UBC Computer Science Professor Holger Hoos has been elected as a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. The prestigious fellowship recognizes researchers who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of artificial intelligence. Professor Hoos was elected for his significant contributions to the field of automated reasoning and the development of widely used methods for algorithm selection and configuration.
Each year, only 5 to 10 new fellows are elected worldwide. To date, there are a total of 14 AAAI Fellows in Canada, three (Holger Hoos, David Poole, and Alan Mackworth) of whom are from UBC Department of Computer Science.