Reports of the 2016 AAAI Workshop Program

Stefano Albrecht, Bruno Bouchard, John S. Brownstein, David L. Buckeridge, Cornelia Caragea, Kevin M. Carter, Adnan Darwiche, Blaz Fortuna, Yannick Francillette, Sébastien Gaboury, C. Lee Giles, Marko Grobelnik, Estevam R. Hruschka, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Parisa Kordjamshidi, Viliam Lisy, Daniele Magazzeni, Joao Marques-Silva, Pierre Marquis, David Martinez, Martin Michalowski, Arash Shaban-Nejad, Zeinab Noorian, Enrico Pontelli, Alex Rogers, Stephanie Rosenthal, Dan Roth, Arunesh Sinha, William Streilein, Sylvie Thiebaux, Son Cao Tran, Byron C. Wallace, Toby Walsh, Michael Witbrock, Jie Zhang

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The Workshop Program of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence’s Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-16) was held at the beginning of the conference, February 12-13, 2016. Workshop participants met and discussed issues with a selected focus — providing an informal setting for active exchange among researchers, developers and users on topics of current interest. To foster interaction and exchange of ideas, the workshops were kept small, with 25-65 participants. Attendance was sometimes limited to active participants only, but most workshops also allowed general registration by other interested individuals. The AAAI-16 Workshops were an excellent forum for exploring emerging approaches and task areas, for bridging the gaps between AI and other fields or between subfields of AI, for elucidating the results of exploratory research, or for critiquing existing approaches. The fifteen workshops held at AAAI-16 were Artificial Intelligence Applied to Assistive Technologies and Smart Environments (WS-16-01), AI, Ethics, and Society (WS-16-02), Artificial Intelligence for Cyber Security (WS-16-03), Artificial Intelligence for Smart Grids and Smart Buildings (WS-16-04), Beyond NP (WS-16-05), Computer Poker and Imperfect Information Games (WS-16-06), Declarative Learning Based Programming (WS-16-07), Expanding the Boundaries of Health Informatics Using AI (WS-16-08), Incentives and Trust in Electronic Communities (WS-16-09), Knowledge Extraction from Text (WS-16-10), Multiagent Interaction without Prior Coordination (WS-16-11), Planning for Hybrid Systems (WS-16-12), Scholarly Big Data: AI Perspectives, Challenges, and Ideas (WS-16-13), Symbiotic Cognitive Systems (WS-16-14), and World Wide Web and Population Health Intelligence (WS-16-15).

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v37i3.2680

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