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Peter Norvig
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Let's do this together. Give $1 and I will match it for 'Cataract surgeries for blind Zambians'. https://onetoday.google.com/m/2ovn1zrf
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Let's do this together. Give $1 and I will match it for 'Stand with Virunga's rangers.'. https://onetoday.google.com/m/aiaf3pso
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Let's do this together. Give $1 and I will match it for 'Serum Therapy Cure For Ebola Patients'. https://onetoday.google.com/m/yeeuwuuj
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Let's do this together. Give $1 and I will match it for 'Educate And Empower 25 Girls In Cameroon'. https://onetoday.google.com/m/oXK9fc-l
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Let's do this together. Give $1 and I will match it for 'Adopt Children Affected in Nepal'. https://onetoday.google.com/m/nfjbugwk
Did you know? Over 1000 children have been orphaned in the recent earthquake in Nepal and are on the streets. They have no means to continue their education.
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Give $1 to 'Dogs: Key Ammunition Against Contraband' and Peter will match it. Support Working Dogs for Conservation together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/hlvjnjun
Did you know? Dogs can detect ivory, rhino horn, illegal weapons, illicit ammunition and clandestine bush meat that has been carefully hidden to fool the human eye.
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Peter-  Have you checked out our FIDO wearable computers for working dogs project at Georgia Tech?  Its designed for this sort of work.  https://youtu.be/dAWQiZzyKho
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Let's do this together. Give $1 and I will match it for 'Protect Cocos Island from Poachers'. https://onetoday.google.com/m/ispwepna
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Let's do this together. Give $1 and I will match it for 'Sanctuary For Lions'. https://onetoday.google.com/m/lTxxJIQa
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Let's do this together. Give $1 and I will match it for 'Relief for Nepal's Earthquake Victims!'. https://onetoday.google.com/m/k0dbxrar
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Let's do this together. Give $1 and I will match it for 'Nepal Earthquake Disaster Relief Program'. https://onetoday.google.com/m/ck2vbq9h
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Give $1 to 'Nepal Earthquake: Clean Water Initiative' and Peter will match it. Support United States Fund for UNICEF together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/fhecrc_c
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Give $1 to 'Restore the Largest Pines in the World' and Peter will match it. Support The Sugar Pine Foundation together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/_KJB47ag
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Research Director
Employment
  • Google
    Research Director, 2001 - present
  • Sun
    Senior Scientist, 1991 - 1994
  • Harlequin
    Chief Designer, 1994 - 1996
  • Junglee
    Chief Scientist, 1996 - 1998
  • NASA
    Division Chief, 1998 - 2001
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Palo Alto, CA
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Newton, MA - Providence RI - Cambridge, MA - Lexington, MA - Berkeley, CA - Venice Beach, CA
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Introduction

Peter Norvig is a Fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence and the Association for Computing Machinery. At Google Inc he was Director of Search Quality, responsible for the core web search algorithms from 2002-2005, and has been Director of Research from 2005 on.

Previously he was the head of the Computational Sciences Division at NASA Ames Research Center, making him NASA's senior computer scientist. He received the NASA Exceptional Achievement Award in 2001. He has served as an assistant professor at the University of Southern California and a research faculty member at the University of California at Berkeley Computer Science Department, from which he received a Ph.D. in 1986 and the distinguished alumni award in 2006. He has over fifty publications in Computer Science, concentrating on Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Software Engineering, including the booksArtificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (the leading textbook in the field), Paradigms of AI Programming: Case Studies in Common LispVerbmobil: A Translation System for Face-to-Face Dialog, and Intelligent Help Systems for UNIX. He is also the author of the Gettysburg Powerpoint Presentation and the world's longest palindromic sentence.

Education
  • Brown
    Applied Math, 1974 - 1978
  • Berkeley
    Computer Science, 1980 - 1985
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