IJCAI Award for Research Excellence
The IJCAI Award for Research Excellence is given at the IJCAI
conference to a scientist who has carried out a program of research of
consistently high quality, yielding several substantial results. Past
recipients of this award are John McCarthy (1985), Allen Newell
(1989), Marvin Minsky (1991), Raymond Reiter (1993), Herbert Simon
(1995), and Aravind Joshi (1997).
The winner of the 1999 IJCAI Award for Research Excellence is Judea
Pearl, Professor at the Computer Science Department of the University
of California Los Angeles, USA. Professor Pearl is recognized for his
fundamental work on heuristic search, reasoning under uncertainty, and
causality. He will deliver a lecture entitled "Reasoning with Cause
and Effect" in the evening of August 5, 1999.
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