Advisory Board

Alexander Merritt, M.Sc.

Alexander Merritt, M.Sc. is MTS, Software Engineering at Radian6.
 
Alex is a top graduate in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cognitive Systems. His focal topics include: statistical machine learning, natural language processing, unsupervised learning, speech recognition, and game AI.
 
His specialities include:

  • Languages: C++, Java, C, MATLAB, Prolog, OpenGL API, x86 assembly, Salesforce.com (Apex), JSP, XML
  • Databases: MySQL, MongoDB
  • Applications: Eclipse, MS Visual Studio
  • Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Unix

Alex earned his B.Sc. in Cognitive Systems: Computational Intelligence and Design at The University of British Columbia in 2007. He was awarded a gold medal for highest graduating average in program, NSERC USRA award, UBC CS Department laptop award, and various other scholarships. He earned his M.Sc. in Artificial Intelligence: Learning Systems for Language, Knowledge and Speech at Universiteit van Amsterdam in 2010. He was awarded a NSERC Post-Graduate Scholarship, HSP Huygens Scholarship from NUFFIC (Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education), and an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship from UvA. His grade average was in the top 5% overall.
 
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