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Welcome to my homepage. I am an assistant professor in the statistics group at Leiden University in the Netherlands, working on machine learning and statistics, and teaching in the Statistical Science master program.

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Research Interests

  • Adaptive methods in online convex optimization and prediction with expert advice
  • Faster-than-minimax rates for ‘easy data’ in statistical and online learning
  • Statistical learning theory, frequentist analysis of Bayesian methods
  • PAC-Bayesian concentration inequalities

See also my publications.

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Contact Information

Dr. Tim van Erven
Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics
University of Amsterdam
P.O. Box 94248
1090 GE Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Visiting address:
Science Park 105-107, 3rd floor (entrance via Nikhef)
Office: F3.32
E-mail: tim@ No spam, please timvanerven. No really, no spam nl