Rob Milne died on Everest|
The ECCAI board has been saddened and shocked by the news that Rob Milne died on Mount Everest on Sunday, 5th June 2005.
Rob was one of the early pioneers in AI applications. He founded Intelligent Applications Ltd and became successful with his TIGER system. Rob was president of ECCAI from 2000 to 2004. He acted as Local Chair for IJCAI'05 in Edinburgh and he was designated Conference Chair of ECAI'06 in Riva del Garda.
Rob was an experienced mountaineer. The Everest was his last challenge after having climbed the highest peaks on each continent.
In remembrance of Rob here are two of his messages:
ECCAI has lost a good friend.
Our thoughts are with his family.
Rob's blog: http://www.aiai.ed.ac.uk/project/everest/