Wilka Carvalho
Kempner research fellow
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E-mail: wcarvalho92@gmail.com

I am interested in algorthmic theories for human learning and generalization. In particular, I’m interested in how we discover and exploit richly structured representations to enable sophisticated behavior and rapid adaptation. I hope to advance our understanding of how humans plan, compose behaviors, and coordinate with other social agents in complex environments like the real world. Originally from NYC, I earned a BS in physics from Stony Brook and a PhD in machine learning from the University of Michigan where I was forunate to spend time in industry labs including DeepMind and Microsoft Research.