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Blai Bonet

Research Associate at the UPF, Barcelona

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Blai Bonet is a research associate at the UPF, Barcelona, and a retired professor from Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuela. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science in 2004 from the University of California, Los Angeles. He mostly does research in areas related to autonomous behavior, including model-based and model-free approaches. Blai has received several best paper awards or honorable mentions, including the 2009 and 2014 ICAPS Influential Paper Awards, and he is a co-author of the book “A Concise Introduction to Models and Methods for Automated Planning”. Blai has served as associate editor of Artificial Intelligence and the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, conference co-chair of ICAPS-12, program co-chair of AAAI-15, and has been a member of the Executive Council for ICAPS and AAAI.