AI Magazine

Magazine about artificial intelligence.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 2, Summer

2003 AAAI Robot Competition and Exhibition
The Twelfth Annual American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Robot Competition and Exhibition was held in Acapulco, Mexico, in conjunction with the Eighteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. The events included...
2004 AAAI Fall Symposium Series
The 2004 AAAI Fall Symposium Series will be held Friday through Sunday, October 22-24, 2004, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Washington, DC. The AAAI Fall Symposium Series will be preceded on Thursday, October 21, by a one-day AI funding seminar,...
Cognitive Vision
The integration of AI and vision has been a long-term goal of both disciplines for more than three decades. This special issue illustrates some recent work on bridging the gap. Forty years ago, the integration of computational vision and AI was...
Dynamic Vision-Based Intelligence
A synthesis of methods from cybernetics and AI yields a concept of intelligence for autonomous mobile systems that integrates closed-loop visual perception and goal-oriented action cycles using spatiotemporal models. In a layered architecture, systems...
Incremental Heuristic Search in AI
Incremental search reuses information from previous searches to find solutions to a series of similar search problems potentially faster than is possible by solving each search problem from scratch. This is important because many AI systems have to...
Issues in Designing Physical Agents for Dynamic Real-Time Environments World Modeling, Planning, Learning, and Communicating
This article discusses a workshop held in conjunction with the Eighteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-03), held in Acapulco, Mexico, on 11 August 2003. ********** Recent developments in multiagent systems...
National Science Foundation Summer Field Institute for Rescue Robots for Research and Response (R4)
Fifteen scientists from six universities and five companies were embedded with a team of search and rescue professionals from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Indiana Task Force 1 in August 2003 at a demolished building in Lebanon, Indiana....
RoboCup-2003: New Scientific and Technical Advances
This article reports on the RoboCup-2003 event. RoboCup is no longer just the Soccer World Cup for autonomous robots but has evolved to become a coordinated initiative encompassing four different robotics events: (1) Soccer, (2) Rescue, (3) Junior...
Steps toward a Cognitive Vision System
An adequate natural language description of developments in a real-world scene can be taken as proof of "understanding what is going on." An algorithmic system that generates natural language descriptions from video recordings of road traffic scenes...
The 2003 International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-03)
The 2003 International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-03) was held 9 to 13 June 2003 in Trento, Italy. It was chaired by Enrico Giunchiglia (University of Genova), Nicola Muscettola (NASA Ames), and Dana Nau (University of Maryland)....
The St. Thomas Common Sense Symposium: Designing Architectures for Human-Level Intelligence
To build a machine that has "common sense" was once a principal goal in the field of artificial intelligence. But most researchers in recent years have retreated from that ambitious aim. Instead, each developed some special technique that could deal...
The Way to San Jose: 2004 National AI Conference to Be Held in Silicon Valley
Returning to the spawning grounds of the digital revolution--the Silicon Valley--AAAI's Nineteenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-04) and Sixteenth Innovative Applications of AI Conference (IAAI-04) will be held at the San Jose...
Unrestricted Recognition of 3D Objects for Robotics Using Multilevel Triplet Invariants
A method for unrestricted recognition of three-dimensional objects was developed. By unrestricted, we imply that the recognition will be done independently of object position, scale, orientation, and pose against a structured background. It does not...