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Kenneth D. Forbus

Kenneth D. Forbus

  • Professor, Computer Science
  • Professor, Education

Annenberg Hall Room 309 2120 Campus Drive Evanston, IL 60208

Academic Area

Learning Sciences

Research Interests

Artificial intelligence, specifically qualitative reasoning, spatial reasoning, analogical reasoning and learning, and inference engine design; in cognitive science, understanding how analogy and similarity work; in education, using AI techniques to create educational software and activities; in human-computer interaction, the use of sketching as an interface modality; the role of AI in computer game design.



  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984