Dr. Ryan Benton
Ph.D. - Computer Science University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2001
Dissertation: Weighted Feature Projection in Instance-based Classifiers
Master of Science: Computer Science, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1997.
Bachelor of Science: Computer Information Systems, Loyola University New Orleans, 1995.
I am involved in a number of research efforts in Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Big Data focused on
- Advanced Descriptive Pattern Mining
- Selective association mining
- Action Rule Mining
- Contrast Mining
- Sequence Mining
- Anomaly Detection
- Local Models
- Data Mining Applied in Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics
- Data Mining Applied in Biomedicine and Health
Associate Professor, School of Computing, University of South Alabama, (August 15, 2021 – present).
Assistant Professor, School of Computing, University of South Alabama, (August 15, 2015 – August 14, 2021).
Research Scientist, Informatics Research Institute, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, (July 2014 – July 2015).
Research Scientist, Center for Visual and Decision Informatics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, (February 2012 – June 2014).
Research Scientist, Center for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, (January 2002 – January 2012).
CSC 331, Software Engineering Principles
CSC 399, Concurrent and Distributed Computing
CSC 426/526, Data Mining
CIS 494, Directed Studies
CIS 594, Directed Studies
CSC 626, Advanced Big Data
CIS 694, Directed Study