Bulletin #5, October 2004
News from the ECCAI
Congratulations to the twelve
new ECCAI Fellows 2004 :
University of Genoa, Italy
Baader, Technical University Dresden, Germany
University of Ulm, Germany
Bruynooghe, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Cunningham, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
University College Dublin, Ireland
Plaza, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC),
Shadbolt, University of Southampton, UK
University of Aberdeen, UK
Struss, Technische Universität München, Germany
Vámos, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
The ECCAI Fellows Program honors only a very small
percentage of the
total membership of all ECCAI member societies (up to a maximum of 3%).
More information can be found in the
the 2004 ECCAI ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Nominations are invited for the 2004
Artificial Intelligence 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).
dissertations are those defended after December 1, 2003 in the
area of Artificial Intelligence. The dissertation must have been
at an European university and the author must be a personal member of
ECCAI member society. Multiple submissions of the same doctoral
to other dissertation award activities of other societies are excluded.
To be considered,
a dissertation must be nominated by the thesis supervisor, who must
the following items:
- three copies of the
dissertation or a link to a WWW version of the thesis,
- five copies of an extended
abstract (3 to 5 pages) in English,
- if the thesis was not
written in English the nomination must include an English paper
the core ideas of the thesis that has been submitted for publication in
an international journal or a prestigious conference. The nominee must
be the first author of this
- nomination letters from
two referees selected by the dissertation supervisor, supporting the
and stating their assessment of why the thesis should win the award.
should be sent
LSI - Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya UPC
c/Jordi Girona, 1 & 3, 216
08034 BCN, Catalonia, Spain
The deadline for receipt of submissions is January 31, 2005.
The Award will be presented during IJCAI 2005 in Edinburgh, Scotland
(30 July - 30 August 2005).
Next ECCAI-Bulletin in December 2004