Date of Award

Fall 1-6-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Computer Science

First Advisor

Professor Anita Raja

Second Advisor

Professor Ioannis Stamos

Third Advisor

Professor Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi

Academic Program Adviser

Professor Subash Shankar


An unsupervised learning pipeline for discrete Bayesian networks is proposed to facilitate prediction, decision making, discovery of patterns, and transparency in challenging real-world AI applications, and contend with data limitations. We explore methods for discretizing data, and notably apply the pipeline to prediction and prevention of preterm birth.



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