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Eric Horvitz

Computer Scientist, Microsoft

Eric Horvitz serves as Microsoft’s Chief Scientific Officer. He is known for his contributions to AI theory and practice, with a focus on principles and applications of AI amidst the complexities of the open world. His research endeavors have been direction-setting, including harnessing probability and utility in machine learning and reasoning, developing models of bounded rationality, constructing systems that perceive and act via interpreting multisensory streams of information, and pioneering principles and mechanisms for supporting human-AI collaboration and complementarity. He currently serves on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) and advisory boards of the Allen Institute for AI and Stanford’s Institute for Human-Centered AI (HAI), and has received the Feigenbaum Prize and the Allen Newell Prize for his fundamental contributions to the science and practice of AI.

Past Programs Featuring Eric Horvitz

Sunday, June 2, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sunday, June 5, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, June 4, 2011 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday, June 4, 2010 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm