Cynthia D. Rudin
Associate Professor of Statistical Science
Cynthia Rudin is an associate professor of computer science, electrical and computer engineering, statistical science and mathematics at Duke University, and directs the Prediction Analysis Lab. Previously, Prof. Rudin held positions at MIT, Columbia, and NYU. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University at Buffalo, and a PhD in applied and computational mathematics from Princeton University. She is the recipient of the 2013 and 2016 INFORMS Innovative Applications in Analytics Awards, an NSF CAREER award, was named as one of the "Top 40 Under 40" by Poets and Quants in 2015, and was named by Businessinsider.com as one of the 12 most impressive professors at MIT in 2015. Work from her lab has won 10 best paper awards in the last 5 years. She is past chair of the INFORMS Data Mining Section, and is currently chair of the Statistical Learning and Data Science section of the American Statistical Association. She also serves on (or has served on) committees for DARPA, the National Institute of Justice, the National Academy of Sciences (for both statistics and criminology/law), and AAAI.
Ban, GY, and Rudin, C. "The big Data newsvendor: Practical insights from machine learning." Operations Research 67.1 (January 1, 2019): 90-108. Full Text
Rudin, C, and Ertekin, Ş. "Learning customized and optimized lists of rules with mathematical programming." Mathematical Programming Computation 10.4 (December 1, 2018): 659-702. Full Text
Rudin, C, and Ustunb, B. "Optimized scoring systems: Toward trust in machine learning for healthcare and criminal justice." Interfaces 48.5 (September 1, 2018): 449-466. Full Text
Vu, M-AT, Adalı, T, Ba, D, Buzsáki, G, Carlson, D, Heller, K, Liston, C, Rudin, C, Sohal, VS, Widge, AS, Mayberg, HS, Sapiro, G, and Dzirasa, K. "A Shared Vision for Machine Learning in Neuroscience." The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience 38.7 (February 2018): 1601-1607. Full Text
Angelino, E, Larus-Stone, N, Alabi, D, Seltzer, M, and Rudin, C. "Learning certifiably optimal rule lists for categorical data." Journal of Machine Learning Research 18 (January 1, 2018): 1-78.
Struck, AF, Ustun, B, Ruiz, AR, Lee, JW, LaRoche, SM, Hirsch, LJ, Gilmore, EJ, Vlachy, J, Haider, HA, Rudin, C, and Westover, MB. "Association of an Electroencephalography-Based Risk Score With Seizure Probability in Hospitalized Patients." Jama Neurology 74.12 (December 2017): 1419-1424. Full Text
Wang, T, Rudin, C, Doshi-Velez, F, Liu, Y, Klampfl, E, and MacNeille, P. "A Bayesian framework for learning rule sets for interpretable classification." Journal of Machine Learning Research 18 (August 1, 2017): 1-37.
Letham, B, Letham, PA, Rudin, C, and Browne, EP. "Erratum: "Prediction uncertainty and optimal experimental design for learning dynamical systems" [Chaos 26, 063110 (2016)]." Chaos (Woodbury, N.Y.) 27.6 (June 2017): 069901-. Full Text
Zeng, J, Ustun, B, and Rudin, C. "Interpretable classification models for recidivism prediction." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society 180.3 (June 1, 2017): 689-722. Full Text
Ustun, B, Adler, LA, Rudin, C, Faraone, SV, Spencer, TJ, Berglund, P, Gruber, MJ, and Kessler, RC. "The World Health Organization Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Self-Report Screening Scale for DSM-5." Jama Psychiatry 74.5 (May 2017): 520-526. Full Text
Li, O, Liu, H, Chen, C, and Rudin, C. "Deep learning for case-based reasoning through prototypes: A neural network that explains its predictions." January 1, 2018.
Wang, T, Rudin, C, Velez-Doshi, F, Liu, Y, Klampfl, E, and Macneille, P. "Bayesian rule sets for interpretable classification." January 31, 2017. Full Text
Yang, H, Rudin, C, and Seltzer, M. "Scalable Bayesian rule lists." January 1, 2017.
Letham, B, Letham, LM, and Rudin, C. "Bayesian inference of arrival rate and substitution behavior from sales transaction data with stockouts." August 13, 2016. Full Text
Wang, F, and Rudin, C. "Falling rule lists." January 1, 2015.
Rudin, C. "Turning prediction tools into decision tools." January 1, 2015.
Tulabandhula, T, and Rudin, C. "On combining machine learning with decision making." January 1, 2014. Full Text
Huggins, JH, and Rudin, C. "A statistical learning theory framework for supervised pattern discovery." January 1, 2014. Full Text