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History

Research in intelligent machines involves the study of the complexities of human processes - thinking, feeling, seeing, moving, making decisions and carrying out specific tasks. The Centre for Intelligent Machines was founded in 1985 to provide researchers in robotics, computer vision, speech recognition and systems and control with a context in which to pursue a common goal: the understanding and creation of systems which exhibit intelligent behaviour.

At the peak of its first decade, CIM (then known as the McGill Research Centre for Intelligent Machines, or McRCIM), was home to 16 academic members working across many disciplines - the Departments of Electrical, Mechanical, Biomedical and Mining and Metallurgical Engineering and the School of Computer Science. The Centre reports to the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research of McGill University.



Annual Report
Fri Nov 26 23:00:32 GMT 1999