Christopher K. Riesbeck
Associate Professor, Learning Sciences
, Computer Science
Evanston, IL 60201-3159
Phone: (847) 491-7279
Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center
Sheridan Road, south of Technological Institute
Evanston, IL 60208-0001
Phone: (847) 491-3500
BiographyChris Riesbeck is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University. He received his PhD in computer science from Stanford University in 1974. His dissertation was on natural language understanding. He has been a visiting scholar at the Institute for the Study of Semantics and Cognition in Switzerland and at the Center for Human Information Processing at the University of California in San Diego, and was a research scientist in computer science at Yale University for 15 years.
He does research on case-based reasoning, memory-based language understanding, and intelligent interfaces for knowledge acquisition and teaching.
Research InterestsNatural-language understanding, case-based reasoning, authorable learning-by-doing environments, critiquing tools for education.
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