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Connor Schenck
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MS, Summer 2013

Home Dept: Computer Science

MS Dissertation title: Intelligence tests for robots: Solve perceptual reasoning tasks with a humanoid robot

MS Advisor(s): Alexander Stoytchev

Area of MS research: The hypothesis of my thesis is that by applying intelligence tests to robots, we can better understand how to make them more intelligent.

Employment upon graduating:
academicPhD student
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Current activity: Robotics research as a PhD student

What HCI classes were invaluable to my success?
HCI 575, 585, 521

Favorite graduate school memory: Getting my first two first-author papers accepted and flying to Japan and Bulgaria to present them.

HCI issues that interest me: Developmental robotics and user interface design

A website recommend, and why: Arstechnica.com
Coming from a tech person perspective, it's a good website for staying up to date on what's happening in the tech world.

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