Dr. Rob Potharst Leaves Econometric Institute


Prof. dr. ir. Uzay Kaymak and dr. Rob Potharst

Reaching the retirment age, on May 26, dr. Rob Potharst resigned from his position as Assistant Professor at the Econometric Institute of the Erasmus University. In his 23 years at the university, Rob Potharst taught courses in Java programming and data mining.

His main field of interest relates to the application of techniques from Artificial Intelligence and statistics to marketing problems, machine learning, and data mining. Recently, he published articles in the European Journal of Operational Research and in Decision Support Systems on data mining and computational intelligence, applied to (Internet-) marketing problems.