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PORTUGUESE WOMEN IN THE US

Manuela M. Veloso

"Portuguese Women in the United States" 
 Field: Researchers and Scientists
 
Arte Institute is pleased to present a lecture with Professor Manuela M. Veloso: "Symbiotic Autonomy: Robots, Humans, and the Web" and Professor Irene Fonseca: "The Portugal-USA Math Connection" at NYU (12 Waverly Place Auditorium), on October 19 at 4 pm.  
Hosts: Scientist Dr. Sílvia Curado and Dr. Inês Pires Silva 
 
Manuela M. Veloso (Herbert A. Simon Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University)

Manuela M. Veloso is Herbert A. Simon Professor in the Computer Science
Department at Carnegie Mellon University. She researches in Artificial
Intelligence and Robotics. She founded and directs the CORAL research
laboratory, for the study of multiagent systems where agents Collaborate,
Observe, Reason, Act, and Learn, www.cs.cmu.edu/~coral. Professor Veloso
is IEEE Fellow,  AAAS Fellow, and AAAI Fellow. She is the current
President of AAAI, and the past President of RoboCup. She received the
2009 ACM/SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award for her contributions to
agents in uncertain and dynamic environments, including distributed robot
localization and world modeling, strategy selection in multiagent systems
in the presence of adversaries, and robot learning from demonstration.
Professor Veloso and her students have worked with a variety of autonomous
robots, for robot soccer, education, and service robots. See
www.cs.cmu.edu/~mmv for further information, including publications.

The event will be followed by wine and cheese.