Hi, I'm Chris. I'm a statistician who likes interesting problems that can be solved through data, statistical modelling, and visualization. I lead a research group in AT&T Labs covering Statistics, information visualization, data science, and database research.My research in the field of statistics and data mining focuses on data mining and analysis of massive data. Some specific topics I am interested in include: Recommender Systems ( Netflix Prize) Social Networks and Network Graph Models (check out our paper and web page on Proximity Graphs.) Fraud and Anomaly Detection Statistical computation and visualization Bayesian Model Averaging Statistical applications to baseball, sabermetrics I am a member of the BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos team that won the Netflix $1 Million Netflix Prize. Read all about it!!!!