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Session Report BNAIC 2014: AI for Games and Education

By | 2017-04-28T13:41:55+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Event reports, Uncategorised|

The AI for Games and Education session consisted of three presentations. The games were completely different, ranging from a topic out of the world of Games in combination with Combinatorial Game Theory, via Aggressive De-escalation, to Poly-Y. This was one of the three starting sessions of the 26th BNAIC. Immediately after the keynote lecture by [...]

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Session Report BNAIC 2014: Knowledge Representation

By | 2017-04-28T13:42:04+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Event reports, Uncategorised|

The Knowledge Representation session consisted of three presentations. The topics were completely different, ranging from clinical trials, via requirements engineering and argumentation-based techniques, to Linked Open Data. This session was one of the last sessions of the first day. The first presentation was titled “Feasibility estimation for clinical trials”, authored by Zhisheng Huang, Frnak van [...]

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Minutes General Assembly BNVKI-AIABN 2013

By | 2017-04-28T13:42:18+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Announcements, Uncategorised|

The 2013 general assembly of BNVKI was on November 8th at BNAIC, which took place in Delft. Minutes of the General Assembly BNVKI 2013 The members of BNVKI will be asked to approve these minutes at BNAIC 2014 on Friday the 9th of November, during the general assembly meeting, 12.00h-13.30h at the Annazaal. Hope to [...]

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Call for papers: EvoMUSART 2015

By | 2017-04-28T13:42:32+00:00 October 9th, 2014|Announcements, Events, Uncategorised|

4th International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design April 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark Part of evo* 2015 evo*: http://www.evostar.org NEW THIS YEAR: LEONARDO Galery The journal LEONARDO will be publishing a Gallery Section (online and in the print edition) associated with the conference. This will consist of a number of visual [...]

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The Future of (Embodied) AI

By | 2017-04-28T13:42:41+00:00 October 9th, 2014|Announcements, Events, Uncategorised|

BNAIC participates in the celebration of the famous Belgian anatomist Vesalius (born 500 years ago) with a Round Table about the role of embodiment in AI, followed by a performance of the tragi-comic opera Casparo, composed by AI pioneer Luc Steels and premiered at IJCAI Barcelona in 2011. This is a unique chance to discuss [...]

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Call for Papers: PAAMS 2015

By | 2017-04-28T16:31:32+00:00 October 9th, 2014|Announcements, Events, Uncategorised|

Research on Agents and Multi-Agent Systems has matured during the last decade and many eective applications of this technology are now deployed. PAAMS provides an international forum to present and discuss the latest scientic developments and their eective applications, to assess the impact of the approach, and to facilitate technology transfer. PAAMS started as a local initiative, but has since grown [...]

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Call for Participation: Dutch-Belgian Reinforcement Learning workshop

By | 2017-04-28T16:31:54+00:00 October 8th, 2014|Announcements, Events, Uncategorised|

After successful previous editions in Delft and Maastricht, we are happy to announce that the next Dutch-Belgian Reinforcement Learning workshop will take place on Friday November 28 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The workshop will be hosted by the Brussels AI-lab. The goal of the workshop is to bring together the local reinforcement learning community [...]

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Event Report: Symposium USCKI Incognito

By | 2017-04-28T16:32:05+00:00 October 8th, 2014|Announcements, Events, Uncategorised|

“The Simpo: Learn Through Simulating Society” On June 13th, 2014, the study association for Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Utrecht (USCKI Incognito) held her annual symposium. This year's symposium was titled The Simpo: Learn Through Simulating Society. Various speakers talked about their research in the field of Artificial Intelligence and simulations. Dr. Marco Wiering, the day’s moderator from Groningen, opened [...]

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BNAIC 2014: Call for Thesis abstracts

By | 2017-04-28T16:32:20+00:00 October 8th, 2014|Announcements, Events, Uncategorised|

To allow students to submit extended abstracts of recently accepted Bachelor or Master theses, the BNAIC organisation has decided to *extend the deadline* for submission of type-D papers *only*. Students are invited to submit a one or two-page abstract of their accepted AI-related thesis. The thesis should be accepted after June 1st, 2013. Type D-papers [...]

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PhD Thesis Abstract – Laura Mocanu-Antanas: Relational Visual Recognition

By | 2017-04-28T16:32:30+00:00 October 8th, 2014|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

Title: Relational Visual Recognition (Relationele visuele herkenning) Author: Mocanu-Antanas, Laura Issue Date: 11-Jun-2014 Abstract In contrast to statistical visual recognition, relational visual recognition aims at employing relational representations for solving visual recognition problems. For high-level tasks involving complex objects and scenes, low- and mid-level visual features do not always suffice. In these cases it is the component objects, [...]

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