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John Laird

University of Michigan

John E. Laird is the John L. Tishman Professor of Engineering at the University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University working with Allen Newell. He is one of the original developers of the Soar cognitive architecture and leads its continued evolution. He was a founder of Soar Technology, Inc. and he is a Fellow of AAAI, AAAS, ACM, and the Cognitive Science Society. With Paul Rosenbloom, he is the winner of the 2018 Herbert A. Simon Prize for Advances in Cognitive Systems.

“Introduction to Cognitive Architecture”

Here is a link to the survey of cognitive architectures mentioned in my talk: http://jtl.lassonde.yorku.ca/project/cognitive_architectures_survey/