Yanco appointed as inaugural Senior Member of AAAI

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Prof. Holly Yanco has been granted senior membership status in the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). She was presented with a certificate at the 25th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence on August 9, 2011. Yanco was one of nine people selected for senior membership this year, which is the first year that AAAI has named senior members.  

Yanco has been involved with AAAI since exhibiting her robots, Bert and Ernie, at the 1992 conference. Since then, she has served in a number of roles. In 1997, she chaired the Robot Exhibition, and, in 2000 and 2001, she co-chaired the Robot Competition and Exhibition.  She served as the Chair of the AAAI Symposium Committee from 2002–2005. In 2006, she was elected as a member of AAAI’s Executive Council and served until her term ended in 2009. She is currently a member of AI Magazine’s Editorial Board.

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Prof. Holly Yanco becomes one of nine inaugural Senior Members of AAAI at 25th anniversary conference, August 9, 2011.

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