Raul Valdes-Perez    (7S)

Raul Valdes-Perez is President & Co-founder of Vivisimo. Before starting Vivisimo, Raul was on the Carnegie Mellon computer science department faculty since 1991; he is now an Adjunct Associate Professor there. His research was on new methods and applications of knowledge discovery. He has published nearly 50 research articles in natural, social, and computer science journals. He has been a principal investigator on six grants from the National Science Foundation, has served on its advisory committee for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, and is a past action editor of the journal Machine Learning. He received a Ph.D. in computer science at Carnegie Mellon, studying under Nobel Laureate Herbert A. Simon, and holds engineering degrees from the University of Illinois.    (7T)