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Farley Faculty

Chris RiesbeckAssociate Professor


Chris Riesbeck is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Northwestern University. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1974. His dissertation was on natural language understanding. He has done research on case-based reasoning, memory-based language understanding, and authorial intelligent systems for education. He is a co-director of The Center for Computer Science and Learning Sciences, the director of the MS program in Computer Science, and a Fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence.

Professor Riesbeck 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.

Classes Taught

NUvention: Web and Media

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