Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Judea Pearl Wins Carnegie Mellon’s Dickson Prize in Science

Will Accept Award, Present Public Lecture Feb. 29 UCLA computer scientist Judea Pearl will accept CMU’s 2015 Dickson Prize in Science on Monday, Feb. 29, in McConomy Auditorium in CMU’s Cohon University Center. BY Byron Spice – Thu, 2016-02-11 13:51   Carnegie Mellon University has awarded its 2015 Dickson Prize in Science to Judea Pearl, a computer scientist at UCLA who is internationally known for his contributions to artificial intelligence, human reasoning, causality and the philosophy of science. Pearl will accept the award, which includes a medal and cash prize, and present the Dickson Prize Lecture, “Science, Counterfactuals and Free Will,” at noon on Monday, Feb. 29, in McConomy Auditorium in CMU’s Cohon University Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. CMU’s Dickson Prize in Science was established in…


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