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David B. Leake

Executive Associate Dean
Professor of Computer Science
School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University
Member of the IU Cognitive Science faculty
Affiliate member of the IU School of Informatics faculty
Ph.D., Yale University, 1990

[AI Magazine cover] Editor in Chief, AI Magazine

Short biographical sketch of David Leake.

Research Interests

Artificial intelligence and cognitive science, including case-based reasoning, intelligent information systems, intelligent user interfaces, knowledge management, knowledge modeling, multimodal reasoning, multistrategy learning, and introspective reasoning.

Publications

Papers

Electronic reprints of selected papers are available on the Web.

Books

[CBR book cover] [GDL book cover] [Evaluating Explanations book cover]

Leake, D. B., editor. (1996) Case-Based Reasoning: Experiences, Lessons, and Future Directions. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press/MIT Press, Menlo Park, CA. The overview chapter is available. This book can be ordered online from the MIT Press.

Ram, A. and Leake, D. B., editors. (1995). Goal-Driven Learning. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press/Bradford Books. A condensation of the introductory chapter is available. This book can be ordered online from the MIT Press.

Leake, D. B. (1992). Evaluating Explanations: A Content Theory. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. A brief description and table of contents are available.


Professional service

Editor of AI Magazine; past member of the editorial board of the The Journal of the Learning Sciences and the International Journal of Expert Systems Research and Applications. Co-editor of special issue Maintaining Case-Based Reasoning Systems of Computational Intelligence. Program co-Chair for the Fifth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT'05), Paris, France; Chair for the 2003 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2003), Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.; Short Paper and Demonstration Chair for the 2002 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2002), San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. Chair of the 1998 and 1999 Workshop Program of the AAAI National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and co-chair of the Second International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ICCBR-97). Program committee member for numerous international and national conferences.

Pages for Sample Past Projects

Pages are available for the SWALE project (creative case-based explanation) and the Stamping Advisor project (integrated intelligent case-based design support and knowledge management).

Additional Resources

Acknowledgments

Support from Indiana University, the Knowledge Models and Cognitive Systems Program of the IRIS division of the National Science Foundation , and the NASA Ames Research Center is gratefully acknowledged.

Contact information

Please note that I am not involved in graduate student admissions, which are handled by a departmental committee. For admissions questions, please first check the extensive on-line admissions information. If your question is not answered there, for fastest response please send e-mail to gradvise at cs.indiana.edu (with the obvious change). I am unable to consider prospective students for research assistantships until they have completed at least a 1-semester independent research course with me.
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Office phone:  +1 812 855-9756
Departmental phone:  +1 812 855-6486
Departmental fax: +1 812 856-1995 (please include cover page addressed
to me and email me that fax has been sent)

Office: Informatics West, Room 203
Home page: http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~leake (this page)
Office hours

Postal and FedEx address:

School of Informatics and Computing - Bloomington
Indiana University
Informatics West, 901 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
U.S.A.

ICCBR 2012, The Twentieth International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning, will be held from Sept 3-6, 2012, in Lyon, France.