SCS Faculty Awards
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Computers and Thought Award: International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI)
The Computers and Thought Award is awarded bi-annually to an outstanding young scientist working in the field of artificial intelligence.

  • Carlos Guestrin, 2009
    For significant contributions to machine learning, probabilistic reasoning, and intelligent distributed sensor networks. Computers and Thought Lecture: "How Optimzed Environmental Sensing Helps Address Information Overload on the Web"

  • Tuomas Sandholm, 2003
    For his contributions to computational economics and the theory and practice of negotiation and coalition formation techniques used in electronic commerce.
    Computers and Thought Lecture: "Making Markets and Democracy Work: A Story of Incentives and Computing"

  • Tom Mitchell, 1983
    Computers and Thought Lecture: "Learning and Problem-Solving





  • ALUMNI RECIPIENTS

  • Vincent Conitzer, 2011
    For his seminal work at the boundary of microeconomic theory and artificial intelligence, in particular for groundbreaking work on computational aspects of game theory, social choice, and mechanism design
    Computers and Thought Lecture: "One Equilibriam Is Not Enough: Computing Game-Theoretic Solutions to Act Strategically"

  • Andrew Ng, 2009
    For fundamental contributions to the application of machine learning to robot perception and control, for leadership in constructing robots that perform unscripted tasks in real environments, and for major contributions to machine learning.
    Computers and Thought Lecture: "STAIR" The STanford Artificial Intelligence Robot Project"

  • Peter Stone, 2007
    For his contributions to machine learning in multi-agent systems, particularly in collaborative and adversarial dynamic environments.
    Computers and Thought Lecture: "Learning and Multiagent Reasoning for Autonomous Agents"


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