CS-Can/Info-Can (the new national organization of Canadian Computer Science Departments/Schools/Faculties) will recognize Professors Hector Levesque and John Mylopoulos with a Lifetime Achievement Award for their contributions to the field.
Levesque's research is the area of knowledge representation and reasoning in artificial intelligence. On the representation side, he's worked on the formalization of a number of concepts pertaining to artificial and natural agents including belief, goals, intentions, ability, and the interaction between knowledge, perception and action. On the reasoning side, his research mainly concerns how automated reasoning can be kept computationally tractable, including the use of local search methods.
Mylopoulos' research interests include information modelling techniques, covering notations, implementation techniques and applications, knowledge based systems, semantic data models, information system design and requirements engineering.
This marks the third year members of the department have been recognized with Canadian Lifetime Achievement Awards (formerly Canadian Association of Computer Science / Association d'Informatique Canadienne).
– 2016 Awards
– Inaugural 2015 Awards
The awards will be presented during the banquet at the annual Computer Science Chairs meeting to be held this spring.