Persistent Homology as Feature Generation for Drug Discovery



Anthony Bak

Machine Learning and Data Science, Palantir

Anthony Bak is in the machine learning group at Palantir, where he solves client problems and develops machine learning products. Prior to Palantir, he was data science R&D lead at Ayasdi—a machine learning platform company using topological and geometric methods in conjunction with standard methods. He has a PhD in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and has held academic positions at Stanford University, The American Institute of Mathematics, and the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics. He is a frequent speaker at academic and industry conferences.