Justin Li

Professor Justin Li
Associate Professor, Cognitive Science and Computer Science
B.S., Northwestern University; Ph.D, University of Michigan
Department Chair, Computer Science
Appointed In: 
Swan Hall #B102

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Justin Li teaches in cognitive science and computer science, and is interested in how people and artificial agents perform knowledge search.

Office Hours (Spring 2021)

All office hours will be held on Zoom. Look in the syllabus or email me for a link to the meeting room.

  • Mondays 4:00-5:00pm Pacific Time
  • Wednesdays 2:30-3:30pm Pacific Time
  • Thursdays 10:30-11:30am Pacific Time
  • By appointment


My research is broadly on the strategies that people and artificial agents might use in their search for knowledge during problem solving, from indicators that more knowledge is needed, to strategies for acquiring that knowledge, to the mechanisms, algorithms, and representations of knowledge for efficient retrieval.

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