Perlis, Don

Don Perlis
Professor
Department of Computer Science
Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
3253 A. V. Williams Building
Phone: 
301-405-2685
General Research Interests: 
  • Artificial intelligence
    • Commonsense reasoning 
    • Flexible, domain-general, self-adjusting autonomous systems
    • Philosophical issues surrounding language, mind, consciousness

Much of this work is conducted collaboratively with students and colleagues. The primary current thrust aims to test our ambitious "commonsense-core hypothesis" .  This research is currently supported in part by external grants from NSF, ONR, AFOSR.

Background: 

Education

Ph.D. (Math), New York University, 1972
Ph.D. (CS), University of Rochester, 1981