Welcome to the Data-Driven Decision Making Lab (D3M)
Our lab reenvisions urban and consumer informatics from a data-driven decision-making perspective to forge sustainable, smarter cities and more efficient, consumer-responsive businesses.
Machine Learning and Large-scale Data Analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Information Retrieval, Social Media, Recommender Systems, Sequential Decision Optimization, Operations Research, Smart Cities Applications.
- Jan 20, 2021: D3M has a Research Associate / Post-doc Opening in Explainable Machine and Deep Learning.
- June 17, 2020: Congratulations to D3M MASc student Zheda (Marco) Mai who won 1st place in the CVPR 2020 CLVISION Challenge with his entry Batch-level Experience Replay with Review.
- May 4, 2020: Congratulations to the first two D3M PhD graduates: Dr. Buser Say is now on the faculty at Monash University and Dr. Ga Wu has joined the research staff at Borealis AI!
- Feb 28, 2020: Professor Sanner has received a Google Faculty Research Award in Machine Learning and Data Mining to pursue research on Deep Conversational Recommender Systems.
- Aug 17, 2019: We’re co-organizing the AAAI-20 Workshop on Interactive and Conversational Recommendation Systems (WICRS) with colleagues from Google and U. of Michigan.
- May 25, 2018: Zhijiang (Tony) Ye’s paper with Buser Say entitled Symbolic Bucket Elimination for Piecewise Continuous Constrained Optimization has received the Student Paper Award at CPAIOR-18.
- June 28, 2017: Professors Scott Sanner and William O’Brien (Carleton) and D3M student Brent Huchuk have been awarded an NSERC CRD to pursue research on machine learning for residential HVAC with Ecobee, Inc.
- Dec 29, 2016: Iain Guilliard has won the 2016 Kikuchi-Karlaftis Best Paper Award of the Transport Research Board for his paper A Non-homogeneous Time Mixed Integer LP Formulation for Traffic Signal Control (video).