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Art Farley received a B.S. Degree from Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1968 and graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1974. Since then he has been a faculty member in the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Oregon. His research interests have been in artificial intelligence and graph theoretical models of communication networks. Realted to artificial intelligence, he has conducted research on problem solving and planning, qualitative reasoning, models of argumentation, and artificial evolution. In networks, his research has considered issues of efficient network design for both message dissemination and robustness of network connection as well as basic questions in graph theory.