For Immediate Release
AAAI Announces 2012 Class of Senior Members
August 1, 2012
8:00 AM Pacific Time
Menlo Park, Calif.
Palo Alto, CA – August 1, 2012. The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) awarded Senior Member status to four distinguished AAAI members at the recent 26th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Toronto, Canada, July 22‐26. Senior Member status was established in 2011 to recognize AAAI members who have achieved significant accomplishments within the field of artificial intelligence. To be eligible for nomination for Senior Member, a candidate must have been active in the professional arena for at least ten years and a consecutive member of AAAI for at least five years.
AAAI congratulates the new Senior Members:
- Adele Howe (Colorado State University, USA)
- Edward P. Katz (Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, USA)
- Kevin C. Knight (USC Information Sciences Institute, USA)
- Barry O'Sullivan (University College Cork, Ireland)
Founded in 1979, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (www.aaai.org) is a nonprofit scientific membership society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of the computational mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines. AAAI aims to foster the science and practice of artificial intelligence (AI), as well as to increase public understanding of artificial intelligence (AI), improve the teaching and training of AI practitioners, and provide guidance for research planners and funders concerning AI developments and directions. Each year, AAAI sponsors numerous programs including scientific conferences, workshops, and symposia.
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