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Pooja Viswanathan, Ph.D (Joint with James Little).
Bruno da Silva, Ph.D
Hai-Feng (James) Kao, M.Sc


Jen Fernquist, "A Collaborative Planning Support System for a Multi-Touch Tabletop: the Effect of Number of Touch Inputs on Collaboration and Output Quality", M.Sc, 2010 (Joint with Kellogg Booth).
Bruno da Silva, "Combining Spatial Hints with Policy reuse In a Reinforcement Learning Agent", M.Sc, 2010
Matteo Santoro, (Visiting Student from Naples) Ph.D. (Joint with Ezio Catanzariti and James Little).
Sanja Rogic, Postdoctoral Fellow, October 2006 - May 2007 (Joint with H. Hoos and F. Ouellette).
Robert Sim, Postdoctoral Fellow, September 2004 - July 2006 (Joint with J. J. Little, D. G. Lowe).

Sanja Rogic, “The Role of premRNA Structure in Gene Splicing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, Ph.D., 2006, (Co-supervised with H. Hoos and F. Ouellette).

Suling Yang, “The Design and Implementation of a Scheduler and Route Planner for Wheelchair Users”, M.Sc., 2006
Le (Leif) Chang, “Generalized Constraint-Based Inference”, M.Sc., 2005.
Robert Jr. St-Aubin, “Probabilistic Constraint Nets: A Formal Framework for the Modeling and Verification of Probabilistic Hybrid Systems”, Ph.D., 2005. Currently: Financial Analyst, Vancouver, BC.
Pinar Muyan-Ozcelik, “Prioritized Constraints in the Design of a Situated Robot”, M.Sc., 2004. Currently: Ph.D. Candidate, Computer Science, University of California, Davis.
Jefferson Montgomery, “Situated Observation and Participation in Multiple-Agent Systems”, M.Sc., 2003 (Co-supervised with J. Little). Current position: Researcher and Game Developer, Electronic Arts, Vancouver, BC.
Fengguang Song, “CNJ: A Visual Programming Environment”, M.Sc., 2002. Currently: Ph.D. Candidate, Innovative Computer Laboratory, Computer Science Department, University of Tennessee.
Sanja Rogic, “Evaluating and improving the accuracy of computational genefinding on Mamallian DNA Sequences”, M.Sc., 2000. Currently: Ph.D. Candidate, Computer Science Department, UBC.
Yu Zhang, “A Constraint-based Approach to Real-Time Cooperative Multiagent Systems: A Soccer-playing Robot Team”, M.Sc., 1998. Current position: IBM Software Developer, Burnaby, BC.
Vladimir Tucakov, “Interpreting Severe Occlusions in Region-based Stero Vision”, M.Sc., 1997. Current position: Director, Point Grey Research, Vancouver, BC.
Jane I. Mulligan, Postdoctoral Fellow, September 1996 - March 1997.
Jane I. Mulligan, “Empirical evaluation of information for robotic manipulations tasks”, Ph.D, 1996 (co-supervised with P. Lawrence). Current position: Assistant Professor, Research, Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado, Boulder. Jane Mulligan’s doctoral thesis was awarded the Jean Elder Award for the best dissertation in the Sciences by a woman at UBC in 1996, evaluated on the basis of originality, clarity of presentation and impact on the field.
Ying Zhang, Postdoctoral Fellow, October 1994 - March 1995.
Ying Zhang, “A Foundation for the Design and Analysis of Robotic Systems and Behaviours”, Ph.D., October 1994. Current position: Computer Science Lab, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Palo Alto, California.
Keiji Kanazawa, Postdoctoral Fellow, September 1991 - September 1993. (Joint with D. L. Poole.)
Michael Sahota, “Real-time Intelligent Behaviour in Dynamic Environments: Soccer-playing Robots”, M.Sc., August 1993. Current Position: Senior Principal Consultant, BEA Systems, Toronto, ON.
Alex Kean, “A Formal Characterization of A Domain Independent Abductive Reasoning System”, Ph.D., December 1992. Current Position: President, Strategus Partners, Hong Kong.
Farzin Mokhtarian, Postdoctoral Fellow, September 1990 - September 1991; September 1993 - October 1994
Farzin Mokhtarian, “A Theory of Multi-Scale, Curvature and Torsion Based Shape Representation for Planar and Space Curves”, Ph.D., October 1990. Current Position: Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering at The University of Surrey, UK.
Gregory M. Provan, Postdoctoral Fellow, January 1988 - August 1990.
Liao Xinhua, Postdoctoral Fellow, June 1989 - October 1989.
Ying Zhang, “A Behavioral Approach to Open Robot System: Design and Programming”, M.Sc., October 1989. Current position: Computer Science Lab, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), California.
Jane I. Mulligan, “A Computational Vision System for Joint Angle Sensing”, M.Sc., (Joint with P.D. Lawrence, EE), October, 1988. Current position: Assistant Professor, Research, Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado, Boulder.
Earl Fogel, “Teaching Prolog Using Intelligent Computer-Assisted Instruction and a Graphical Trace”, M.Sc., April, 1988. Current position: Information Technology Services, University of Saskatchewan.
Marc Romanycia, “The Design and Control of Visual Routines for the Computation of Simple Geometric Properties and Relations”, M.Sc., October, 1987. Current position: Romanycia Software Ltd.
Gladys Wong, “Depiction and Domains in Visual Knowledge Representation”, M.Sc., October, 1986.
Jan Mulder, “Using Discrimination Graphs to Represent Visual Knowledge”, Ph.D., September, 1985. Last position: Principal Researcher, Alberta Research Council, Calgary, AB.

Itzhak Katz, “Coaxial Stereo and Scale-Based Matching”, M.Sc., September, 1985.

Farzin Mokhtarian, “Scale-based Description and Recognition of Planar Curves”, M.Sc., August 1984. Current position: Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, University of Surrey, UK.
Colin Archibald, “Using Range Data for Object Recognition in a Robotics Environment”, M.Sc., February 1984. Ph.D., University of Ottawa, Current Position: Program Director, Information Technology, Valencia Community College, Florida.
Jay Glicksman, “A Cooperative Scheme for Image Understanding Using Multiple Sources of Information”, Ph.D., December 1982. Retired Consultant, California.
Roger Browse, “Knowledge-based Visual Interpretation Using Declarative Schemata”, Ph.D., December 1982. Associate Professor, Department of Computing and Information Science, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.
Johannes A.G.M. Koomen, “The Interlisp Virtual Machine: A study of its design and implementation as Multilisp”, M.Sc., July 1980. Current Position: Professor, SUNY Geneseo.
Heinz Breu, “Slant from Texture: Computational Methods for Recovering Surface Slant from Images of Textured Scenes”, M.Sc., 1980. Current Position: Perkin-Elmer Biosystems Group.
Gary Fine, “Design of an intelligent LISP CAI tutor”, M.Sc., 1979.
Kimberly A. Pollack, “LOGO: An Approach to Computer-based Learning”, M.Sc., 1979. Current Position: Instructor, Science and Technology Department, Sierra Nevada College.  
Jerry Barenholtz, “Towards a New Animation Technology”, M.Sc. 1978 (Joint with Dr. B.W. Pollack).
William S. Havens, “A Procedural Model of Recognition for Machine Perception”, Ph.D., 1978. Current Position: Associate Professor and Director of Intelligent Systems Lab, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. Chief Technical Officer, Actenum Inc., Vancouver, BC.
Ezio Catanzariti, “Using image hierarchies to interpret Landsat data”, M.Sc., 1977. Current Position: Associate Professor, Universit´a degli Studi di Napoli, Federico II, Naples, Italy.
Dale W. Starr, “Automatic Interpretation of Landsat Images Using Contextsensitive Region Merging”, M.Sc., 1976.
Mark S. Dionne, “ANTICS - A System for Animating LISP Programs”, M.Sc., 1975.


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