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November 19, 2013 at 11:04 AM

UW computer science professor dies of apparent heart attack

Ben Taskar, a national expert in machine learning who joined the faculty of the University of Washington’s Computer Science and Engineering Department last year, died Sunday night of an apparent heart attack. He was 36. Taskar was one of several computer-science superstars ┬áhired by the UW last summer. He received his bachelors, masters, and…


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