Six scholars from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering awarded Honorable Mention in the 2021 AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Annual list.
The AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Annual List covers 20 sub-fields, including AAAI/IJCAI, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Robotics, Knowledge Engineering, Speech Recognition, Data Mining, Information Retrieval and Recommendation, Databases, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Graphics, Multimedia, Visualization, Security and Privacy, Computer Networking, Computer Systems, Theory of Computation, Chip Technology and Internet of Things. Among six awardees in the Department, Prof. Jiaya Jia and Prof. Irwin King were both recognized in multiple fields.
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The world’s top-cited 2,000 research scholars from the fields of artificial intelligence over the next ten years were named. Inclusion is determined solely based on the Tsinghua AMiner academic data, which indexes more than 133 million expert profiles and 270 million publications. The AMiner academic search system has been in operation on the Internet since 2006 and has been visited by more than 10 million independent IP accesses from over 220 countries and regions. The annual list is automatically generated and determined by computer algorithms deployed in the AMiner system that tracks and ranks scholars based on citation counts collected by top-venue publications. The previous lists are officially recognized by world-renowned universities and organizations, including the University of California, Berkeley, Cornell University, Duke University, National University of Singapore, and others.