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Allen, James F.

  • John H. Dessauer Professor of Computer Science
    Professor of Linguistics
    Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Interests: Natural language understanding; Discourse; Knowledge representation; Common-sense reasoning; Planning

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Bai, Zhen

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Human-Computer Interaction; Augmented Reality; Tangible User Interfaces; Embodied Conversational Agent; Technology-Enhanced Learning; Computer-Supported Collaborative Work; Assistive Technology

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John Criswell

Criswell, John

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Chen Ding

Ding, Chen

  • Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Locality theory and optimization; Compilers and run-time systems to improve locality and parallelism; Memory management; Parallel programming; High-performance computing

Sandhya Dwarkadas

Dwarkadas, Sandhya

  • Albert Arendt Hopeman Professor of Computer Science
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Parallel and distributed computing; Computer architecture and networks; Interaction and interface between the compiler, runtime system, and underlying architecture; Software distributed shared memory; Integrated compiler and runtime support for parallelism; Simulation methodology; Uniprocessor and multiprocessor architectures; Parallel applications development; Performance evaluation

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George Ferguson

Ferguson, George

  • Associate Professor (Instruction) Co-Director Computer Science Undergraduate Program

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Interests: Artificial intelligence; Intelligent agents; Agent communication languages; Agent architectures; User interfaces: speech recognition, natural language understanding, dialogue, conversational agents; Temporal reasoning: representation, planning, scheduling; Semantic web: ontologies, knowledge-based systems

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Daniel Gildea

Gildea, Daniel

  • Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Machine translation; Semantic parsing; Algorithms for natural language processing

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Lane A. Hemaspaandra

Hemaspaandra, Lane A.

  • Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Computational social choice (elections, preference aggregation, power indices, etc.); Computational complexity theory (counting-based computation, probabilistic computation, unambiguous computation, the importance of query order when accessing databases, the study of efficient algorithms for complex sets, complexity-theoretic aspects of security, fault-tolerance, and data compression, etc.)

Ehsan Hoque

Hoque, Ehsan

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Human Computer Interaction; Artificial Intelligence ; Interactive machine learning; Health and wellbeing; Future of skills

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Robert Jacobs

Jacobs, Robert A.

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, and the Center for Visual Science

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Interests: cognitive and perceptual learning; neural computation

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Henry Kautz

Kautz, Henry

  • Professor of Computer Science
  • Founding director of the Goergen Institute for Data Science

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Interests: Artificial intelligence; Pervasive computing; Data science

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Jiebo Luo

Luo, Jiebo

  • Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Computer Vision; Machine learning; Data Mining; Social Media; Biomedical Informatics; Human Computer Interaction; Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing

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Fatemeh Nargesian

Nargesian, Fatemeh

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Data management ; Data science ; Data discovery and integration

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Sreepathi Pai

Pai, Sreepathi

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Compilers; Heterogeneous Architectures; GPU algorithms; Performance Modeling

Thaddeus E. Pawlicki

Pawlicki, Thaddeus E.

  • Associate Professor (Instruction)

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Interests: Undergraduate eduction; Robotics; Computer vision; Artificial intelligence

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Purtee, Adam

  • Instructor

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Interests: Natural language understanding ; Knowledge representation ; Commonsense reasoning ; Machine Learning ; Numerical programming

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Lenhart K. Schubert

Schubert, Lenhart K.

  • Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Language and dialogue ; Knowledge representation and inference; Schema learning and schema-based behavior ; Self-motivated agents

Michael L. Scott

Scott, Michael L.

  • Arthur Gould Yates Professor and Chair of Computer Science

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Interests: Systems software for parallel and distributed computing; Programming languages; Operating systems; Synchronization; Transactional memory; Persistent memory

Daniel Stefankovic

Stefankovic, Daniel

  • Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Theoretical computer science: graph theory, combinatorics, Fourier transform, Markov chains/counting, learning theory, phylogeny, game theory, graph equations, routing

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Muthuramakrishnan Venkitasubramaniam

Venkitasubramaniam, Muthuramakrishnan

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Cryptography; Complexity Theory

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Chenliang Xu

Xu, Chenliang

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Computer Vision; Video Analysis; Machine Learning; Deep Learning; Multimodal Modeling

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Zhu, Yuhao

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Computer architecture; Mobile visual computing; Web technologies; Cognitive edge computing