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University Professor of Computer Science Emeritus, University of Pittsburgh, he received a B.A. degree in Mathematics from Ohio Wesleyan University (1961), and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Philosophy from Michigan State University (1966). He was on the faculty at Stanford University and the University of Pittsburgh, with appointments in computer science, philosophy, medicine, and intelligent systems. He is known for his work in artificial intelligence, the development of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the artificial intelligence (AI) community. He is a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine. He has served on the editorial boards of several journals and has served as Secretary-Treasurer and President of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence. He is the author of, “Rule Based Expert Systems: The Mycin Experiments of the Stanford Heuristic Programming Project”, (The Addison-Wesley series in artificial intelligence)