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SGAI EVENTS IN 2016

Discounts are available for group bookings for all events.


UK KDD 2016
A one-day conference on Knowledge Discovery in Databases.
Monday March 21st 2016 at BCS London Office - see http://www.ukkdd.org.uk

Topics include:

- Scenario analytics

- Intelligent Management of Business Workflows using Big Data

- Distributed Big Data Mining with Apache Spark

- Data mining in online marketing

- Knowledge Transfer Partnerships: Government funding for your next collaboration

- Recent Developments Towards Professionalisation of KDD

BCS/SGAI/Student £90 plus VAT @20%, Non Members £100 plus VAT@20%
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******* MACHINE INTELLIGENCE COMPETITION 2016 *******

British Computer Society Machine Intelligence Competition 2016 http://bcs-sgai.org/micomp/

After a three-year gap it is with great pleasure that SGAI relaunches the BCS Machine Intelligence Competition, as part of the Group's one-day event Real AI 2016.

The eleventh BCS Machine Intelligence competition for live demonstrations of applications that show 'progress towards machine intelligence' will be held on Friday October 7th 2016 at the BCS London Office, First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London. The winner will receive a cash prize plus a trophy.

The prize will be awarded on the basis of a 10-15 minute live demonstration (not a paper, not a technical description). The demonstration can be of either software (e.g. a question-answering system or a speech recognition system) or hardware (e.g. a mobile robot).

Full details of the competition and an online entry form are available on the website. There is no entry fee but competitors will be asked to meet their own costs. The closing date is Friday September 9th 2016. However early entry is strongly advised.

Attendance at the competition is free of charge for those attending Real AI 2016 (http://www.bcs-sgai.org/realai2016/). All those attending will be eligible to vote for the winning entry.


Real AI 2016
Friday October 7th 2016 at the BCS London Office (near Covent Garden) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is designed to showcase practical applications of artificial intelligence, of particular interest to business and industry.

This year's talks are entitled

  • Particle Swarms and Slippery Slopes
  • Robust Intelligence from Case-Based Systems
  • Innovation Labs: the Journey from Big Data Lakes to Real AI Systems
  • Applications of Intelligent Systems in BT
  • Signal: Analyzing and Understanding the World’s News
  • Explanation-aware Thinking, Design and Computing

The delegate fee is £90 (plus VAT) for BCS and SGAI members and £100 (plus VAT) for others. This includes lunch and refreshments. A special fee of £50 + VAT is available for students.

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FAIRS-2016
A one-day training event for AI research students at Peterhouse College, Cambridge on Monday December 12th, the day before AI-2016 starts. This is a free event except for a contribution towards the cost of refreshments and lunch in the College. Discounts are available for group bookings.


AI-2016
Our thirty-sixth annual international conference will be held in Cambridge, England from December 13th-15th 2016.

You may also be interested to see the blog about the AI-2015 conference written by one of the prize winners, Hossein Ghodrati Noushahr. It is located at
https://medium.com/@hghodrati/ai-2015-review-fd4e1ad46b01#.dx6wm4ufv


NEW AI-2016 WORKSHOP IN 2016
Workshop on Data Stream Mining Techniques - call for contributions


PUBLICATIONS

EXPERT UPDATE
Expert Update is the Group's own publication. It was originally paper-based but is now fully electronic.

AI Communications Journal
Downloadable copies of all papers published in the ECCAI journal AI Communications from Volume 10 (1997) onwards are available from the SGAI Members' Area.

DISCOUNTS FOR SGAI MEMBERS

SGAI is a member of ECCAI (the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence) and this entitles our members to substantial discounts on events run by other national AI societies across Europe, as well as by ECCAI itself. For example the ECAI conference ECAI-14 held in Prague in August 2014 offered a 100 euro discount on the regular rate and a 30 euro discount on the student rate for members of BCS-SGAI.

Non-BCS-members may wish to join BCS-SGAI just to take advantage of such discounts. This is easy to do by first joining the BCS. Further information is available from here. After joining the parent body, joining SGAI can be done very rapidly via the BCS website.


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BCS SGAI
The Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence

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Members Page
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