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Jude Shavlik is an Emeritus Professor of Computer Sciences and of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and is a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).

He was at Wisconsin from 1988 to 2017, following the receipt of his PhD from the University of Illinois for his work on Explanation-Based Learning. His research interests include machine learning and computational biology, with an emphasis on using rich sources of training information, such as human-provided advice.

He served for three years as editor-in-chief of the AI Magazine and served on the editorial board of about a dozen journals, including over 25 years on the board of the journal Machine Learning. He chaired the 1998 International Conference on Machine Learning, co-chaired the First International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology in 1993, co-chaired the First International Conference on Knowledge Capture in 2001, was conference chair of the 2003 IEEE Conference on Data Mining, and co-chaired the 2007 International Conference on Inductive Logic Programming.

He was a founding member of both the board of the International Machine Learning Society and the board of the International Society for Computational Biology. He co-edited, with Tom Dietterich, "Readings in Machine Learning." His research was supported by DARPA, NSF, NIH (NLM and NCI), ONR, DOE, AT&T, IBM, Yahoo, and NYNEX.

Currently he lives in New York City where he does machine-learning consulting. He can be reached via judeshavlik@gmail.com or (608) 395-9806.

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