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Exploring artificial intelligence, androids and the future
April 17, 2015

By Cheryl Reed, Graduate School

Bodley-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – When your interests are so vast they won’t fit into a master’s thesis – or even a Ph.D. dissertation – what can you do? Antonie “Tonie” Bodley’s solution is an interdisciplinary doctoral degree (IIDP) through the Graduate School at Washington State University.

Robots – the next generation’s computers?
April 9, 2014

Robotics Club Drone

PULLMAN, Wash. – The idea of household robotics may seem far-fetched, but one researcher at Washington State University sees many parallels between the status of robotics today and computers in the early 1980s.

Knowledge transfer: Computers teach each other Pac-Man
March 27, 2014

MatthewTaylorPULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers in Washington State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science have developed a method to allow a computer to give advice and teach skills to another computer in a way that mimics how a real teacher and student might interact.

Oct. 10: Artificial intelligence researcher speaks on modeling in social, mobile computing
October 7, 2013

Yang-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Behaviors of social media and mobile computing users are tracked and modeled in order to improve computing functions and other services used by them. A computer science engineering expert will discuss “User Modeling in Social and Mobile Computing” as part of the free, public Allred Distinguished Lecture in Artificial Intelligence

Smart environments: artificial intelligence at home and beyond
October 29, 2008

VANCOUVER – WSU Vancouver invites the Southwest Wash.ommunity to the last Chancellor’s Seminar of the year, Diane Cook’s “Smart Environments: Artificial Intelligence at Home and Beyond.” The lecture is 12 to 1:30 p.m., Nov. 14, in the WSU Vancouver Firstenburg Student Commons.


Tickets are $30, including lunch and event parking. To purchase tickets, visit or call the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce at 360-694-2588.


In the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, WSU Professor Diane Cook leads research in the development of artificial intelligence to address some of the world’s most pressing concerns and to enhance some modern day conveniences. Smart … » More …

Artificial intelligence researcher speaks
March 3, 2008

SEATTLE – Artificial intelligence is growing increasingly smarter – perhaps smart enough to provide an aging generation of Americans the opportunity to live out their lives more independently and securely than any generation before them.


As part of the WSU lecture series, “The Innovators,”Diane Cook, Huie-Rogers will discuss her work and her thoughts on AI in the future during her presentation, “Smart Environments: Artificial Intelligence at Home and Beyond” beginning at 11:30 a.m. March 6 at Seattle’s Rainier Club, 820 Fourth Avenue, Seattle.


In less than 35 years, nearly a quarter of the U.S. population will be 65 years or older, and many of those … » More …