Ivan Bratko is professor of computer science at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science, Ljubljana University, Slovenia. He heads the AI laboratory at the University.
He has conducted research in machine learning and data mining, knowledge-based systems, qualitative modelling, intelligent robotics, heuristic programming and computer chess. His main interests in machine learning have been in learning from noisy data, combining learning and qualitative reasoning, autonomous robotic discovery, and various applications of machine learning including medicine, ecological modelling and control of dynamic systems.
Ivan Bratko is the author of widely adopted text PROLOG Programming for Artificial Intelligence (fourth edition: Addison-Wesley / Pearson Education 2011) and over 200 publications in scientific journals and conferences. He is Fellow of ECCAI, and member of SAZU (Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts) and Academia Europaea.
Main Research Interests:
- machine learning and data mining
- knowledge-based systems
- qualitative modelling
- intelligent robotics
- heuristic programming
- computer chess