Principal Research Statistician Developer, SAS
Padraic Neville is a Principal Research Statistician Developer at SAS. He developed the decision tree and boosting procedures in SAS Enterprise Miner and the high-performance procedure HPFOREST. In 1984, Padraic produced the first commercial release of the Classification and Regression Trees software by Breiman, Friedman, Olshen, and Stone. He since has taught decision trees at the Joint Statistical Meetings. Neville's current research pursues better insight and prediction with multiple trees.