Dr. Robert Lynch is currently a signal & information processing systems consultant. He was formerly a senior research scientist with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI. He holds BS and MS degrees, both in Electrical Engineering, from Union College, Schenectady, NY, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. He has presented more than fifty papers related to his research interests of pattern recognition and classification, detection, data fusion, tracking, and signal processing. Dr. Lynch is Vice President Communications of the International Society of Information Fusion, and is Managing Editor of the Journal of Advances in Information Fusion. Dr. Lynch is a Senior Member of the IEEE, and is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part B, Cybernetics. He is a former recipient of the NAVSEA Excellence in Science Award, and the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s Excellence in Technology Transfer Award. Dr. Lynch is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut.
Estimating the threshold for maximizing expected gain in supervised discrete Bayesian classification