Matthew Brown

Matthew Sherman Brown

Professor-in-Residence, Radiological Sciences, University of California Los Angeles


UCLA Radiol Sci
924 Westwood Blvd., Ste 650
Box 957319
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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After receiving his doctorate in Computer Science from the University of New South Wales in his native Australia, Dr. Matthew Brown joined the UCLA Department of Radiological Sciences in 1996 and is currently an Associate Professor. Dr. Brown has more than 15 years of R&D experience in quantitative medical image analysis in medicine, computer vision, and computer-aided diagnosis systems applied to clinical trials. As a computer scientist he has more than 20 years experience in software engineering, database administration and system validation. Dr. Brown’s research interests include the development of quantitative imaging biomarkers. Measurements are made using automated computer vision systems to increase accuracy and reproducibility. Machine learning and classification techniques are used for prediction or early assessment of treatment outcomes. Dr. Brown is part of the open source development team of Simple Mind: A virtual data scientist built using Cognitive AI. SimpleMind is an open source software framework that supports deep neural networks (DNNs) with higher level reasoning and automatic parameter tuning.