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Department of Computer Science

Anselm Blumer

Associate Professor Emeritus

Anselm Blumer

Anselm Blumer

Associate Professor Emeritus

Phone 617-627-3651
Halligan Hall, Room 211
161 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
computational biology, artificial intelligence, machine learning
Biography: 

Anselm Blumer is an associate professor emeritus in the Department of Computer Science at Tufts University. His primary research interest is in machine learning, particularly in applications to biology and medicine. He has also done work on data compression and algorithms for indexing and search.

Education: 
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982
M.S., Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981
B.A., Mathematics, Brown University, 1976
Professional Experience: 
1986-present:

Department of Computer Science, Tufts School of Engineering

  • 2018-present: Associate Professor Emeritus
  • 1989-2018: Associate Professor
  • 1986-1989: Assistant Professor
1982-1986:

Assistant Professor, Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Denver

1986:

Visiting Instructor, Computer and Information Sciences, University of California at Santa Cruz

1973-1976:

Computer Operator, Systems Programmer, and Scientific Programmer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution