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About CISML

The Center for Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning (CISML) is a collaboration of faculty from three colleges and eight academic departments at the University of Tennessee (UT), and is part of the College of Engineering on the Knoxville campus. Beginning as a simple faculty initiative to create a unified curricula, CISML evolved (in October 2010) into an official UT research center that studies the theory and application of intelligent systems and machine learning. In addition to UT faculty, the Center's research staff is comprised of eight experts from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

CISML's focus is on designing computer-based systems that exhibit intelligent behavior, operate autonomously, and adapt to environmental changes. Examples of the diverse research activities in this area include pattern recognition, robotics, artificial intelligence, biologically-inspired cognitive architectures, bioinformatics, and data mining, to name a few.

Recent News

  • December 16, 2014 MATH 619 - Mathematical Methods of Data Science

    Professor V Maroulas and Professor Fernando Schwartz will be running a seminar in the Spring 2015 entitled: "Mathematical Methods of Data Science". The class will meet on Wednesdays at 2:30pm in Ayres 111. The course number is MATH 619. Format: The class is a 1hr credit; students and faculty will present papers and/or their work, and we will also have visitors. The first meeting will be organizational, and will happen on Wednesday 1/7/15.

  • December 15, 2014 Senior Data Analyst - Full Time Opportunity

    Aspire Health is seeking a full time Senior Data Analyst to lead Aspire’s analysis of claims data from Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial health plans as well as all analysis of internal clinical, operational and financial data. Click HERE to see the job description.

  • December 5, 2014 Parker named division director for NSF program

    Dr. Lynne Parker, CISML faculty affiliate, professor and associate head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer science, has been selected as the division director of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS), in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate of the National Science Foundation, beginning in January 2015. Click HERE for the article.