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Welcome to CAIAC!

CAIAC is the Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association.


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.


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

Archives of the magazine Canadian Artificial Intelligence/Intelligence artificielle au Canada are now available

Thanks to Graeme Hirst, archives of the independent CSCSI/SCEIO magazine called "Canadian Artificial Intelligence/Intelligence artificielle au Canada" are now available on this site. Issues of the CSCSI-SCEIO Newsletter dating back to 1974 can also be downloaded on the same page.

Canadian AI 2017, Edmonton, Alberta

The 30th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence will take place in Edmonton, Alberta, May 16 to May 19, 2017.

The call for papers is online on the website for the conference.

2016 AI PhD & Masters Thesis Award Winners

The Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association/L’Association pour l'Intelligence Artificielle au Canada (CAIAC) is happy to announce the winners of its annual AI Doctoral Dissertation & Masters Thesis Awards for 2016.

Obituary: Nicholas Joseph (Nick) Cercone

CAIAC is deeply saddened to inform the Canadian AI community that Dr. Nicholas Joseph (Nick) Cercone has passed away on Sunday, Dec 6, 2015.