Ayodeji Akinduko

I began studying for my PhD in January 2012 after completing my Master's degree from the University of Leicester. My supervisor is Prof Alexander Gorban.


M.Sc Financial Mathematics

B.Tech Industrial Mathematics

Work experience: Guaranty Trust Bank Plc Nigeria (Banking Operation).

                              Greatsome Innovation Ltd (Database Analysis and Design)


Research Interests

My current research interests are Multi-Dimensional reduction: Self –Organizing Maps, Multiscale linear and non Linear PCA.

 Application of Data mining techniques to financial prediction

Teaching Responsibilities

I am a Graduate Teaching Assistant and have being assisting on the following courses

MA1061 Probability.

MA2021 Differential Equations and Dynamics

SAS 9.2 Instructor

MA4011 Computational Methods for PDEs (computer classes)

Leicester Award for Employability (Associate Tutor)



[1] A.A. Akinduko, E.M Mirkes. Initialization of Self-Organizing Maps: Principal Components Versus Random Initialization. A Case Study . Machine Learning (stat.ML); Learning (cs.LG) arXiv:1210.5873 [pdf]


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Contact details

Department of Mathematics
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH
United Kingdom

Tel.: +44 (0)116 252 3917
Fax: +44 (0)116 252 3915

Campus Based Courses

Undergraduate: mathsug@le.ac.uk
Postgraduate Taught: mathspg@le.ac.uk

Postgraduate Research: pgrmaths@le.ac.uk

Distance Learning Course  

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