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AI Magazine – Winter 2022

AI Magazine – Winter 2022

Highlights from the current issue:

New Faculty Highlights
Showcasing top young researchers; benefits to the AAAI community

In Memoriam: Drew V. McDermott
Honoring a brilliant scientist, gifted writer, inspiring teacher, beloved colleague & friend

Is AI at Human Parity Yet?
Approaching true human parity in commercial speech processing

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AI experts answer your questions! See all of our AMAs. Your questions will be submitted to these guests and a video will be recorded with their answers and posted on the Interactive AI Magazine and in the weekly AI Alert.

Ask your questions to Dr. Myers here!

For our fifth AMA, we have Karen Myers, Ph.D. Dr. Myers is the Lab Director for SRI International’s Artificial Intelligence Center.

Dr. Myers’ research focuses on intelligent systems that facilitate man-machine collaboration. Her expertise includes autonomy, multi-agent systems, automated planning and scheduling, and intelligent assistants. She has led the development of several AI technologies that have been successfully transitioned into operational use in areas that span collaboration tools, task management, and end-user automation.

Dr. Myers has served on the Executive Council for the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) and the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS). She was on the editorial boards for Artificial Intelligence and the Journal for AI Research and the advisory board for ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology. She is the conference chair for the Innovative Applications of AI conference for 2019. She was elected SRI Fellow in 2016.

Myers has a Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University, a B.Sc. in mathematics and computer science from the University of Toronto, and a degree in piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Ask your questions to Dr. Myers here!

We'd like to recognize all our 2023 AAAI Senior Members who have all achieved significant accomplishments within the field of artificial intelligence. #AAAI23 #AAAI2023SeniorMembers

Congratulations to Ramasamy Uthurusamy for winning the 2023 AAAI Distinguished Service Award for significant contributions to the field of AI through sustained service as a conference founder and organizer, as an industrial leader, and as a scientific society leader.

Congratulations to Ayanna Howard for winning the 2023 AAAI/EAAI Patrick Henry Winston Outstanding Educator Award at this year's #AAAI23 conference. Thank you for your contributions to the field of #AI.
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