Katherine Heller

Katherine Heller

Assistant Professor of Statistical Science

Selected Grants

Postdoctoral training in genomic medicine research awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Mentor). 2017 to 2022

+ awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2021

An Integrated Nonparametric Bayesian and Deep Neural Network Framework for Biologically-Inspired Lifelong Learning awarded by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2020

Basic predoctoral training in neuroscience awarded by National Institutes of Health (Training Faculty). 1992 to 2018

BRAIN EAGER: Bayesian Models of Translational Neural Networks: Motivation and Reward awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017

Collaborative Research: Workshop for Women in Machine Learning awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2016

Bayesian Models of Social Behavior Using Online Resources awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2015

Williamson, S, Wang, C, Heller, KA, and Blei, DM. "Nonparametric mixed membership modelling using the IBP compound dirichlet process." Mixtures: Estimation and Applications. April 25, 2011. 145-160. Full Text

Blundell, C, Teh, YW, and Heller, KA. "Discovering nonbinary hierarchical structures with Bayesian rose trees." Mixtures: Estimation and Applications. April 25, 2011. 161-187. 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

Madlon-Kay, S, Brent, L, Montague, M, Heller, K, and Platt, M. "Using Machine Learning to Discover Latent Social Phenotypes in Free-Ranging Macaques." Brain sciences 7.7 (July 21, 2017). Full Text

Futoma, J, Sendak, M, Cameron, CB, and Heller, K. "Scalable joint modeling of longitudinal and point process data for disease trajectory prediction and improving management of chronic kidney disease." 32nd Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence 2016, UAI 2016 (January 1, 2016): 222-231.

Jiang, J, Beck, J, Heller, K, and Egner, T. "An insula-frontostriatal network mediates flexible cognitive control by adaptively predicting changing control demands." Nature communications 6 (September 22, 2015): 8165-. Full Text

Jiang, J, Heller, K, and Egner, T. "Bayesian modeling of flexible cognitive control." Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 46.P1 (October 1, 2014): 30-43. (Review) Full Text

Jiang, J, Heller, K, and Egner, T. "Bayesian modeling of flexible cognitive control." Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews 46 Pt 1 (October 2014): 30-43. (Review) Full Text

Letham, B, Rudin, C, and Heller, KA. "Growing a list." Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 27.3 (December 1, 2013): 372-395. Full Text

Letham, B, Rudin, C, and Heller, KA. "Growing a list." Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 27.3 (November 2013): 372-395. Full Text

Beck, J, Heller, K, and Pouget, A. "Complex inference in neural circuits with probabilistic population codes and topic models." Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 4 (December 1, 2012): 3059-3067.

Blundell, C, Heller, KA, and Beck, JM. "Modelling reciprocating relationships with Hawkes processes." Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 4 (December 1, 2012): 2600-2608.

Pages

Fan, K, Zhang, Y, Henao, R, and Heller, K. "Triply stochastic variational inference for non-linear beta process factor analysis." January 31, 2017. Full Text

Tan, X, Naqvi, SAZ, Qi, A, Heller, KA, and Rao, V. "Content-based modeling of reciprocal relationships using Hawkes and Gaussian processes." January 1, 2016.

Fan, K, Eisenberg, M, Walsh, A, Aiello, A, and Heller, K. "Hierarchical graph-coupled HMMs for heterogeneous personalized health data." August 10, 2015. Full Text

Guo, F, Blundell, C, Wallach, H, and Heller, K. "The Bayesian echo chamber: Modeling social inuence via linguistic accommodation." January 1, 2015.

Wang, X, Guo, F, Heller, KA, and Dunson, DB. "Parallelizing MCMC with random partition trees." January 1, 2015.

Fan, K, Wang, Z, Beck, J, Kwok, JT, and Heller, K. "Fast second-order stochastic backpropagation for variational inference." January 1, 2015.