Dr Sean B Holden
Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

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Latest News

I am a member of the Programme Committee for the Workshop on Evaluating General-Purpose AI at ECAI 2016.

The video for my TEDx talk on AI and Music as a Communications Medium has now appeared:

I am a member of the Programme Committee for the 13th International Conference on Computational Intelligence methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (CIBB2016).

New paper accepted for publication in PLOS Computational Biology: Lisa M. Breckels, Sean Holden, David Wojnar, Claire M. Mulvey, Andy Christoforou, Arnoud Groen, Matthew W.B. Trotter, Oliver Kohlbacher, Kathryn S. Lilley and Laurent Gatto. "Learning from Heterogeneous Data Sources: An Application in Spatial Proteomics".

New technical report available: Sean B. Holden, "HasGP: A Haskell library for Gaussian process inference".

New technical report available: Richard Russell and Sean B Holden, "Survey propagation applied to weighted partial maximum satisfiability".

Apparently, I have an Erdös-Bacon-Sabbath Number, and it's 10.

I am a member of the Programme Committee for the 11th International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems (HAIS16).

Cambridge University Press publish videos, in which assorted academics dispense advice. You can find some of mine here.

Assorted older news is archived here.

About me

My brief Biography and my Contact Details.


Detailed information on my Research Interests, and a list of my Publications.

A collection of open source Software that has been produced as part of my research.

Some notes on Applying to do a PhD in Machine Learning.

Some further information on Machine Learning in Cambridge and on Neuroscience in Cambridge.

Assorted other research related Things.


Part 1a undergraduates at Trinity (and anyone I'm also supervising in 1a at Peterhouse) should read the timetable for supervision work, and carefully note the fact that solution notes are evil.

Information on my University Teaching and some suggestions for Part II Projects.

Other stuff

Some information on Appearances in the Media and on Other Things That I Do.