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Peter Brusilovsky

Referee for: H.5.2, I.2, K.3
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Address: Department of Information Science and TelecommunicationsSchool of Information Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
135 North Bellefield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Home Page: http://www2.sis.pitt.edu/~peterb/

Curriculum Vitae:
Born in Moscow, Graduated with honour (1983) from the Moscow State University (Applied Mathematics). PhD from the Moscow State University, 1987 (Computer Science). Junior and Senior Research Scientist in All-Union Scientific and Technical Information Center (1987 to 1990). Senior Research Scientist in International Centre for Scientific and Technical Information (1990-1994). Part-time lecturer and student supervisor in the Moscow State University (from 1987). Part-time Senior Research Scientinst in Russian Academy of Science Research Institute for System Research (1993-1996). Visiting researcher/professor in University of Sussex, School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences (UK) and Tokio Denki University (Japan) (1993). Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Cognition and Communication Group, Department of Psychology, University of Trier, Germany (From September 1994 to March 1996). Starting from April 1996 is affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University: originally as a Visiting Research Scientist at the School of Computer Science; currently as a Director of Computer-Managed Instruction at Carnegie Technology Education (a wholly owned, non-profit subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University) and an Adjunct Research Scientist at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute.

Main Research Interests:

  • intelligent tutoring systems and shells
  • adaptive interfaces
  • adaptive hypermedia
  • adaptive Web-based systems
  • student and user modelling
  • teaching programming to novices
  • psychology of programming
  • human-computer interaction
  • artificial intelligence