An educational video competition will take place this October in the city of Granada. It will be organized as part of the XVIII Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAEPIA 2018). This competition invites participants to create an educational video introducing viewers to the techniques and methods of artificial intelligence. The goal of the competitors is to visually explain the use of AI techniques and concepts in problem solving.

In this edition, I will have the great honor of being part of the jury of this competition along with great colleagues from other Spanish universities such as Senén Barro Ameneiro (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), Óscar Cordón (Universidad de Granada), María José del Jesus Díaz (Universidad de Jaén) and Alicia Troncoso (Universidad Pablo de Olavide).

slide1All those who are interested in learning more about this and other proposals within the framework of CAEPIA 2018 can go to: http://sci2s.ugr.es/caepia18/competition_es.html#videos or to http://sci2s.ugr.es/caepia18/inicio.html

Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Juan Manuel Corchado (15 May 1971, Salamanca, Spain) is Professor at the University of Salamanca. He has been Vice-Rector for Research from 2013 to 2017 and Director of the Science Park of the University of Salamanca. Elected as Dean of the Faculty of Science twice, he holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Salamanca and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of the West of Scotland. He leads the renowned BISITE (Bioinformatics, Intelligent Systems and Educational Technology) Research Group, created in 2000. Director of the IoT Digital Innovation Hub and President of the AIR Institute, J. M. Corchado is also Visiting Professor at the Osaka Institute of Technology since January 2015, Visiting Professor at the Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and Member of the Advisory Group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). J. M. Corchado has been president of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, and academic coordinator of the University Institute for Research in Art and Animation Technology at the University of Salamanca, as well as researcher at the Universities of Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). He currently combines all his activity with the direction of Master programmes in Security, Digital Animation, Mobile Telephony, Information Systems Management, Internet of Things, Social Media, 3D Design and Printing, Blockchain, Z System, Industry 4.0, Agile Project Management, and Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings, at the University of Salamanca and his work as editor-in-chief of the journals ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) or Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section). J. M. Corchado mainly works on projects related to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Fog Computing, Edge Computing, Smart Cities, Smart Grids and Sentiment Analysis. He has recently been included in the board of trustees of the AstraZeneca Foundation, along with other health professionals and researchers recognised for bringing scientific knowledge closer to society.

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