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Bulletin #5, October 2002
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NEWS from the ECCAI board and the ECCAI web site
Nominations are invited for the 2002 AI Dissertation Award sponsored by ECCAI, the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence. This Award includes a certificate signed by the ECCAI Chair and 1.500 Euros (which includes the travel grant for the Award ceremony).
Eligible doctoral dissertations are those defended after December 1, 2001 in the general area of Artificial Intelligence. The dissertation must have been defended at an European university and the author must be a personal member of an ECCAI member society. Multiple submissions of the same doctoral dissertation to other dissertation award activities of other societies are excluded.
To be considered, a dissertation must be nominated by the thesis supervisor, who must submit the following items:
The deadline for receipt of submissions is
January 31, 2003.
The past winners are at: http://www.eccai.org/diss-award/2002.shtml
CONTENTS of Artificial Intelligence Communications
CONTENTS of Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence
The following are the current areas of ETAI activity. Research contributions are received, discussed, and refereed within these areas. Each active area has a list of subscribers, who receive information by E-mail, and a number of additional services such as calendar of events, bibliographies, and others.
NEWS from the ECCAI Conferences
The ACAI'03 with its main theme "Advanced Robotics" focuses on the topics "Multi Robot Teams and Cooperation", "Humanoids and Cognitive Robotics", and "Underwater Robotics". These three fields are at the forefront of research in robotics and that they are strongly interconnected with AI. Distinguished scientist give an in depth introduction to the different areas in invited talks and in tutorial sessions. The ACAI'03 also features hands-on sessions, where the participants can work with various robot platforms from the different fields. The participants have the possibility to present their own work as well as to engage in discussions and to make new contacts during the various social events.
Accommodation and boarding is directly on-site at the green and friendly campus of the International University Bremen.
- ECAI'04 : erratum, the correct URL is :
The EU website Cordis now has an active site for
Expressions of Interest that were submitted in June. You can search
the site and identify other EOI's and grouping that were submitted in
The conference website at http://www.bcs-sges.org/es2002.
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