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2012-03-15 13:00:00

Pearl Developed Novel Framework for Reasoning under Uncertainty that Changed How Scientists Approach Real World Problems New York, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery today named Judea Pearl of the University of California, Los Angeles the winner of the 2011 ACM A.M. Turing Award for innovations that enabled remarkable advances in the partnership between humans and machines that is the foundation of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Pearl pioneered...

2010-09-01 09:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Daniel Pearl Foundation today announced that Dave Koz, platinum-selling recording artist, radio host, humanitarian and entrepreneur, has joined the Honorary Committee of Daniel Pearl World Music Days in a call for musicians around the world to take part in a global network of concerts that unite people around their common humanity. "Having known Danny since we were both kids," explained Dave, "it's indeed a deep honor for me to be involved in...

2010-08-13 08:30:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cognitive Science Society today announces that Professor Judea Pearl of University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) has received the 2010 Rumelhart Prize for his leading research in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and systems that reason plausibly from uncertain evidence. His work on graphical models addresses one of the deepest challenges in philosophy and science: The dynamics of beliefs and the analysis of causality. Graphical models have had...

2008-11-12 15:00:15

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days, honoring the legacy of murdered journalist and musician Daniel Pearl, brought together an unprecedented global audience during the month of October, with more than 1,000 concerts in 59 countries, dedicated to the theme of "Harmony For Humanity." Thousands of musicians, ranging from professionals to amateurs to youth artists of every imaginable genre, united in one voice to promote tolerance and understanding...

2008-10-01 15:00:16

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- From Canada to Cameroon, Poland to Pakistan and Israel to Indonesia, music artists, from every corner of the globe, will unite in a collective call for tolerance and shared humanity during the 7th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days, a worldwide network of concerts dedicated to "Harmony for Humanity." The events run from October 1-31, and already include more than 600 performances in 41 countries. Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter and...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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