George Ferguson @ URCS
Assoc. Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dept. of Computer Science
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY USA 14627-0226
- CSC173: Computation and Formal Systems
- CSC171: Intro to Computer Science
- Office hours for Fall 2016: Mon 1300-1400, Wed 1100-1200
For technical questions, go to lab/workshop BEFORE coming to office hours.
From 1989 to 2013, I was part of a fantastic inter-disciplinary team working at the intersection of Cognitive Science and Computer Science. We developed Intelligent Conversational Assistants based on deep, formal models of natural language understanding and collaboration. We applied these to problems ranging from logistics to health care to command and control.
Expertise: Artificial intelligence; Intelligent agents: agent communication languages, agent architectures; User interfaces: speech recognition, natural language understanding, dialogue, conversational agents; User-centered design; Temporal reasoning: representation, planning, scheduling; Semantic web: ontologies, knowledge-based systems; Medical informatics: electronic medical records, personal health records, self-care technologies.
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