Hybrid Strategies for Integrating Combinatorial Reasoning and Deep Learning

Bart Selman

  Bart Selman is the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering and Computer Science at Cornell University. Prof. Selman is the President of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), the main international professional society for AI researchers and practitioners. He was also the co-Chair of a national study to determine a Roadmap for AI research guiding US government research investments in AI. Prof. Selman's research interests include artificial intelligence, computational sustainability, efficient reasoning procedures, machine learning, deep learning, deep reinforcement learning, and planning. He has (co-)authored over 150 publications, including six best paper awards and two classic paper awards. His papers have appeared in venues spanning Nature, Science, Proc. Natl. Acad. of Sci., and a variety of conferences and journals in AI and Computer Science. He is a Fellow of AAAI, ACM, and AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science). He is the recipient of the Inaugural IJCAI John McCarthy Research Award.