Foundations of Learning Systems
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Opportunity Description

Title of Research Opportunity:Foundations of Learning Systems Machine learning is expected to play a key role in future Army autonomous systems, both virtual and robotic. Opportunities exist at ARL to advance the application and development of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for autonomy. This opportunity emphasizes mathematical development of new machine learning algorithms, with a particular emphasis on kernel and Bayesian methods, and their co-development with deep signal representations such as auto-encoders or wavelet scattering transforms. These will be coupled with adaptive control (iterative learning control), reinforcement learning, and hierarchical scenario-based decision systems such as random forests. Keywords: machine learning, reinforcement learning, Bayesian statistics, mathematical statistics, kernel methods, compressive sensing, information theory, optimization Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Adelphi, MD
  • Opportunity Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Grooming future leaders in science and technology requires enhancing the skills, knowledge and experience of workers early in their careers. To that end, ORAU (Oak Ridge Associated Universities) assists in connecting the best and most diverse students, recent graduates, faculty and professionals with world-class fellowships, internships and jobs, whether in national laboratories, research institutions, federal government offices or private sector R&D departments.

ORAU works with agencies such as the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. We work with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to place recent graduates in full-time and part-time jobs in the Office of Research and Development at EPA under the National Student Services Contract. ORAU also works with Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.

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