Biography - Pat Langley

Dr. Pat Langley serves as Professor of Computer Science at the University of Auckland and as Distinguished Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley Campus. He has contributed to artificial intelligence and cognitive science for more than 30 years, having published over 200 papers and five books on these topics. Professor Langley developed some of the earliest computational approaches to scientific knowledge discovery, and he was an early champion of both experimental studies of machine learning and its application to real-world problems. Dr. Langley is the founding editor of two journals, Machine Learning in 1986 and Advances in Cognitive Systems in 2012, and he is a Fellow of both AAAI and the Cognitive Science Society. His current research focuses on the construction of explanatory scientific models and architectures for complex social cognition.

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