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ISP Faculty News and more

Recent news about ISP faculty awards and research.

ISP Graduate Students -- Recent Publications

Recent publications of current ISP Graduate Students.

Where are ISP Graduates today?

The Intelligent Systems Program alumni have secured interesting and exciting positions upon graduation.

ICAIL 2011 Best Student Paper Award to Matthias Grabmair

Matthias Grabmair, ISP Ph.D. student, received the Best Student Paper Award during The Thirteenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL 2011).  The award winning paper "Facilitating Case Comparison Using Value Judgments and Intermediate Legal Concepts" illustrates how legal case-based reasoning can be modeled in a formalism based on arguments about the interaction between fact patterns and underlying legal values. It is co-authored by the ISP faculty member Kevin D. Ashley.

ISP Student and Faculty Paper Accepted to IJCAI 2011 Conference

ISP Grad students Saeed Amizadeh's and Shuguang Wang's paper, "An Efficient Framework for Constructing Generalized Locally-Induced Text Metrics", was accepted to the Twenty-Second International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2011).  The IJCAI is the most prestigious AI conference and will take place in Barcelona, Spain July 16th through July 22nd.  The conference is very selective in accepting papers, in 2009 only 331 were accepted from almost 1300 submitted to the conference.  The paper was also authored by ISP faculty, Milos Hauskrecht.

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