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by   -   May 1, 2020

In work presented at AAAI-20 researchers from National University of Singapore, Carnegie Mellon University, and KAIST described their approach for anomaly detection in time-evolving graphs. In this interview Siddharth Bhatia tells us about their methodology, why research into anomaly detection is crucial, and plans for future studies.

by   -   April 14, 2020

AAAI squirrel AI award
The AAAI Squirrel AI Award for Artificial Intelligence for the Benefit of Humanity is a new prize, to be awarded for the first time at the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) conference in February 2021. It recognizes positive impacts of artificial intelligence to protect, enhance, and improve human life in meaningful ways.

by   -   April 6, 2020
Yolanda Gil
Professor Yolanda Gil, AAAI President

The Presidential Address at the AAAI conferences is always a much-anticipated event with the new President giving their take on an aspect of the field of artificial intelligence. This year it was the turn of Yolanda Gil and she opened with a question that she had been pondering for some time: will AI write the scientific papers of the future?

by   -   February 26, 2020

One of the highlights of the AAAI-20 conference this month was the special event featuring Turing Award winners, Yoshua Bengio (University of Montreal and Mila), Geoffrey E. Hinton (Google, The Vector Institute, and University of Toronto) and Yann LeCun (New York University and Facebook)

by   -   February 25, 2020
Vidal Alcázar, Pat Riddle and Mike Barley receiving their honorable mention award at AAAI-20, New York. Photo credit: AAAI.

Vidal Alcázar, Pat Riddle and Mike Barley received an honourable mention in the outstanding paper award category at AAAI-20 for their work “A Unifying View on Individual Bounds and Heuristic Inaccuracies in Bidirectional Search”. Here, Vidal Alcázar tells us more about the topic of heuristic searching, the main findings of their research, and plans for future work in the area.

by   -   February 19, 2020

In this post Sanket Shah (Singapore Management University) writes about his ride-pooling journey, from Bangalore to AAAI-20, with a few stops in-between.

by   -   February 13, 2020

Monday to Wednesday at AAAI-20 saw a multitude of technical sessions, the exhibition and posters. In addition there were a number of interesting debates, invited talks and panels. Here are some tweets from the final three days of the conference.

by   -   February 12, 2020

If you weren’t able to attend the AAAI20 conference in New York you can catch some of the invited talks and panel sessions via the livestreamed videos. Featured events include Yolande Gil’s presidential address and the Turing Award winners’ session.

by   -   February 11, 2020

The AAAI-20 outstanding paper awards were presented on Tuesday 11th February at the AAAI conference in New York. Awards and honourable mentions were given for: outstanding paper, outstanding student paper and outstanding paper in the special track on AI for social impact. You can read about the award-winning work below.

by   -   February 10, 2020

It was a busy weekend at the 34th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). Although the AAAI technical sessions didn’t start in earnest until the Sunday there were numerous workshops on Saturday as well as associated conferences AIES (AI, Ethics and Society) and EAAI (Educational Advances in AI). Here is a selection of tweets from the weekend.

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