Alan Mackworth is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the
University of British Columbiawhere he holds a Canada Research Chairin Artificial Intelligence and is the founding director of the UBC Laboratory for Computational Intelligence. He is Past President of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence(AAAI).
Mackworth was educated at
University of Toronto(B.A.Sc.), Harvard University(A.M.) and University of Sussex(D.Phil.). He works on constraint-based computational intelligencewith applications in computer vision, roboticsand situated agents. He has worked in the areas of constraint satisfaction, robot soccerand constraint-based agents.Who|date=February 2008 He has published about 100 scientific papers, and co-authored the text .
He was Conference Chair of IJCAI-85 and President and Trustee of
IJCAIInc.; he is on the IJCAI Executive Committee. He is on the editorial boards of Artificial Intelligence, Computational Intelligence and Constraints. He was VP and President of the Canadian Society for Computational Studies of Intelligence(CSCSI). He is Past President of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence(AAAI). He has received the ITAC/ NSERCAward for Academic Excellence, the Killam Research Prize and the CSCSI Distinguished Service Award. He served as the founding Director of the UBC Laboratory for Computational Intelligence. He is a Fellow of AAAI and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.
* [http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~mack/ Alan Mackworth web page]
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