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Yoshua Bengio · Daniel Kahneman · Henry Kautz · Luis Lamb · Gary Marcus · Francesca Rossi

Author Information

Yoshua Bengio (Mila / U. Montreal)

Yoshua Bengio is Full Professor in the computer science and operations research department at U. Montreal, scientific director and founder of Mila and of IVADO, Turing Award 2018 recipient, Canada Research Chair in Statistical Learning Algorithms, as well as a Canada AI CIFAR Chair. He pioneered deep learning and has been getting the most citations per day in 2018 among all computer scientists, worldwide. He is an officer of the Order of Canada, member of the Royal Society of Canada, was awarded the Killam Prize, the Marie-Victorin Prize and the Radio-Canada Scientist of the year in 2017, and he is a member of the NeurIPS advisory board and co-founder of the ICLR conference, as well as program director of the CIFAR program on Learning in Machines and Brains. His goal is to contribute to uncover the principles giving rise to intelligence through learning, as well as favour the development of AI for the benefit of all.

Daniel Kahneman (Princeton University)
Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman is Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs Emeritus at the Woodrow Wilson School, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology Emeritus at Princeton University, and a fellow of the Center for Rationality at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Dr. Kahneman has held the position of professor of psychology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (1970-1978), the University of British Columbia (1978-1986), and the University of California, Berkeley (1986-1994). Dr. Kahneman is a member of the National Academy of Science, the Philosophical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, the Society of Experimental Psychologists, and the Econometric Society. He has been the recipient of many awards, among them the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association (1982) and the Grawemeyer Prize (2002), both jointly with Amos Tversky, the Warren Medal of the Society of Experimental Psychologists (1995), the Hilgard Award for Career Contributions to General Psychology (1995), the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (2002), and the Lifetime Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association (2007). Dr. Kahneman holds honorary degrees from numerous Universities.

Henry Kautz (University of Rochester)
Henry Kautz

Henry Kautz is Senior Advisor for the AI for Science project at [Science and Technologies Futures](https://www.scienceandtechnologyfutures.org/) (an arm of [Schmidt Futures](https://www.schmidtfutures.com/)), a member of the advisory board for [AIM Intelligent Machines](https:aim.vision), and Professor Emeritus of the University of Rochester. From 2018 to 2022 he served as Division Director for [Information & Intelligent Systems (IIS)](https://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=IIS) at the National Science Foundation, where he led the [National AI Research Institutes](https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505686) program. He was the founding director of the [Goergen Institute for Data Science](http://www.rochester.edu/rocdata/) at the University of Rochester. From 2010 to 2013, he served as President of the [Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)](http://www.aaai.org/). He received the [2018 ACM-AAAI Allen Newell Award](https://awards.acm.org/newell/award-winners) for career contributions that have breadth within computer science and that bridge computer science and other disciplines, and at the 2020 AAAI Conference received both the [Distinguished Service Award](https://aaai.org/Awards/distinguished.php) and the [Robert S. Engelmore Memorial Lecture Award](https://aaai.org/Awards/engelmore.php). His research includes practical algorithms for solving worst-case intractable problems in logical and probabilistic reasoning; automated planning; models for inferring human behavior from sensor data; pervasive healthcare applications of AI; and social media analytics.

Luis Lamb (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul)
Gary Marcus (Robust AI)

GARY MARCUS is a scientist, best-selling author, and entrepreneur. He is Founder and CEO of Robust.AI, and was Founder and CEO of Geometric Intelligence, a machine learning company acquired by Uber in 2016. He is the author of five books, including Rebooting AI (with Ernest Davis), The Algebraic Mind, Kluge, The Birth of the Mind, and The New York Times best seller Guitar Zero, as well as editor of The Future of the Brain and The Norton Psychology Reader.

Francesca Rossi (IBM)

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