Buchanan, Bruce
 
 
(Ph.D. Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1966). Buchanan’s main research interest is artificial intelligence, in particular, intelligent computer methods for knowledge acquisition and machine learning, scientific hypothesis formation, and construction of expert systems for scientific problems.
 

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Since joining the University of Pittsburgh faculty in 1988, Buchanan has been Co-Director of the Center for Parallel, Distributed, and Intelligent Systems, a Fellow in the Center for Philosophy of Science, and (recently) Co-Director of the Keck Center for Computational Biology. He has joint appointments with the Departments of Philosophy and Medicine, and with the Intelligent System Program. Buchanan’s main research interest is artificial intelligence, in particular, intelligent computer methods for knowledge acquisition and machine learning, scientific hypothesis formation, and construction of expert systems for scientific problems. He was one of the principals in the design and development of the DENDRAL, Meta-DENDRAL (RL), MYCIN, E-Mycin, and PROTEAN systems. Buchanan is a Fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, and is on the editorial boards of the journals Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Expert Systems, Knowledge Acquisition, and Computational Molecular Cell Biology.
 
 
 Tadeusz Zawidzki