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Evan Patterson
Stanford University,
Statistics Department

I'm a PhD student working to improve the scientific process through research in...

  • AI, especially knowledge representation
  • data science
  • applied category theory

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From the blog

Book review: Representation and Invariance of Scientific Structures by Patrick Suppes (1/9/2019)

Sixty years ago, Patrick Suppes realized that the notion of a model of a logical theory, so essential to mathematical logic, applies equally well to models in science. I review his final book, on the use of formal models in science. Read more

Latest paper

Teaching machines to understand data science code by semantic enrichment of dataflow graphs, 2018. Evan Patterson, Ioana Baldini, Aleksandra Mojsilovic, Kush R. Varshney.

We refine our method for creating semantic representations of data science programs. We implement the method for both Python and R and we release the first version of the Data Science Ontology. The ontology is written in a new ontology language called Monocl. Read more