De Souza Borges Ferreira is Finalist for 2018 INFORMS Paper Competition


Ph.D. student Raquel De Souza Borges Ferreira is one of four finalists for the 2018 INFORMS QSR Best Student Paper Competition. She will present her paper, "Predictive Comparisons for Screening and Interpreting Inputs in Machine Learning”, at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sunday, November 4. A panel of judges will select one best paper and the results will be announced at the QSR business meeting. This year’s contest is organized by Youngjun Choe, Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, and Matthew Plumlee, Assistant Professor at Northwestern University.

Congratulations to Raquel and her advisor, Assistant Professor Arman Sabbaghi, for the recognition!

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