Author Archives: Fredrik Heintz

ECAI 2014: The Reunion of AI and Robotics

Alessandro Saffiotti from Örebro University, one of Sweden’s three ECCAI Fellows, today gave a keynote at ECAI 2014 in Prague. The title was “The Reunion of AI and Robotics – Opportunities and Challenges”. In the talk Alessandro shared his vision … Continue reading

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IJCAI/ECAI 2018 in Stockholm

It is my great pleasure to announce that IJCAI/ECAI 2018 will be in Stockholm! This will be the first joint IJCAI/ECAI conference. The background is that starting next year IJCAI will be a yearly conference and every forth year there … Continue reading

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The SAIS AI Master’s Thesis Award 2014 – Call for nominations

In order to stimulate work in the area of artificial intelligence at the undergraduate level of education, SAIS has created a special yearly award for the best Master’s thesis (examensarbete) in the area of artificial intelligence. The winner will be … Continue reading

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Patrick Doherty New President of ECCAI

It is my great pleasure to inform you that Patrick Doherty, Linköping University, is the new president of ECCAI, the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence. Congratulations Patrick! Fredrik Heintz President of SAIS

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Report from ECCAIs General Assembly August 29, 2012

ECCAI, the European Coordination Committee for Artificial Intelligence, held its yearly General Assembly yesterday at ECAI in Montpellier. ECCAI consists of 29 member societies, including SAIS. Two of its most important activities are arranging ECAI and publishing AI Communications. Highlights … Continue reading

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Erik Sandewall receives ECCAI Distinguished Service Award

Erik Sandewall, Linköping University, receives the inaugural ECCAI Distinguished Service Award for his extraordinary contributions and outstanding service to the Artificial Intelligence community. The award was handed out yesterday at ECAI in Montpellier. “Erik Sandewall can truly be considered as … Continue reading

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ECAI 2012, 27-31 Augusti, Montpellier, France

Sista veckan i augusti samlas mer än 750 forskare, studenter och utövare inom AI i Montpellier, Frankrike, för den 20:e Europeiska AI-konferensen (ECAI). Av 563 bidrag (492 långa och 71 korta) blev 140 långa (28%) och 23 (32%) korta artiklar … Continue reading

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Robotics Innovation Challenge 2012

Den 9:e februari ordnade Robotdalen Robotics Innovation Challenge 2012. Dagen bestod av fyra inbjudna talare, en mindre robotmässa, en robot catwalk samt utdelningen av Robotdalen Innovation Award 2012. Talarna var: Rodney Brooks som pratade om steget från akademi till produkt, … Continue reading

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Intervju med Rodney Brooks i SVT

I samband med Robotics Innovation Challenge så intervjuade SVT Rodney Brooks. Inslaget finns här.

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Filosofiska rummet: Hubotar, äkta människor och viljans frihet

Robot är populära nu. Filosofiska rummet tog upp ämnet under rubriken: Hubotar, äkta människor och viljans frihet Men hur stor är egentligen skillnaden mellan dessa hjälpredor och sexdockor, och oss äkta människor av kött och blod? Nya rön inom hjärnforskning, … Continue reading

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