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Peter Norvig
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Give $1 to 'Dream Bikes for Education' and Peter will match it. Support ChildFund International together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/x8oqV8IZ
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Give $1 to '"Adopt" a Wildlife Acre for Bison' and Peter will match it. Support National Wildlife Federation together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/fS7V0DGH
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Peter just donated to 'Water Changes Everything'. Give $1 to support Mission Water Project together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/p/e1cufBgz
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Give $1 to 'Conservation through Communication' and Peter will match it. Support WildAid together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/b2c0XKLr
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Peter just donated to 'Free computers for low-income youth'. Give $1 to support THE ON IT FOUNDATION together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/p/HuVC6HXG
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Give $1 to 'Research can save the Grevy's Zebra' and Peter will match it. Support Lewa Wildlife Conservancy together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/IafzkHA3
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Done! (Thanks for sharing good programs to give to.)
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Give $1 to 'Send a girl to school - change her life!' and Peter will match it. Support SHARE in Africa together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/eRWJkhtG
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Give $1 to 'Prepare a Service Puppy in Training' and Peter will match it. Support paws4people Foundation together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/hLvhZpZW
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Hi +Peter Norvig thanks for doing this. I donated. I'm also looking forward to hearing you speak in Dan's class this week!
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Peter just donated to 'Provide a roof for school kids'. Give $1 to support Khadarlis Global together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/p/Nt7AV5SO
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Is it my imagination, or until recently did One Today allow you to give to more than one project in a single day? You were always allowed only one dollar per project, but in the past I've often given to more than one in a day. They seem not to allow that now.
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Peter just donated to 'Full Immunizations for Kids'. Give $1 to support Reach The Children Inc. together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/p/mC-t6QRR
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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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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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