I am Nicolás Della Penna, and go by Nikete to my friends. Im currently doing a PhD in the Statistical Machine Learning group at ANU/NICTA under the supervision of Mark D. Reid. I am focused on the relationship between statistical learning and collective cognition: how social institutions can embody learning algorithms, and what new institutions could have better properties.

You can find a brief CV here, there is also my accounts on, and

Some academic papers I have worked on are: