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Douglas Lenat

Douglas B. Lenat is the CEO of Cycorp, Inc of Austin, Texas, and has been a prominent researcher in Artificial Intelligence, especially machine learning (with his AM and Eurisko programs), knowledge representation, blackboard systems, and "ontological engineering" (with his Cyc program at MCC and at Cycorp). He has also worked in military simulations and published a critique of conventional random-mutation Darwinism based on his experience with Eurisko. Lenat was one of the original Fellows of the AAAI.

Bogosity is measured in Lenats according to the Jargon File (also known as the Hacker's dictionary).