The Artificial Intelligence research community is gathering in Acapulco, Mexico August 9-15, 2003 for the 18th International Joint Conference on AI. Researchers and practitioners will exchange the results of their latest work, yielding a program filled with the latest advances in many different branches of the field that comprises AI.
Early rounds of the Trading Agent Competition (TAC) have been underway for several weeks now. In this unique event, intelligent agents are used to automate internet negotiations and e-trades on a client’s behalf. Teams of researchers are fiercely competing in the two TAC e-commerce-related events: (1) travel agents try to put together the best travel packages for their customers, and (2) PC manufacturers compete for customer orders and supplies over 220 simulated days.
For twelve years, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence has sponsored the Mobile Robot Competition (www.palantir.swarthmore.edu/ijcai03/). Each year, the tasks are more difficult, and the capabilities of the competing robots more sophisticated. Teams from a number of the leading robotics research labs around the world enter the competition.
Over seven days from August 9-15, leading AI scientists, practitioners and students from around the world have gathered each summer to exchange their collective progress; while technology managers and press members have attended to learn emerging AI trends and meet these AI innovators. Attendees will present and hear the latest advances in such application areas as AI-based Web services, mobile robots, and NASDAQ fraud detection, as well as in a host of underlying enabling technologies.
You are invited you to this summer’s major Artificial Intelligence conference, IJCAI-03, in Acapulco, Mexico from August 9–15.