Welcome to the University of Kentucky AI-Lab!
Seminar this spring will be at 2 PM on Wednesdays in the first floor seminar room at the Davis Marksbury Building.
6/2012 Nicholas Mattei, Judy Goldsmith, and Andrew Klapper win the Best Student Paper award at FLAIRS-25 for their paper "On the Complexity of Bribery and Manipulation in Tournaments with Uncertain Information." Link
6/18/2012 Elizabeth (Libby) Knouse is awarded a CRA-W Collaborative Research Experience for Undergraduates (CREU) program award for 2012--2013.
04/2012 Josiah Hanna received an honorable mention from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Link
04/2012 Tom Allen is awarded the Thaddeus B Curtz Memorial Scholarship Award, Dr. Miroslaw Truszczynski receives an award as this year's departmental ACM Outstanding Teacher, and Shaden Smith receives an award as the department's ACM Outstanding Graduating Senior. Link
03/2012 Nicholas Mattei is a recipient of The Graduate School's Myrle E. and Verle D. Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Award, honoring outstanding dissertations. Dr. Francesca Rossi of the University of Padova, Italy, is the Visiting Distinguished Faculty and will serve as the Graduate School's outside examiner during the dissertation defense. Link
02/2012 Joshua T. Guerin wins Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching. Link 1 2 3
02/2012 Thomas Dodson wins Honorable Mention in Computing Research Association's (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award. Link 1 2
02/2012 Joshua T. Guerin, Nicholas Mattei and Thomas Dodson win second place for poster in STEM Symposium. Link
09/2011 Judy Goldsmith gives TEDxHunterCCS
talk on The Role of AI in our Future. Link
04/2011 Nicholas Mattei earns NSF funding to study at the University of Padova, Italy. Link
04/2011 Paul Mihail featured on uknow.uky.edu for multidisciplinary research. Link
03/2011 Nicholas Mattei finalist for the Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching. Link
UK AI LabNews
Selected Research Summary
IRB Protocol number: 09-0751X4B: "Creation of a College Student Advising Disposition and Needs Survey Database for Future Research Purposes"
IRB Protocol number: 10-0544-X4B: "Decision-Theoretic Academic Advisor"
IRB Protocol number: 11-0243-X4B: "User validation of automated explanation system"
University of Kentucky IRB protocol no. 07-2381 response – Non-human subject classification
On the Complexity of Bribery and Manipulation in Tournaments with Uncertain Information. Nicholas Mattei, Judy Goldsmith, and Andrew Klapper, Proc. FLAIRS 2012.
Bribery in voting over combinatorial domains is easy. N. Mattei, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable.
- In 12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence a Mathematics (ISAIM-12) Special Session on Computational Social Choice.
- In Proc. of the 11th Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents a Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2012), 2012. Extended Abstract.
Topological Value Iteration Algorithms. Peng Dai and Mausam and Dan Weld and Judy Goldsmith,
Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Volume 42, pages 181--209, 2011
Science Fiction as an Introduction to AI Research. Judy Goldsmith and Nicholas Mattei, Proc. AAAI 2011, Educational Advances in AI Track, 2011.
A Natural Language Argumentation Interface for Explanation Generation in Markov Decision Processes. Thomas Dodson, Nicholas Mattei, and Judy Goldsmith
- Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Algorithmic Decision Theory (ADT 2011)
- Proceedgins of the 6th Workshop on Explanation Aware Computing (EXACT 2011)
Constructing a Dynamic Bayes Net Model of Academic Advising. Joshua T. Guerin and Judy Goldsmith. Proceedings of the Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2011) Workshop on Bayesian Modeling Applications (BMAW 2011)
A Decision-Theoretic Academic Advisor: Extended Abstract. Joshua T. Guerin. In The Proceedings of the International Joint Converences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2011)
Analysis of Undergraduate Teaching Evaluations in Computer Science. Joshua T. Guerin and Daniel Michler. In The Proceeding of The 42nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2011)
Tech Report: Constructing Dynamic Bayes Nets Using Recommendation Techniques from Collaborative Filtering. Joshua T. Guerin, Robert Crawford, and Judy Goldsmith. TR 515-10.
The Complexity of Probabilistic Lobbying. G. Erdélyi, H. Fernau, J. Goldsmith, N. Mattei, D. Raible, and J. Rothe. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Algorithmic Decision Theory (ADT 2009)
The Complexity of Probabilistic Lobbying. G. Erdélyi, H. Fernau, J. Goldsmith, N. Mattei, D. Raible, and J. Rothe. Technical Report arXiv:0906.4431v3 [cs.CC], ACM Computing Research Repository (CoRR
Academic Advising: Automatically Generating Convincing Explanations of Recommendations from Complex Models. Nicholas Mattei.
- Eastern Kentucky University 25th Annual Symposium in the Mathematics, Statistical, and Computer Sciences (2011).
- University of Texas at Austin (2011).
Rethinking the Academic E-Advisor. Joshua T. Guerin. Second Annual Symposium on Cognitive Science, University of Kentucky (2009).
Attitudes and Expectations of Undergraduate Students in STEM and non-STEM Disciplines.
Joshua T. Guerin, Nicholas Mattei, and Thomas Dodson. Third Annual University of Kentucky STEM Education Symposium (2012).
Decision-making in Academic Advising. Joshua T. Guerin. First Annual International Conference on Comparative Decision Making Studies, Spring 2011.
Computing Research Association's (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honorable Mention. Thomas Dodson. (2012)
Second Place Graduate Student Poster Presentation. Joshua T. Guerin, Nicholas Mattei, and Thomas Dodson. For Attitudes and Expectations of Undergraduate Students in STEM and non-STEM Disciplines.
Third Annual University of Kentucky STEM Education Symposium (2012).
Second Place Graduate Student Presentation. Nicholas Mattei. For "Academic Advising: Automatically Generating Convincing Explanations of Recommendations from Complex Models." EKU 25th Annual Symposium in the Mathematics, Statistical, and Computer Sciences (2011)
- NSF-EAGER CCF-1049360: Changing Minds, Changing Probabilities
- Ammount: $144,467
- Duration: August 2010 - August 2012
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