A very successful 21st Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science was held from Monday 30th August to Wednesday September 1st in the National University of Ireland Galway. It was organised jointly by Information Technology, Psychology and the Digital Enterprise Research Institute.
The best paper prize was awarded to Kevin Foley, Derek Greene and Padraig Cunningham for their paper and presentation titled "Optimizing Conflicting Objectives in NMF Using Pareto Simulated Annealing".
The conference received some positive press coverage from local Galway Bay FM radio(link to follow) and in the Irish Times.
A link to the original welcome page is included here.
The local organising committee would sincerely like to extend our thanks to all those who attended, presented and participated at the conference; to the President of NUI Galway for his warm welcome address; to the two keynote speakers for their engaging and thought-provoking presentations; to all those who chaired sessions and kept everything on track and on time; to the Programme Committee for their continued hard work and commitment to AICS; to our sponsors for their support; and to Tina Earls, Joe O'Connell, Alan Cunningham and Aaron Hastings for their help and assistance with the conference organisation.
AICS 2010 gratefully acknowledges its sponsors: Amiando. Clique Research Cluster. Discipline of Information Technology. School of Psychology. NUI Galway and NUI Galway’s Millennium Fund.