Nils John Nilsson

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Nils John Nilsson (February 6, 1933 – April 23, 2019) was an American computer scientist. He was one of the founding researchers in the ideas of artificial intelligence. He was born in Saginaw, Michigan. He was the first Kumagai Professor of Engineering in computer science at Stanford University from 1991 until his retirement. His best known work was Shakey the robot.

Nilsson died on April 23, 2019, at his home in Medford, Oregon, at the age of 86.[1]

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  1. Myers, Andrew (April 24, 2019). "Nils Nilsson, pioneer in robotics and artificial intelligence, dies at 86". Archived from the original on April 26, 2019. Retrieved April 28, 2019.

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