Vladimir Naumovich Vapnik (Russian: Владимир Наумович Вапник) is one of the main developers of Vapnik–Chervonenkis theory. He was born in the Soviet Union. He received his master's degree in mathematics at the Uzbek State University, Samarkand, Uzbek SSR in 1958 and Ph.D in statistics at the Institute of Control Sciences, Moscow in 1964. He worked at this institute from 1961 to 1990 and became Head of the Computer Science Research Department. At the end of 1990, he moved to the USA and joined the Adaptive Systems Research Department at AT&T Bell Labs in Holmdel, New Jersey.
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  • Vladimir Vapnik Joins Facebook AI Research

    … that Vladimir Vapnik has joined Facebook AI Research. Vladimir is universally known in the machine-learning and statistics communities as the father of statistical learning theory and the co-inventor of the Support Vector Machine method. One of the key concepts of learning theory bears his name: the Vapnik-Chervonenkis Dimension, which measures…

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