Joseph Yehuda Halpern (born 1953) is a professor of computer science at Cornell University. Most of his research is on reasoning about knowledge and uncertainty.
Halpern graduated in 1975 from
University of Toronto with a B.S. in mathematics. He went on to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics from Harvard University in 1981 under the supervision of Albert R. Meyer and Gerald Sacks. He has written two books, Reasoning about Uncertainty and Reasoning About Knowledge and is a winner of the 1997 Gödel Prize in theoretical computer science and the 2009 Dijkstra Prize in distributed computing. In 2002 he was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery and in 2012 he was selected as an IEEE Fellow. [1 ]
Halpern is also the administrator for the Computing Research Repository, the computer science branch of
arXiv.org, and the moderator for the "general literature" and "other" subsections of the repository. [2 ]
His students include
Nir Friedman, Daphne Koller, and Yoram Moses.
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