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Michael G. Dyer, Emeritus

MICHAEL G. DYER, Emeritus Professor

UCLA Computer Science Department
Engineering VI – Room 277
Los Angeles, CA 90095
tel: (310) 206-6674, fax: (310) 794-5056

Areas of Interest

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Natural language processing
  • Cognitive modeling


Dr. Dyer was born in Washington D.C. and received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Yale University in 1982. He joined UCLA in 1983 and is currently Director of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He is an author of over 90 publications, including In-Depth Understanding, MIT Press, 1983. He serves on the editorial board of the journals: Applied Intelligence, Connection Science, Knowledge-Based Systems, and International Journal of Expert Systems. His research interests are centered around the processing and acquisition of natural language, through symbolic, connectionist and genetic algorithm techniques.