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David B. Leake
Executive Associate Dean
Professor of Computer Science
School of Informatics
Member of the IU
Affiliate member of the IU School of Informatics faculty
Ph.D., Yale University, 1990
Editor Emeritus, AI Magazine. Editor in Chief, 1999-2016.
sketch of David Leake.
Leake's Google Scholar profile
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.
reprints of selected papers are available on the Web.
Leake, D. B., editor. (1996)
Case-Based Reasoning: Experiences, Lessons, and Future
Directions. Menlo Park, CA:
AAAI Press/MIT Press,
Menlo Park, CA.
overview chapter is available. This book can be ordered online from the
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
Leake, D. B. (1992). Evaluating Explanations: A Content
Theory. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. A
and table of contents are available.
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
Maintaining Case-Based Reasoning Systems of Computational
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
project (creative case-based explanation)
Advisor project (integrated intelligent case-based design support
and knowledge management).
Models and Cognitive Systems Program of the
National Science Foundation , and
NASA Ames Research Center is gratefully acknowledged.
Please note that I am not involved in graduate student admissions,
which are handled by a departmental committee. For admissions
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Office phone: +1 812 855-9756
Departmental phone: +1 812 855-6486
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Office: Informatics West, Room 203
Home page: http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~leake (this page)
Postal and FedEx address:
School of Informatics and Computing - Bloomington
Informatics West, 901 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
ICCBR 2017, The
Twenty-Fifth International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning,
will be held from June 26-28 in Trondheim, Norway. Links to past ICCBR
conferences are available
from www.iccbr.org. General CBR
information is available from