Marianne Winslett

Marianne Southall Winslett is a professor emerita of computer science at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, specializing in databases.[1] She is known for her "possible models" approach to belief revision.[2]

Winslett earned her Ph.D. in 1986 from Stanford University under the supervision of Gio Wiederhold.[3] She joined the UIUC faculty in 1987.[4]

In 2006 she was named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery "for contributions to information management and security".[5] In 2012 she won the SIGMOD Contributions Award for her efforts to document the biographies of notable database pioneers.[6]


  1. ^ UIUC faculty directory entry, accessed 2015-06-28.
  2. ^ Gabbay, Dov M.; Rodrigues, Odinaldo T.; Russo, Alessandra (2010), Revision, Acceptability and Context: Theoretical and Algorithmic Aspects, Springer, p. 64, ISBN 9783642141591.
  3. ^ Marianne Winslett at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ Speaker bio , Computer Science Seminar Series, Computer Science Dept., Univ. of California, Irvine, January 7, 2011, retrieved 2015-06-28.
  5. ^ [1]ACM Fellow citation, retrieved 2015-06-28.
  6. ^ Marianne Winslett: 2012 SIGMOD Contributions Award Archived 2015-07-16 at the Wayback Machine, SIGMOD, retrieved 2015-06-28.

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