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The 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence ushered in the 50th anniversary of the founding of IJCAI.
The “28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence” (IJCAI 2019), hosted by IJCAI, hosted by the University of Macau and the Macao Convention and Exhibition Industry Association as an executing agency, was recently held at the Venetian Macao Convention and Exhibition Center in Macau.
IJCAI is known as the “Olympic” in the field of artificial intelligence and is one of the top international academic conferences in the field.
The conference attracted about 3,500 artificial intelligence researchers and experts from about 50 countries and regions including China, the United States, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina to discuss the current status and future of artificial intelligence. IJCAI 2019 Conference Chairman and professor of the University of Technology Vienna, Thomas Eiter, said that the increasing importance of artificial intelligence and the resulting problems will be an important topic of this session.
This year’s conference invited a number of well-known experts and scholars in the field of artificial intelligence to attend the lecture, including: Professor Giuseppe de Giacomo, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, First University of Rome, Professor Leslie Kaelbling, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science, Nanjing University Professor Zhou Zhihua of the Institute of Artificial Intelligence, Professor Adnan Darwiche of Computer Science at UCLA, Associate Professor Hadas Kress-Gazit of Cornell University School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, President and CEO of Sony Computer Science Laboratory Hiroaki Kitano, and University of Bologna Professor Michela Milano, Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
In addition to the conference, the site also has a B2B exhibition of about 5,000 square meters, which brings together leading science and technology enterprises, with more than 60 standard booths, divided into commodity display areas and robot display areas, with hundreds of teams. To showcase a wide range of robots, and to host a number of exciting events, including: AI Artificial Intelligence Challenge, AI Video Contest, Macau High School AI Challenge, Angry Birds and International Computer Chess Tournament AI events.
It is worth mentioning that this year coincides with the 50th anniversary of the IJCAI Association, which is of special significance in Macau. The conference will help Macao’s development of the Science and Technology Innovation Corridor in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau.