2008 AI Dissertation Award

The 2008 Artificial Intelligence Dissertation Award sponsored by ECCAI, the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence has been awarded to:

Steven Schockaert

Ghent University, Belgium

for his thesis:

Reasoning about Fuzzy Temporal and Spatial Information from the Web

This Award includes a certificate signed by the ECCAI Chair and 1.500 Euros (which include the travel grant for the Award ceremony).

The Selection Committee has decided to award, in addition, an honourable mention to Christian Plagemann, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, for his thesis: "Gaussian Processes for Flexible Robot Learning".

The ECCAI Dissertation Award Ceremony took place on 28 August 2009 during ACAI-2009 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.