Remembering MLD Professor Stephen Fienberg
Stephen Fienberg, Machine Learning professor and one of the Machine Learning Department's founding faculty, died Wednesday, Dec. 14 in Pittsburgh. He was 74.
An internationally acclaimed statistician, Fienberg was best known for developing and using statistical applications to influence science and public policy in many areas, including aspects of human rights, privacy and confidentiality, forensics, survey and census taking. Read about his legacy.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Tree of Life/Or L' Simcha Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Ave. in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh. There will be no prior visitation. Interment will be at Tree of Life Memorial Park. In memoriam contributions may be made to University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, UPMC Cancer Pavillion, Suite 1B, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232