If you are looking for an answer to the question What is Artificial Intelligence? and you only have a minute, then here's the definition the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence offers on its home page: "the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines."
However, if you are fortunate enough to have more than a minute, then please get ready to embark upon an exciting journey exploring AI (but beware, it could last a lifetime) …
Magerko, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology) | Bahamón, Julio César (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) | Buro, Michael (University of Alberta) | Damiano, Rossana (University of Turin) | Mazeika, Jo (University of California, Santa Cruz) | Ontañón, Santiago (Drexel University) | Robertson, Justus (North Carolina State University) | Ryan, James (University of California, Santa Cruz) | Siu, Kristin (Georgia Institute of Technology)
The 13th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE 2017) was held at the Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Little Cottonwod Canyon in the Wasatch Range of the Rock Mountains near Salt Lake County, Utah. Along with the main conference presentations, the meeting included two tutorials, three workshops, and invited keynotes. This report summarizes the main conference. It also includes contributions from the organizers of the three workshops.