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Kenneth Forbus

Kenneth D. Forbus

Professor , Computer Science
Professor , Education

Annenberg Hall
Room 309
2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-0001
Phone: (847) 491-7699
Fax: (847) 491-5259
Websites
Computer Science webpage

Research/Scholarship

Education
Year Degree Institution
1984 PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Projects
Articulate Software for Teaching Science and Engineering
Articulate Virtual Laboratories for Science and Engineering Education
Computer-Supported Visual Representations for Learning Modeling
Virtual Solar System Project


Research Interests
Artificial intelligence, specifically qualitative reasoning, spatial reasoning, analogical reasoning and learning, and inference engine design; in cognitive science, understanding how analogy and similarity work; in education, using AI techniques to create educational software and activities; in human-computer interaction, the use of sketching as an interface modality; the role of AI in computer game design. 




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