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About Shilad Sen

Professor Sen's research is in designing systems that empower people to be effective online community contributors. His research draws on techniques from data-mining, machine learning, systems design, human-computer interaction, and Social Science theory.
His interests range from collaborative filtering algorithms research to intelligent displays of user-created tags - specifically, building software systems, applying data mining and machine learning techniques on huge data sets, and writing software apps that touch a large number of users.
EDUCATION: B.A. Northwestern University;PhD University of Minnesota.
Professor Sen has been teaching at Macalester since 2008.


Present Associate Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science, Macalester College


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  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Internet Computing
  • Operating Systems
  • Networks

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Olin 233
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6273


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