City Data: Four Journeys – Dr. Mark Fox

February 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sandford Fleming Building, ITS Lab and Testbed, Room SF3103
10 King's College Rd
3rd floor, Toronto, ON M5S 3G8
Pat Doherty


This presentation will tell four stories of how an Artificial Intelligence approach to knowledge representation has enabled more intelligent analysis in the domains of cities, transportation and social services.


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Professor Mark Fox, University of Toronto

Mark Fox is a Distinguished Professor of Urban Systems Engineering, and a Professor of Industrial Engineering and Computer Science where his current research applies Artificial Intelligence to Smart Cities. He is the Associate Director (Research) in the School of Cities. He received his BSc in Computer Science from the University of Toronto in 1975 and his PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1983, where he was an Associate Professor (tenured) of Computer Science and Robotics. He was a founding member of Carnegie-Mellon’s Robotics Institute. From 1981 through 1987 he founded and led the Robotics Institute’s Intelligent Systems Laboratory, and from 1987 through 1991 he co-founded and led the Center for Integrated Manufacturing Decision Systems. In 1993 Dr. Fox co-founded Novator Systems Ltd., a pioneer in out-sourced eRetail services and software. In 1984 he co-founded Carnegie Group Inc., one of the first companies to apply Artificial Intelligence to solving engineering, manufacturing, and telecommunications problems. He is a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Engineering Institute of Canada.

All are welcome to attend.

This seminar is presented by the University of Toronto Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Chapter.