiteit Utrecht. Between 2009 and 2013 he was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Antwerp, supported by a Post-doctoral Fellowship of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO). Before joining CISPA in 2018, he was the leader (W2) of the Independent Research Group on Exploratory Data Analysis at the DFG Cluster of Excellence on Multimodal Computing and Interaction (MMCI) at Saarland University. Between 2013 and 2022 he was a Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics.

CV: Last four stations

2018 - now
Faculty (Tenured, W3) at CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security
2013 - now
Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
2013 – 2022
Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany
2009 - 2013
Postdoc at Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium
2005 - 2009
PhD at Universiteit Utrecht, the Netherlands

Publications by Jilles Vreeken

Year 2022

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NeurIPS
Advances in Neural Information Processing SystemsAdvances in Neural Information Processing Systems

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KDD
KDDKDD [ACM International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining]

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KDD
Proceedings of the 28th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD ’22)ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

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ICML
International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)

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AAAI
AAAI Workshop on Information-Theoretic Causal Inference and Discovery (ITCI'22)AAAI Workshop on Information-Theoretic Causal Inference and Discovery (ITCI'22)

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AAAI
Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

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AAAI
Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

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AAAI
Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Teaching by Jilles Vreeken