Alexander E. White, PhD
Machine Learning Fellow
Data Science Lab
National Museum of Natural History
August 2019 - Upcoming talk in the Botany 2019 symposium on the uses of machine learning in plant biology. Keep an eye out for our work on deep learning and morphological diversity in ferns!
June 2019 - New paper "Regional influences on community structure across the tropical-temperate divide" out now in Nature Communications. A very fruitful collaboration with Kusahl Dey, Dhanajai Mohan, Matthew Stephens, and Trevor Price. The new R package ecostructure is also available (with a vignette) here.
April 2019 - Upcoming talk at the IDigBio meeting at Yale on our work in the U.S. National Herbarium using machine learning to study biogeographic patterns of shape diversity in ferns!