The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) has announced that Professors Bonnie Dorr and Lise Getoor are among this year's elected AAAI Fellows. Dorr was recognized for her "significant contributions to natural language understanding and representation, and development of the widely recognized methods for interlingual machine translation". Getoor was recognized for her "her significant contributions to methods which combine probabilistic and logical representations in machine learning, knowledge discovery, graph mining, network analysis, and database systems".
CS Ph.D. alumnus Qiang Yang ('89) was elected a Fellow, as well.
Dorr and Getoor join the distinguished company of Laveen Kanal, Jack Minker, Dana Nau and V.S. Subrahmanian, all AAAI fellows.