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Matthias Feurer

Matthias Feurer

 Scientific Staff

Postal address:
Institut für Informatik
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Sekretariat Hutter/Maschinelles Lernen
Georges-Köhler-Allee 074
79110 Freiburg, Germany
Room:
Building 074, Room 00-012
Coordinates:
48.014425, 7.831111 (DD)
Email:
feurerm@informatik.uni-freiburg.de
Phone:
+49 761 203-98560
Fax:
+49 761 203-74217
Github:
mfeurer
Twitter:
__mfeurer__

Short Bio

Matthias Feurer is a doctoral candidate at the Machine Learning Lab at the University of Freiburg, Germany. His research focuses on automated machine learning, hyperparameter optimization and meta-learning. He is actively involved in developing open source software for AutoML and is the maintainer and founder of Auto-sklearn and OpenML-Python. Matthias is a founding member of the Open Machine Learning Foundation, gave AutoML tutorials at the GCPR and ECMLPKDD summer school and co-organized the AutoML workshop in 2019 and 2020. Furthermore, he was part of the winning team of the 1st&2nd AutoML challenges and the BBO challenge@NeurIPS 2020.

You can find more information on my LinkedIn.

Projects

Discontinued

  • HPOlib 1.5 2nd iteration of the Hyperparameter Optimization library, discontinued
  • HPOlib Hyperparameter Optimization library, discontinued

Publications

Other

  • We placed 1st in the warmstarting-friendly leaderboard of the BBO NeurIPS challenge.
  • We wrote a blog post about meta-learning the arguments to Auto-sklearn, check it out here
  • Read our blog post on winning the 2nd AutoML challenge
  • Read our winning blog post of the kdnuggets blog contest on AutoML.
  • Check out this interview with Aaron, Frank and me about the winning the AutoML challenge.
  • Our work on Auto-sklearn got covered in the Computer Vision News