Faculty profile

Rina Dechter

Chancellor's Professor; Vice Chair Computing Division, Computer Science

DEGREE:

Ph.D. 1985, UCLA

RESEARCH AREAS:

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Professor Dechter's research centers on computational aspects of automated reasoning and knowledge representation including search, constraint processing and probabilistic reasoning. The primary aim of her research is to devise efficient methods through the understanding and exploitation of tractable reasoning tasks. Professor Dechter is an author of the book "Constraint Processing" published by Morgan Kaufmann, 2003, and has authored over 100 research papers.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

E-mail: dechter(at)ics(period)uci(period)edu
Office: DBH 4232
Phone: (949) 824-6556
Fax: (949) 824-4056
Website: www.ics.uci.edu/~dechter/