Distinguished Service Award IJCAI

AI Magazine 

Trustees to honor senior scientists in artificial intelligence for contributions and service to the field during their careers. The Award carries a stipend of $1,000 and covers expenses of the recipient's attendance at Distinguished Service Award; the first was presented to Bernard Meltzer in 1979. Arthur Samuel is one of the pioneeers in AI. His checkers program was the earliest high-performance AI system, and his work on machine learning is a classic in the field.