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Christopher K. RiesbeckAdjunct Lecturer


Dr. Christopher (Chris) Riesbeck is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University. His Ph.D. dissertation at Stanford University was on natural language understanding. He has done research on case-based reasoning, memory-based language understanding, and intelligent interfaces for knowledge acquisition and teaching. His current research is concerned with user-extensible interactive learning environments. Professor Riesbeck has been a visiting scholar at the Institute for the Study of Semantics and Cognition in Switzerland and at the Center for Human Information Processing at the University of California in San Diego, and was a research scientist in computer science at Yale University for 15 years. His publications include Artificial Intelligence Programming, Inside Case-Based Reasoning, Inside Computer Understanding and Inside Case-Based Explanation.


Ph.D., Computer Science, Stanford University, Stanford, CA


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