Tucker Balch is an associate professor in the
<a href="http://www.ic.gatech.edu/">School of Interactive Computing</a>. He is also a co-founder of Lucena Research, LLC, a startup that delivers hedge fund software technologies to professional investors. His research at Georgia Tech focuses on machine learning for automated perception, and for understanding the behavior of social animals. Balch has published two books and over 150 technical articles in journals and conferences.