The 2016 International Workshop on Brain and Artificial Intelligence (BAI 2016)

October 13th, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA




** Introduction **

Creating human-level intelligent system is the long-standing mission for the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) since its establishment nearly 60 years ago. Until now, however, there is still no general purpose intelligent system which can reach the human intelligence level in terms of coordinating various cognitive behaviors, adaptability of complex environments, and autonomous learning under new environments. With the advancement of Brain Science, Neuroscience, and Cognitive Science, it is now possible for partially observing and obtaining data on the activities of brain neural networks at multiple scales while they are conducting various cognitive tasks. Hence, understandings of the brain at multiple scales will bring inspirations to future Artificial Intelligence research and applications. This workshop aims at bringing researchers and practitioners from Brain Science, Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence, etc. to discuss how they can collaborate and inspire each other to advance Brain-inspired Artificial Intelligence. The workshop will be co-located with the 2016 International Conference on Brain Informatics & Health, October 13th, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.

** Topics of Interests **

Research contributions should be related but are not limited to one or more of the following topics:

  • Multi-scale Information Processing Mechanisms of the Brain
  • Cognitive Architectures
  • Brain-inspired Cognitive Computation and Modeling
  • Brain-inspired Artificial Neural Networks
  • Brain-inspired Information Processing
  • Brain-inspired Evolutionary Systems
  • Brain-inspired Machine Learning
  • Brain-inspired / Cognitive Neuro Robotics
  • Brain-inspired / Neuromorphic Computing
  • Brain and Machine Consciousness
  • Brain-Computer Interface
  • Artificial General Intelligence

** Submissions and Publication [Enter] **

Similar to the main conference of BIH 2016, there are 2 types of paper submissions that are possible:

  • Type 1: Full Paper Submissions. Papers need to have up to 10 pages in Springer LNCS format. All full-length papers accepted will be published by Springer as a volume of the series of LNCS/LNAI.
  • Type 2: Abstract Submissions. Abstracts have a word limit of 500 words. Experimental research is particularly welcome. Accepted abstract submissions will be included in the conference program and will be published as a single, collective proceedings volume.

All submissions will be reviewed by at least two members of the Program Committee on the basis of :

  • relevance to the workshop topic of interests.
  • significance and technical quality
  • originality
  • format and clarity

** Important Dates **

  • Workshop paper submissions: June 18th, 2016
  • Notification of Workshop paper acceptance: June 25th, 2016
  • Camera-ready copies of accepted papers: June 30th, 2016
  • Workshop date: October 13th, 2016

** Program **

Time Authors Title
9:00-9:30 Hongyin Zhu, Yi Zeng Reasoning over Linked Brain Data
9:30-10:00 Narusci Bastos, Diana Adamatti, Cleo Billa Using Decision Trees to Analyse Brain Signals in Spacial Activities
10:00-10:30 Tielin Zhang, Yi Zeng Memory Network Initialization based on Network Motifs in Hippocampus
10:30-11:00 Jing Wang, Yongchuan Yu, Jianzhuo Yan, Jianhui Chen, Zhongcheng Zhao, Dongsheng Wang A Probabilistic Method for Linking BI provenances to Open Knowledge Base

** Workshop Co-Chairs **

Yi Zeng,
Institute of Automation,
Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Beijing, P.R. China.
Tianming Yang,
Institute of Neuroscience,
Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Shanghai, P.R. China.
Tielin Zhang,
Institute of Automation,
Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Beijing, P.R. China.

** Program Committee **

  • Baidu Si (Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Hua Han (Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Yuwei Cui (Numenta, Inc., United States)
  • Zhijiang Wang (Sixth Hospital, Peking University, China)