Ninth AAAI Video CompetitionAAAI is pleased to announce the continuation of the AAAI Video Competition, now entering its ninth year. The video competition will be held in conjunction with the AAAI-15 conference in Austin Texas, USA, January 25-29, 2015. At the main AAAI-15 awards ceremony, authors of award-winning videos will be presented with "Shakeys", trophies named in honour of SRI's Shakey robot and its pioneering video. Top videos will be screened during the award ceremony and during a dedicated session. All videos will also be visible throughout the conference.
The goal of the competition is to show the world how much fun AI is by documenting exciting artificial intelligence advances in research, education, and application. View previous entries and award winners at http://www.aaaivideos.org/past_competitions or watch last year's videos on youtube.
The rules are simple: Compose a short video about an exciting AI project, and narrate it so that it is accessible to a broad online audience. We strongly encourage student participation.
To increase reach, select videos will be uploaded to YouTube and promoted through social media (twitter, facebook, g+) and major blogs in AI and robotics. Last year's videos were viewed over 10 000 times.
This year, we will also be running a People's Choice Award on Robohub (http://robohub.org) where viewers on internet can vote for their favorite AI video.
The AAAI Video Competition is also an ideal opportunity to give further visibility to contributions presented at AAAI-15. We therefore welcome videos associated with manuscripts submitted to AAAI-15 or with entries submitted to the Demo Track and to the Robotics Exhibitions. We will make sure to publicize your paper/demo/exhibit in the video proceedings and during the award ceremony. More information on these events can be found here: http://www.aaai.org/Conferences/AAAI/2015
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