Jesse Hoey
I am a Professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo
and leader of the Computational Health Informatics Lab (CHIL). I am also the Associate Dean, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Faculty of Mathematics. I am a Faculty Affiliate at the Vector Institute.
See my Google Scholar profile, my ACM Digital Library Profile Page or my ResearchGate Profile.
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  • Phone: +1.519.888.4567x37744
  • Fax: +1.519.885.1208
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  • Office: DC3613
  • Lab (CHIL): DC2584
  • Twitter: @drjessehoey
  • Address:
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
    University of Waterloo
    200 University Avenue West
    Waterloo, Ontario
    N2L 3G1 CANADA
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People (students and postdocs)
  • Joshua Jung (PhD, 2016- )
  • Moojan Ghafurian (Postdoc, 2018- )
  • Aarti Malhotra (PhD, 2018- )
  • Zahra Sheikhbahaee (Postdoc, 2018- )
  • Kyle Tilbury (PhD, 2019- )
  • Ethan Ward (MMath, 2019- )
  • Blake Vanberlo (MMath, 2020- )
  • "In this [the Platonic] view, '2+2=4' is genuine knowledge, but such a statement as 'snow is white' is so full of ambiguity and uncertainty that it cannot find a place in the philosopher's corpus of truths" -- Bertrand Russell, A History of Western Philosophy, 1945, p.149.
  • "You cannot tickle yourself even if you have swapped bodies with someone else" -- Jakob Hohwy, The Predictive Mind, OUP, 2013, p.84.
  • "It's the human element and long may it live." -- Doc Emrick, May 13 2018 commentating a bad high sticking call on Oshie vs. Hedman.
  • "C'est parce que les agents ne savent jamais complètement ce qu'ils font que ce qu'ils font a plus de sens qu'ils ne le savent" -- Pierre Bourdieu, Le Sens Pratique, Les Editions de Minuit, p116, 1980. ("It is because agents never know completely what they are doing that what they do has more sense than they know" The Logic of Practice, Polity Press, p69, 1990).
  • "Nay, it is chiefly from this regard to the sentiments of mankind, that we pursue riches and avoid poverty." -- Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, 1759.
  • "Let's get this Boeing going!" -- Stewardess on Westjet flight 556 from Calgary, Oct 24, 2015
  • "You must sleep some time between lunch and dinner, and no half-way measures. Take off your clothes and get into bed. That's what I always do. " -- Winston Churchill, 1946.