Yigal Arens

  • Research Professor
  • Director, Intelligent Systems Division
  • Information Sciences Institute
  • USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Office: (310) 448-8766

Expertise Summary

Expert in artificial intelligence, digital government and the use of information technology by public institutions


  • digital government - the use of information technology in government, for interaction with citizens and in provision of services, with special emphasis on the collection and dissemination of statistical data
  • artificial intelligence
  • natural language understanding and generation in intelligent systems
  • representation of information in intelligent systems
  • intelligent access to multiple heterogeneous information sources
  • human/ computer interfaces


  • Hebrew

Additional Information

  • Past chair, National Conference on Digital Government Research
  • Past Board Member and Treasurer, Digital Government Society
  • Co-founder, Fetch Technologies, Inc.