The recommendation for 2018 CAAI Excellent Doctoral Dissertations has been launched. The award was established to promote scientific and technological progress in the field of artificial intelligence in China, encourage innovative research, accelerate the growth of young talents, and reward doctoral candidates in China who have made outstanding achievements. Issues relevant to the recommendation of candidate papers are notified as follows:
1 Application Requirements
1). The range of the selection for CAAI Excellent Doctoral Dissertations include all the doctoral papers which made through the doctoral dissertation defense in China from January 1st, 2016 to December 31st, 2017 and engaged in the field of artificial intelligence research;
2). The doctoral dissertations participating in the selection must be recommended by a university department or research institution with relevant majors such as computer science & technology, software engineering, and control science & engineering. Each unit recommends no more than 3 dissertations. Papers that have already taken part in the selection may no longer be recommended;
3). For specific evaluation conditions and constraints, see " Regulations on Selection of Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence "
2. Participation materials
1). 2 hard copies of the dissertation;
2). 1 digital form of the dissertation;
3). 2 copies of Recommendation Form for CAAI Excellent Doctoral Dissertations with signature and seal (must be signed by the person in charge of the unit where the author defensed the dissertation as well as the seal of the unit), one in word format and the other scanned into pdf format, digital versions of the form should be consistent with the printed one;
4). The dissertation recommended by the expert committee needs to submit two copies of the recommendation form signed by the director of the expert committee, one printed and the other scanned into pdf format;
5). 2 copies of the opinions of the dissertation defense committee, one printed and the other scanned into pdf format;
6). For recommendation materials with confidential issues, please review according to relevant national laws and regulations, and submit a confidentiality examined certificate.
7). Other relevant certification materials.
3. Evaluation Arrangements
All units are required to do their best in organizing and recommending works. Before 17:00 on April 20, 2018, the printed version of application materials should be submitted to the Secretariat of CAAI, and the digital version should be sent to the E-mail box of CAAI.
1). Acceptance: from now to April 20th, 2018;
2). Format and qualification review: April 20th - April 26th, 2018;
3). Preliminary evaluation: April 26th - May 26th, 2018, peer experts will conduct initial evaluation of the application materials, and select no more than 20 candidates for outstanding doctoral dissertations;
4). Preliminary evaluation publication: May 26th - June 9th, 2018;
5). Final evaluation: June 10th - June 25th, 2018, the CAAI Final Evaluation Committee will conduct a final evaluation and no more than 10 winners will be awarded;
6). Final evaluation publication: June 26th - July 10th, 2018.
Please contact: Professor Wen, Professor Zou
Tel: 010-62282983, 010-62281360
Address: Room 122, Teaching Building 1, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, No.10 Xitucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing
Zip code: 100876
P.S. Please label "2018CAAI优博评选" on the surface of the envelope.