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Charles Raymond Perrault is an artificial intelligence researcher and a senior technical advisor at SRI International.[1] He was a co-principal investigator of the CALO project, which is the predecessor for several AI technologies including Siri.[2]

Raymond Perrault
CitizenshipAmerican and Canadian
Alma materMcGill University
University of Michigan
Scientific career
FieldsArtificial intelligence
InstitutionsUniversity of Toronto
SRI International
Doctoral advisorJoyce Friedman
William Rounds
Notable studentsJames F. Allen

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EducationEdit

Perrault received a bachelor of science in mathematics from McGill University and a Ph.D. in computer and communication sciences from the University of Michigan in 1975.[3][4][5]

CareerEdit

Perrault was a faculty member of the University of Toronto from 1974 to 1983, rising from associate to full professor.[2]

He started at SRI International in 1983, and was the director of the Artificial Intelligence Center from 1987 to 2017. While at SRI, he was a co-principal investigator of the CALO project and is also a founder of the Center for the Study of Language and Information.[2]

Memberships and awardsEdit

Perrault was the co-editor in chief of the journal Artificial Intelligence from 2001 to 2010, the president and a trustee of the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence from 1992 to 2001,[6] and was president of the Association for Computational Linguistics in 1983.[2][7]

In 1990, Perrault was named a founding fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence and in 2018 of American Association for Advancement of Science[8][3][9] In July 2011, he won the Donald E. Walker Distinguished Service Award from the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dr C. Raymond Perrault". Artificial Intelligence Center. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  2. ^ a b c d "International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence Honors SRI's Raymond Perrault with Donald E. Walker Distinguished Service Award". SRI International. 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2013-07-10.
  3. ^ a b "Intellectual Property Licensing at SRI International". CERN. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  4. ^ "(Charles) Raymond Perrault". AI Genealogy Project. University of Michigan. Archived from the original on 2012-04-02. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  5. ^ "(Charles) Raymond Perrault". Mathematics Genealogy Project. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  6. ^ "Trustees/Officers". International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence. Archived from the original on 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  7. ^ a b "International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence Honors SRI's Raymond Perrault with Donald E. Walker Distinguished Service Award". Reuters. 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2012-01-13.
  8. ^ "AAAS Honors Accomplished Scientists as 2018 Elected Fellows". The American Association for the Advancement of Science. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Elected AAAI Fellows". Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. Retrieved 2012-01-13.

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