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Welcome to CAIAC!

CAIAC is the Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association.

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Formerly known as the Canadian Society for the Computational Studies of Intelligence (or Société canadienne pour l'étude de l'intelligence par ordinateur), CAIAC's mission is to foster excellence and leadership in research, development and education in Canada's artificial intelligence community by facilitating the exchange of knowledge through various media and venues. CAIAC is the official arm of the AAAI in Canada. We are proud to note that Dr. Alan Mackworth, former President of the AAAI, was a founding member of our society.

Membership

A yearly membership of $30 buys you a significant saving on registration for the annual AI/GI/CRV/IS conference and access to valuable information at this web site such as: Competition Dates and Links, Research Groups and Projects, Recent Doctoral / Masters Theses, Projects looking for Students, Students looking for Projects, Funding Sources, Scholarships and Awards, and Job Opportunities.

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Recent articles

2017 AI Masters Thesis Award Nomination

The Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association/L'Association pour l'Intelligence Artificielle au Canada (CAIAC) is happy to announce its sixth AI Master’s Thesis Award.  This award concerns outstanding MSc theses completed in a Canadian University during 2016 in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The final (post-defense) version of the MSc thesis must have been received and accepted by the graduate unit in 2016.

2017 Doctoral Dissertation Award Nomination

The Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association/L'Association pour l'Intelligence Artificielle au Canada (CAIAC) is happy to announce its sixth AI Doctoral Dissertation Award.  This award concerns outstanding doctoral dissertations completed in a Canadian University during 2016 in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The final (post-defense) version of the Ph.D. thesis must have been received and accepted by the graduate unit in 2016.

Lecturer in Computer Science – Master of Health Information Management Program Coordinator

The Department of Computer Science of the University of Regina invites applications for a 3-year term Lecturer position starting April 1, 2017.

The position will focus on the development and delivery of an online masters program in Health Information Management aimed at medical and information technology professionals in the health sector.  The successful candidate will be the primary instructor for the MHIM program. 

A scholarship in memory of Nick Cercone

Professor Nick Cercone was a world‐renowned researcher in the fields of artificial intelligence, data mining and computational linguistics.  He was a wonderful person of great humanity: generous, humorous and selfless in his dealings with everyone. Several of us, all long‐time friends of Nick Cercone, decided to honour him by creating an endowed National Graduate Scholarship in his name.  The IEEE Canadian Foundation—Nick was an IEEE Fellow—will hold and invest the funds that are raised.