Google awards $750,000 to project

The Automatic Statistician project has won a $750,000 Google Focused Research Award. This Award consists of a no-strings-attached donation to support research in the Cambridge Machine Learning Group on this topic.

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“It would be very nice to have a formal apparatus that gives us some ‘optimal’ way of recognizing unusual phenomena and inventing new classes of hypotheses that are most likely to contain the true one; but this remains an art for the creative human mind.” E. T. Jaynes 1985