Robert L. Givan

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Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Campus: West Lafayette
Office: BHEE 313C
Office Phone: +1 765-494-9068
Phone: +1 765-532-8427
Fax: +1 765-494-2706


Purdue University
Elmore Family School of
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Max W and Maileen Brown Family Hall
465 Northwestern Ave.
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2035


  • B.S. Mathematics & B.S. Biology, Stanford University, 1987
  • M.S. Computer Science, Stanford University, 1987
  • Ph.D. Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996


Artificial intelligence, adaptive decision-making for computer networks, decision-theoretic planning, machine learning, knowledge representation, automated reasoning, Markov decision processes

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