Dan Ventura


Dan Ventura is an Assossiate Professor in the Computer Science Department at Brigham Young University. Prior to joining the faculty at BYU, he was a member of the Information Sciences and Technology division of the Applied Research Laboratory and a member of the Graduate Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering at Penn State University. Dan has also spent time in industry as a Research Scientist with fonix corporation, working on the development of state-of-the-art technology for large vocabulary continuous speech recognition.

His research focuses on creating artificial intelligent systems that incorporate robustness, adaptation and creativity in their approaches to problem solving and incorporates neural models, machine learning techniques, and evolutionary computation. Dan also dabbles in quantum computation and quantum computational learning.

Check out the symposium on Creative Intelligent Systems that is happening next spring as part of the AAAI Spring Symposium Series (http://axon.cs.byu.edu/CreativeAI).

Homepage: http://axon.cs.byu.edu/Dan