Professor Glenn Shafer
Glenn Shafer teaches in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems of the Rutgers Business School, where he holds the rank of Professor II. He teaches information systems, expert systems, statistical methods and auditing. His research combines statistics and artificial intelligence, with applications in auditing.
Professor Shafer is best known for his work on the Dempster-Shafer theory of belief functions, which have been widely used to handle uncertainty in expert systems. His current work is concerned with causality - causal inference in statistics and the use of causal models in artificial intelligence.