Distinguished Senior Lecturer
Email:ear [at] cs [dot] utexas [dot] edu
Teaching CS theory to programmers who are reluctant theoreticians. Rich's recently published textbook highlights real world applications of the theory of automata and complexity.
Selected Awards & Honors:
- Fellow, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
- College of Natural Sciences Faculty Service Award (shared) for First Bytes summer camp for high school girls, 2007
- "Knowledge and Natural Language Processing", with J. Barnett, K. Knight, I. Mani, Communications of the ACM, August, 1990.
- "Natural Language Interfaces", in Readings in Human-Computer Interaction: A Multidisciplinary Approach, R. Baeker & W. Buxton (eds.). Los Altos, Ca.: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1987.
- "Users are Individuals: Individualizing User Models", International Journal of Man Machine Studies, 18, 1983, pp. 199-214.
- "User Modeling via Stereotypes", Cognitive Science, 3, 1979, pp. 329-354.
- Automata, Computability and Complexity: Theory and Applications, Prentice-Hall, 2008.
- Artificial Intelligence, 2nd Edition, Prentice-Hall, 1991 (with Kevin Knight). Appeared on ACM list of top 25 classic books in CS. Appeared on 2008 list on techoozie.com of 10 books that substitute for a CS degree.
- Artificial Intelligence, Prentice-Hall, 1983.
- Faculty sponsor for Austin’s Expanding Your Horizons program (to encourage middle school girls in math and science)
- AAAI AI Nectar Track Program Co-chair 2006, 2007
- IAAI Program Committee 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
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