Bulletin #1, March 2009
ECCAI Travel Awards 2009
An ECCAI Travel Award Scheme has been established to support students, young researchers and faculty who are members of an ECCAI affiliated society participating in ECAI or ACAI. The awards, valued at 400 Euros each, are for reimbursement of travel and partial payment of registration fees.
In 2009 the ECCAI Travel Award Scheme supports participation in ACAI 2009. No funding for any other event will be given. More information, including eligibility rules and application procedure, is found at the ECCAI Travel Award web page.
The ECCAI Board congratulates the winners of this year's IJCAI Awards:
2009 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards seek to recognize and encourage world-class research and artistic creation, prizing contributions of broad impact for their originality and theoretical significance. The name of the scheme is intended to encapsulate both research work that successfully enlarges the scope of our current knowledge pushing forward the frontiers of the known world � and the meeting and overlap of different disciplinary areas.
The Frontier Awards honor fundamental disciplinary or supradisciplinary advances in a series of basic, natural, social and technological sciences. They also recognize creative activity of excellence in the classical music of our time.
Closing date for nomination is June 30, 2009. For more information please consult the Foundation's web page.
Advanced Course in Artificial Intelligence (ACAI 2009) Intelligent Decision Support Systems
Belfast, August 23-29 2009.
This prestigious Summer School will focus on methods and tools available for the development of Intelligent Decision Support Systems. These systems can take decisions by themselves or by interacting and cooperating with humans. They have a wide range of applications, for example: healthcare, finance and emergency response. The Summer School includes courses on preference modelling, argumentation, multiagent systems, uncertainty reasoning and various applications, delivered by distinguished academics and professionals with extensive experience in the development and application of such systems. The courses are designed to be interactive and will consist of a mixture of lectures and hands-on practice.
The Summer School targets an audience at the PhD level who are interested in this exciting area: current PhD students, advanced MSc students and other professionals with suitable technical backgrounds.
More information on this event, including programme, registration and available travel grants, is found at the ACAI 2009 web site.
ECCAI Sponsored conferences
- The 25th annual workshop of the Swedish Artificial Intelligence Society (SAIS)
Linkφping, Sweden, May 27-28 2009.
- 20th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS 2009)
Dublin, Ireland, August 19-21 2009.
- 32nd Annual Conference On Artificial Intelligence (KI 2009)
Paderborn, Germany, September 15-18 2009.
- 14th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence (EPIA 2009)
Aveiro, Portugal, October 12-15 2009.
- 21st BENELUX Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2009)
Eindhoven, The Netherlands, October 29-30 2009.
- 13th Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAEPIA 2009)
Seville, Spain, November 9-13 2009.
- XIth International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA 2009)
Reggio Emilia, Italy, December 9-12 2009.
- Twenty-eighth SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI-09)
Cambridge, England, December 15-17 2009.
Contents of latest issue (Volume 21, Number 4 / 2008)
- Hyunjung Lee, Harksoo Kim and Jungyun Seo, Domain action classification using a maximum entropy model in a schedule management domain
- Robert Jäschke, Leandro Marinho, Andreas Hotho, Lars Schmidt-Thieme and Gerd Stumme, Tag recommendations in social bookmarking systems
- Xiangfu Zhao and Dantong Ouyang, On-line diagnosis of discrete event systems with two successive temporal windows
- Jacopo Mantovani, Automatic software verification for robotics
- Jesús Aransay, Mechanized reasoning in Homological Algebra
- Daan Fierens, Learning directed probabilistic logical models from relational data
IEEE Intelligent Systems
Contents of latest issue (vol. 24 no.2, March/April 2009)
- Fei-Yue Wang, Is Culture Computable?
- Mark Ingebretsen, In the News
- Alon Halevy, Peter Norvig, Fernando Pereira, The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Data
- Alex Rogers, Daniel D. Corkill, Nicholas R. Jennings, Agent Technologies for Sensor Networks
- Robert R. Hoffman, Paul J. Feltovich, Stephen M. Fiore, Gary Klein, David Ziebell, Accelerated Learning (?)
- Lynda Hardman, Lora Aroyo, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Eero Hyvönen, Using AI to Access and Experience Cultural Heritage
- Martin Kampel, Reinhold Huber-Mörk, Maia Zaharieva, Image-Based Retrieval and Identification of Ancient Coins
- Paraskevi Tzouveli, Nikos Simou, Giorgios Stamou, Stefanos Kollias, Semantic Classification of Byzantine Icons
- Songhua Xu, Hao Jiang, Tao Jin, Francis C.M. Lau,Yunhe Pan, Automatic Generation of Chinese Calligraphic Writings with Style Imitation
- Antal van den Bosch, Marieke van Erp, Caroline Sporleder, Making a Clean Sweep of Cultural Heritage
- Tuukka Ruotsalo, Lora Aroyo, Guus Schreiber, Knowledge-Based Linguistic Annotation of Digital Cultural Heritage Collections
- Antoine Isaac, Shenghui Wang, Claus Zinn, Henk Matthezing, Lourens van der Meij, Stefan Schlobach, Evaluating Thesaurus Alignments for Semantic Interoperability in the Library Domain
- Pierre Flener, Mats Carlsson, Christian Schulte, Constraint Programming in Sweden
- Michela Spagnuolo, Bianca Falcidieno, 3D Media and the Semantic Web