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The 1996 Fall Symposium Series

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The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) held its 1996 Fall Symposia Series on 9 to 11 November in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This article contains summaries of the seven symposia that were conducted: (1) Configuration; (2) Developing Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities; (3) Embodied Cognition and Action; (4) Flexible Computation: Results, Issues, and Opportunities; (5) Knowledge Representation Systems Based on Natural Language; (6) Learning Complex Behaviors in Adaptive Intelligent Systems; and (7) Plan Execution: Problems and Issues.


The 1995 AAAI Spring Symposia Reports

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The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence held its 1995 Spring Symposium Series on March 27 to 29 at Stanford University. This article contains summaries of the nine symposia that were conducted: (1) Empirical Methods in Discourse Interpretation and Generation; (2) Extending Theories of Action: Formal Theory and Practical Applications; (3) Information Gathering from Heterogeneous, Distributed Environments; (4) Integrated Planning Applications; (5) Interactive Story Systems: Plot and Character; (6) Lessons Learned from Implemented Software Architectures for Physical Agents; (7) Representation and Acquisition of Lexical Knowledge: Polysemy, Ambiguity, and Generativity; (8) Representing Mental States and Mechanisms; and (9) Systematic Methods of Scientific Discovery.


1994 Fall Symposium Series Reports

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The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence held its 1994 Fall Symposium Series on November 4-6 at the Monteleone Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. This article contains summaries of the five symposia that were conducted: (1) Control of the Physical World by Intelligent Agents, (2) Improving Instruction of Introductory AI, (3) Knowledge Representation for Natural Language Processing in Implemented Systems, (4) Planning and Learning: On to Real Applications, and (5) Relevance.


AAAI 1993 Spring Symposium Series Reports

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The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) held its 1993 Spring Symposium Series on March 23-25 at Stanford University. This article contains summaries of the eight symposia that were conducted: AI and Creativity, AI and NP-Hard Problems, Building Lexicons for Machine Translation, Case-Based Reasoning and Information Retrieval, Foundations of Automatic Planning, Innovative Applications of Massive Parallelism, Reasoning about Mental States, and Training Issues in Incremental Learning. Technical reports of the symposia AI and Creativity, Building Lexicons for Machine Translation, Case-Based Reasoning and Information Retrieval, Foundations of Automatic Planning, Innovative Applications of Massive Parallelism, Reasoning about Mental States, and Training Issues in Incremental Learning are available from AAAI.


AAAI 1992 Fall Symposium Series Reports

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The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence held its 1992 Fall Symposium Series on October 23-25 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This article contains summaries of the five symposia that were conducted: Applications of AI to Real-World Autonomous Mobile Robots, Design from Physical Principles, Intelligent Scientific Computation, Issues in Description Logics: Users Meet Developers, and Probabilistic Approaches to Natural Language.


The AAAI 1992 Spring Symposium Reports

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The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence held its 1992 Spring Symposium Series on March 25-27 at Stanford University, Stanford, California. This article contains a summary of the symposia that were conducted: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Cognitive Aspects of Knowledge Acquisition, Computational Considerations in Supporting Incremental Modification and Reuse, Knowledge Assimilation, Practical Approaches to Scheduling and Planning, Producing Cooperative Explanations, Propositional Knowledge Representation, Selective Perception, and Reasoning with Diagrammatic Representations.


In Memorium

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Allen Newell, one of the founders of AI and cognitive science, died on July 19th, 1992.




AAAI 1991 Fall Symposium Series Reports

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The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence held its 1991 Fall Symposium Series on November 15-17 at the Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California. This article contains summaries of the four symposia: Discourse Structure in Natural Language Understanding and Generation, Knowledge and Action at Social and Organizational Levels, Principles of Hybrid Reasoning, Sensory Aspects of Robotic Intelligence.